The Impact of Covid-19 to Indonesian Education and Its Relation to the Philosophy of “Merdeka Belajar”

  • Azmil Abidah Pharmacy Vocational High School of Sekesal, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Hasan Nuurul Hidaayatullaah Physics Education Program, Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Roy Martin Simamora Indonesia Institute of the Art, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Daliana Fehabutar Physics Education Program, Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Lely Mutakinati Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Japan
Keywords: Covid-19, Philosophy of Education, Merdeka Belajar

Abstract

The Covid-19 pandemic is now beginning to spread to the world of education. The Ministry of Education and Culture (MOEC) is currently based on official information, ready with all scenarios, including encouraging online learning for students. This article is a kind of position paper—it clearances one side of a debatable opinion about a hot issue. The aim of a position paper is to persuade the reader that our opinion is valid and defensible. In regards to our position as researchers, then, the point of view is separated into four parts: The philosophy of “Merdeka Belajar”, physical distancing, social distancing and self-quarantine, digital learning in Indonesia to face Covid-19, ‘Merdeka Belajar’, digital learning, Covid-19, and authors’ view.

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Published
2020-04-01
How to Cite
Abidah, A., Hidaayatullaah, H. N., Simamora, R. M., Fehabutar, D., & Mutakinati, L. (2020). The Impact of Covid-19 to Indonesian Education and Its Relation to the Philosophy of “Merdeka Belajar”. Studies in Philosophy of Science and Education, 1(1), 38-49. https://doi.org/10.46627/sipose.v1i1.9
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