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'Out of the box' learning with Indonesian start-ups

Ruangguru tutor Asthina Novita Syanur (right) teaching geography along with a colleague in a video. PHOTO: RUANGGURU
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JAKARTA - Indonesian housewife Delores Mia Monorica, 43, began to use a one-year animation learning package by education technology (edtech) start-up Ruangguru in July to help her eldest daughter, Ibrenna Mirkaela Simanjuntak, study at home.

Earlier the same month, eight-year-old Mirkaela quit formal education before she was to start her third year in primary school to be home-schooled, as her parents want her to focus on character building and study according to her talents and interest.

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