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Innovating legal education: Experiences from Indonesia

Project Brief 2022

This project focuses on five concrete themes: legal reasoning, ethics, law in context, gender, and teaching methods, is an effective way to increase the legal education sector’s contribution in strengthening the rule of law.

Demand-driven innovation of legal education promotes sustainable changes that match local realities. To realize a demand-driven collaborative process, projects need to provide for adequate facilitation support.

Innovating law courses and creating a network among law lecturers for mutual support, inspiration, and innovation are long-term processes. A three-year project offers a good start for this or to reinforce existing efforts.

Effectiveness of an education innovation process depends on support from many local and national stakeholders, most of all university leadership. Any education innovation initiative to be sustainable would ensure their systematic involvement in the process.

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