Teachers' Stories

Stories from Contract Teachers: Teaching Experience and What They Do to Securing a Civil Servant Status

The process of getting a teaching job with contract employment varies from school to school. All of the contract teachers whom we met hoped that their contract employment was temporary, and that eventually they would be promoted as a civil servant teacher. Here are stories from two contract teachers on how they got their teaching job and the process that they have to go through in realising the hope of someday becoming a civil servant.


Series of “Stories from Teachers in Kebumen and Bukittinggi”: The Picture of Teacher Recruitment in Indonesia

Data from the Ministry of Education and Culture shows the number of teachers in Indonesia is more than three million. Roughly 1.6 million teachers are civil servants, while the rest are on non-permanent employment—widely known as contract or honorary teachers.