Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Tackling Indonesia’s teacher quality is a tangible way to lift the country’s learning profile. Policies to improve teacher performance range from increasing teachers’ wages, instituting certification programmes to better teacher readiness, deepening community participation in school management, and...
Monday, 20 July 2020
Ulfah Alifia, Arjuni Rahmi Barasa, Luhur Bima, Rezanti Putri Pramana, Shintia Revina, Florischa Ayu Tresnatri
Learning from Home: A Portrait of Teaching and Learning Inequalities in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Highly varied learning facilities and support from parents among students, even in a class taught by the same teacher, leads to equally varied practices of learning from home. This widens even further learning inequalities among students. Students with limited support receive the worst impacts of...
Monday, 6 July 2020
Simulations show that school closures due to COVID-19 may result in worse learning losses than those accumulated during regular school breaks. This loss of schooling can have long-term effects on wages. All students face a high risk of scarring.
Monday, 29 June 2020
Preliminary Analysis of the Driving Factors behind Disparities in Distance Learning at the Elementary School Level
In some regions in Indonesia, efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic have been followed by the distance learning policy. As a result, teachers and students are required to be able to adapt to changes in the teaching-learning process. In practice, however, the implementation of the...