The early years of a teacher’s career are crucial to the formation of their professional identity—a complex process of reconciling their personal attributes with the demands of the profession. This study explores the identity formation of novice teachers in Indonesia and seeks to identify the various aspects that shape this process. Specifically, we examine how Indonesia’s current teacher policy landscape affects novice teachers’ perspectives on teaching and their profession.
Pre-service Teacher Training
Shintia Revina presented findings from a study on how policy shapes novice teacher professional identity formation in Indonesia at Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Conference 2022.
Download Shintia's presentation:
Teachers are key actors in the provision of education services. The Indonesian Government seeks to generate newly qualified educators through the Pre-Service Teacher Professional Education (PPG) held by appointed teachers colleges. But, has the knowledge the novice teachers acquired from the PPG programme met their teaching needs? Does the current education system support teachers to achieve their professional capacities?
Asri Yusrina presented "Selecting Teachers in Indonesia: Predicting Teacher Performance using Pre-Employment Information" at the 16th IRSA International Conference. This annual conference was virtually held through Zoom on 12-13 July 2021, and was hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Business at Universitas Gadjah Mada in collaboration with IRSA.
Welcome to “Reform Unreformed”, a collaboration of Papan Tulis podcast and RISE Program in Indonesia. In “Reform Unreformed”, RISE researchers will discuss areas in the Indonesian education system that need to be reformed to improve student learning.
We develop this observation instrument to describe and investigate teaching practices of primary and secondary school teachers. The design of our instrument is drawn upon aspects of teaching from two national teacher evaluations and selected international observation instruments.
RISE Programme researcher Shintia Revina was appointed a speaker in the "Educating the Nation: 2020-2045" webinar organized by The Jakarta Post. In the discussion, Shintia discussed the efforts and challenges in improving the quality of Indonesian teachers.
Shintia is involved in RISE Programme's studies that examine teacher recruitment and teacher professional development.
This summer’s RISE Online Presentation Series continues the RISE tradition of gathering emerging scholarship that considers the learning crisis from an education systems perspective.
To evaluate how well particular education policies help schools conduct better learning, we develop Comprehensive Reading and Mathematics Assessment Tool (CERMAT), a student learning assessment (SLA) tool that can assess specifically the reading and mathematics skills of students in Grades 1–9.