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...
Wednesday, 2 September 2020
Cheating reduces the signal value of exam data and it might shift the focus of teachers and students away from learning. However, it is difficult to prevent cheating if it is widespread. We evaluate the impact of computer-based testing (CBT) on national exam scores in junior secondary schools in...
Monday, 31 August 2020
Indonesia began decentralising its education services in 2001. Decentralisation allows local governments to create educational innovations that can accommodate their individual needs and problems. However, not all districts have the capability to birth educational innovation.
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
Teacher plays a role in the learning process, yet Indonesia's teachers have been generally underperforming. To find the root causes of the struggle to recruit good teachers in Indonesia, RISE Programme in Indonesia conducted a study that examined the teacher recruitment process.
Monday, 3 August 2020
What drives educational innovation to emerge at local level? We contribute on this question by examining three highly innovative districts in Indonesia. Our specific aim is to understand how the innovations are related to the districts’ socio-cultural context.