Thursday, 22 October 2020
Education is facing a triple crisis: the vast majority of children in the world have been affected by school closures; the impending financial crisis could lead to a financing gap for education systems globally; and these COVID-related impacts are hitting an education system that was already in...
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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.
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.