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Dr Phillip McKenzie

Asean Economic Community (ACD)

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Teacher Absenteeism In Indonesia: Policy Brief, Phillip Mckenzie, Dita Nugroho, Clare Ozolins, Julie Mcmillan, Sudarno Sumarto, Nina Toyamah, Vita Febriany, R Sodo, Luhur Bima, Armand Sim Feb 2015

Teacher Absenteeism In Indonesia: Policy Brief, Phillip Mckenzie, Dita Nugroho, Clare Ozolins, Julie Mcmillan, Sudarno Sumarto, Nina Toyamah, Vita Febriany, R Sodo, Luhur Bima, Armand Sim

Dr Phillip McKenzie

This study of teacher absenteeism in Indonesia is one of the most comprehensive and large-scale studies of teacher absenteeism undertaken anywhere in the world. Specially trained teams made two unannounced visits to each of the sampled schools during their regular teaching and learning time. The teams collected information on teacher absence, observed classes, conducted interviews with principals and teachers, and administered short tests to samples of students. Visit 1 was in late 2013 and Visit 2 in early 2014. Interviews were also held with district-level officials. The research examined not only teachers’ absence from school, but also any absence from ...