Indonesian Education: Teachers, Schools, and Central Bureaucracy (East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture)

Indonesian Education: Teachers, Schools, and Central Bureaucracy (East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture)

By: Christopher Bjork (author)Paperback

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Indonesian Education: Teachers, Schools, and Central Authority, the first published study of life inside Indonesian schools, explores the role that classroom teachers' behavior and locates their actions within the broader cultures of education and government in Indonesia.

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About Author

Christopher Bjork is an Assistant Professor of Education at Vassar College. His research interest include educational reform in Asia, educational decentralization, and teaching cultures in Indonesia and Japan. He has published numerous articles on these topics in journals such as Comparative Education Review, Anthropology & education Quarterly, and International Review of Education. He also co-edited (with Thomas Rohlen) an anthology titled Education and Training in Japan.

Contents

Preface: Glimpses of Life in an Indonesian Junior High School Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two:Contextualizing the Puzzle Chapter Three: Creation and Development of Educational Decentralization Chapter Four: Connecting Current Conditions to Their Historical Roots Chapter Five: Two Distinct Worlds Chapter Six: Teacher Attachments to the System Chapter Seven: Policy Implementation at the Local Level Chapter Eight: Autonomy and Resistance at St. Timothy's Junior High Chapter Nine: Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/10/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780415648509
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 206
  • ID: 9780415648509
  • weight: 308
  • ISBN10: 0415648505

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