Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
The RISE Podcast: Shintia Revina on Teaching and the Teaching Profession in Indonesia
Dr. Shintia Revina discusses insights and issues emerging from RISE Indonesia’s growing body of research about the teaching profession.
In this episode of the RISE Podcast, Dr Shintia Revina, Deputy Team Lead of the RISE Indonesia country research team and a researcher at SMERU in Jakarta, speaks with Yue-Yi Hwa (RISE Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government). During the episode, they discuss insights and issues emerging from RISE Indonesia’s growing body of research about the teaching profession. Points of discussion include gaps between policy expectations and reality, constraints from entrenched political priorities and institutional structures, and the benefits and challenges of conducting research using reflective diary entries by novice teachers.
- Overview of RISE Indonesia studies on teacher reform at the national level: https://rise.smeru.or.id/en/research/component/teacher-reformation
- Study on the political economy of teacher recruitment in Indonesia: working paper (https://riseprogramme.org/publications/struggle-recruit-good-teachers-indonesia-institutional-and-social-dysfunctions); policy note (http://rise.smeru.or.id/sites/default/files/publication/%28EN%29Policy%20Note%20-%20Strategi%20untuk%20memperbaiki%20perekrutan%20guru%20di%20indonesia.pdf)
- Study on four decades of teacher professional development in Indonesia: working paper (https://riseprogramme.org/publications/systemic-constraints-facing-teacher-professional-development-middle-income-country); blog (https://riseprogramme.org/blog/four-decades-teacher-professional-development-indonesia)
- Study on the social accountability mechanism and teacher performance pay for remote schools in Indonesia: working paper (https://riseprogramme.org/publications/scores-camera-action-incentivizing-teachers-remote-areas); blog (https://riseprogramme.org/blog/edu-incentives-indonesia)
- Study of Mindspark computer-adaptive learning in India: https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/aer.20171112
- Other publications from the RISE Indonesia team: https://riseprogramme.org/research?f%5B0%5D=country%3AIndonesia&search_api_fulltext=&author=&f%5B0%5D=country%3AIndonesia&page=1
- Articles from the SMERU Research Institute on The Conversation Indonesia (in Bahasa Indonesia): https://theconversation.com/institutions/smeru-research-institute-1691
Shintia Revina is the Deputy Team Leader for the RISE Indonesia team based at the SMERU Research Institute. She holds a doctorate in mathematics education from the University of Hong Kong, a master’s degree in mathematics education from Freudenthal Institute Utrecht University, and an undergraduate degree in mathematics education from State University of Jakarta (UNJ). She is currently working on the impact of pre-service teacher training programmes on the quality of teacher candidates and how the programme contributes to student learning improvement, specialising in teacher education and curriculum and instruction.
More information at: https://smeru.or.id/en/content/shintia-revina.
RISE is funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office; Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Programme is implemented through a partnership between Oxford Policy Management and the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. The Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford supports the production of the RISE Podcast.
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