What Happened to Initial Teacher Education in Indonesia? AReview of the Literature

  • Pipit Novita PhD Candidate, School of Education, University of Bristol

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in Indonesia over the past seven decades (1950-2019) from some theme-related literature. The summary of the socio and geographical background which affect the quality of teachers in the national scale is briefly presented followed by the information about Indonesian student achievement and the need of improvement of ITE in the literature. This paper focuses on the impacts of some historical, political and ITE educational system background to the development of teacher education. The review also illustrates the challenges and condition of ITE nowadays. The paper suggested a program outcome evaluation study as one of the possible solutions to improve and sustain the quality of ITE and its graduates.
Published
Sep 25, 2019
How to Cite
NOVITA, Pipit. What Happened to Initial Teacher Education in Indonesia? AReview of the Literature. European Journal of Social Science Education and Research, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, p. 88-103, sep. 2019. ISSN 2312-8429. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejser/article/view/4535>. Date accessed: 21 nov. 2019.