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Indonesian Education

Teachers, Schools, and Central Bureaucracy

By Christopher Bjork

Routledge – 2005 – 206 pages

Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

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Description

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.

Reviews

"The book is succinct and well written….This book will be of value to students of Indonesian education and comparativists interested in the process of educational change and specifically in educational decentralization." – COMPARE, Vol. 36, No. 4, December 2006

Author Bio

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.

Related Subjects

  1. Asian Studies
  2. Education

Name: Indonesian Education: Teachers, Schools, and Central Bureaucracy (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Christopher Bjork. 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...
Categories: Asian Studies, Education