POLICY BRIEF: Assessment for improved learning outcomes, October 2019
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An effective assessment system provides students, teachers, parents and government with valid and reliable information about learning outcomes. Assessment informs teachers’ planning so they can tailor lessons to students’ needs,…

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POLICY BRIEF: Multi-grade teaching, October 2019
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According to the World Bank, over 30 per cent of the world’s children are taught in multi-grade classes. In many small primary schools and madrasah in Indonesia, there is no…

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POLICY BRIEF: School leadership and learning, October 2019
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The critical role of school leaders and especially principals in delivering quality education has long been recognised. Since the reforms of the early 2000s, the Indonesian government has implemented a…

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POLICY BRIEF: Mother language transition in education, October 2019
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Research from the Global Education Monitoring body, appointed by UNESCO, found that 40 per cent of the world’s population don’t access education in a language they understand. This situation occurs…

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POLICY BRIEF: Early grade numeracy, October 2019
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The relationship between a skilled work force and the achievement of basic competencies in literacy and numeracy is an important one, underpinning higher order thinking skills (HOTS) such as critical…

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