The Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, known in Indonesian as Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, oversees and organizes early childhood education, elementary education, secondary education, and community education affairs.
Higher education affairs are overseen by the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education. Their website is available in English and may provide some useful resources, such as information about the Ministry's policies and programs and a variety of statistics.
The Indonesian Academy of Sciences, or AIPI, is an independent organization that brings together Indonesian scientists to conduct research and provide advice to the government and society on the acquisition, development, and application of science and technology. Their website is available in Indonesian, but some reports may be available in English, and may be useful for researching how science is used and taught in Indonesia.
Information about school emergency drills such as fire drills or drills for other natural disasters may not be available online. However, another way to be prepared is to be aware of some of the common natural disasters that occur in Indonesia:
To find more background information about the educational system of Indonesia, try these tips for searching the library catalog:
Here are some keywords that may be useful in your search:
For a brief overview of the Indonesian education system and related topics, try these articles available through the library's collections. The first article is available in print in the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library's reference collection, and the second is available online.
The following online publications may also prove useful in your research:
For information about cultural norms in Indonesia, try these resources:
To find more resources in the library catalog, try searching using the following keywords:
If you know the specific island or region of Indonesia to which you will be traveling, it may also be helpful to search for general guidebooks on the area.
There are many journals focused on various aspects of education in the Asia-Pacific region. The following journals are available online through the library's website and can be searched for relevant articles: