ACER Indonesia


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Preschool education, Developing countries, Parent education, Early childhood education, Educational policy


The Government of Indonesia (represented by the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Ministry of Religious Affairs, and the Ministry of National Development Planning/ BAPPENAS), the Government of Australia, through Australian Aid, the European Union (EU) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have established the Education Sector Analytical and Capacity Development Partnership (ACDP). ACDP is a facility to promote policy dialogue and facilitate institutional and organisational reform to underpin policy implementation and to help reduce disparities in education performance. The facility is an integral part of the Education Sector Support Program (ESSP). EU’s support to the ESSP also includes a sector budget support along with a Minimum Service Standards capacity development program. Australia’s support is through Australia’s Education Partnership with Indonesia. This report has been prepared with grant support provided by Australian aid and the EU through ACDP. The institution responsible for the management of this project is the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).


This study served as a contribution towards the development of evidence-based policies and strategies for the universal provision of holistic, integrated, affordable, sustainable, well-coordinated, high quality, and equitable Pendidikan Anak Usia Dini (PAUD) early childhood services in Indonesia, particularly for marginalized populations. Its specific objectives include support to the Ministry of Education in Indonesia in two areas: the development of a Road Map for a one-year “Quality Pre-Primary Education for All” (pre-primary PAUD) programme throughout Indonesia, and the development of a supporting programme of “Quality Parenting Education” for parents and caregivers of children of 0 to 6 years of age that can provide communities with the necessary knowledge, attitudes, and skills to support children’s growth, protection, and development (in support of the first indicator for SDG 4.2 target).

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Jakarta, Indonesia


ACER Indonesia


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