Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Dynamic of Indonesian Teacher Distribution Policies Implementation at Regional Level
Mila Novita, Chandra Wijaya, Andreo Wahyudi Atmoko

Indonesia education decentralization makes teacher management and distribution became regional governments responsibility. Current teacher distribution policy instrument is insufficient to distribute teachers equally. Teacher surplus in urban areas and lack in remote areas. The unequal teacher distribution indicates that the teacher distribution policy implementation does not run as planned. This study aims to understand more deeply how dynamics of the teacher distribution policies implementation in regional level in the education decentralisation sphere. The dynamic of model implementing teacher distribution policies in regional level has budget constraints, information distortion, personal interests and sectoral egos of actors and regional governments. Furthermore, the dynamic model does not fully follow feedback relationship. A relationship from organisational context to policy design is found, whereas no reverse relationship exists. The teacher distribution policy can reach the objectives rapidly by giving attention to the harmony between policy design and improvement in organisational element capacity.

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