An Evaluative Review of School Accreditation Implementation Program in Indonesian Contexts

Sri Haryati

Abstract


This paper critically reviews and evaluates the implementation of School Accreditation Program for the period of 2013 with a particular reference to Central Java Schools, consisting of Kindergarten (TK) Elementary School (SD), Junior High School (SMP) and Senior High School (SMA) (Note 1). The aim of the review is to see to what extent they can comply with the ‘Education for All’ (EFA) Program as expressed in World Summit (2000) resulting in a Millennium Declaration known as “Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The research setting involved Central Java, covering 35 regencies as the sample consisting of 1,985 schools as the target and realized 1,972 (99%) schools accredited. It turned out that there were technical problems at schools of all levels, ranging from pre-accreditation, accreditation to post accreditation in need of special attention by involved parties for better improvement of the program implementation.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ies.v7n5p138

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