Shintia joined SMERU in 2019 as a qualitative researcher for the Research on Improving System of Education (RISE) Programme in Indonesia, specializing in teacher education, and curriculum and instruction. Now, Shintia is the Deputy Team Leader of the RISE Programme in Indonesia. She provides intellectual leadership and direction on the overall implementation of the Programme. She is currently working on the impact of pre-service teacher training programme on the quality of teacher candidates and how the programme contributes to student learning improvement. She is also involved in the study that explains the supporting or inhibiting factors of district education policy innovations.
Prior to joining SMERU, she was a lecturer for the pre-service and in-service teacher education programmes (PPG) at Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia and a research assistant at the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong.