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The Families First Program to Prevent Child Abuse: Results of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in West Java, Indonesia

The Families First parenting program is a 10-week paraprofessional-administered adaptation of the Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting program for West Java, Indonesia. It has not been tested in a randomized controlled trial. The objective was to evaluate the effects of Families First on physical and emotional punishment. We conducted a cluster randomized controlled trial and randomly assigned 20 rural and urban villages in West Java, Indonesia, to intervention or waitlist. Caregivers of children aged 0–7 years in intervention villages received Families First.

Developing Inclusive Labor Market Information to Optimize the Implementation of The Unemployment Benefit

Law No. 1 of 2020 on Job Creation (Job Creation Law) states that the Unemployment Benefit (JKP) has the objective of easing the burden of laid-off workers in landing a new job and maintaining their standard of living. One of the benefits JKP offers is access to labor market information (IPK), namely the Karirhub-Sistem Informasi Ketenagakerjaan1 (Karirhub-Sisnaker), which is the national job platform provided by the Ministry of Labor. To support optimal implementation of JKP, the Ministry of Labor needs to make Karirhub-Sisnaker inclusive.

 

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The partnership between SMERU, as a knowledge producer, and UNICEF, which is focused on child rights advocacy, is expected to provide a stronger and more effective advocacy base for improving child well-being in Indonesia.

Protocol for a Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluating a Parenting with Home Visitation Programme to Prevent Physical and Emotional Abuse of Children in Indonesia: The Families First Programme

Introduction Every year, up to 1 billion children are victims of violence worldwide. Most child abuse takes place in the context of punishment. The Families First Programme, an adaptation of the Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting Programme to the West Java context, is a parenting support programme anchored on children’s rights that gives parents guidance on child development, parenting and positive discipline practices.
 

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This study aims to facilitate INSPIRASI Foundation in conducting the endline study on the impact of INSPIRASI’s Pilot Program Batch 1.

The Use of the Social Protection Card (KPS) and the Implementation of the 2013 Unconditional Cash Transfer Program (BLSM)

Soon after raising the price of fuel on 22 June 2013, the Government of Indonesia launched several compensation programs, one of which was the 2013 Unconditional Cash Transfer (BLSM). To access this program, each target household received a social protection card (KPS) that could also be used to access the Subsidized Rice for Poor Households (Raskin) program and Cash Transfer Program for Poor Students (BSM). BLSM provided assistance in the amount of Rp150,000 per month for four months to 15.5 million poor and vulnerable households.

Classroom Observation Tool for Assessing the Dimensions of Teaching Practices (CERDAS)

Observation of teacher practice may provide information on whether learning takes place in the classroom. We develop this observation instrument to describe and investigate teaching practices of primary and secondary school teachers. The design of our instrument is drawn upon aspects of teaching from two national teacher evaluations and selected international observation instruments. Our instrument consists of 8 key activities and 26 indicators.

 

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This study aims to explore economic-political factors that can support or inhibit the creation and implementation of educational innovations at the local level. 

 

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This study aims at answering: Why do young Indonesians want to be a teacher? and How do beginning teachers undergo their first years of being a teacher?

 

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This updated strategic review aims to build on the comprehensive and detailed understanding of the national food security and nutrition situation 2019-2020.

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