Improving Parental Involvement in Children’s Education

Policy Research
Background 

This study is part of RISE Programme in Indonesia, a large scale, multi-country research program that seeks to understand how school systems in the developing world can overcome the learning crisis and deliver better learning for all. The study is one of the components in the Reform Area B that seeks to understand the impact of district education policies.

Following our diagnostic study, along with the Kebumen Education Agency, we designed an intervention program called Program for Improving Parental Involvement in Children’s Education, lasting from February 2020 to April 2021. The program aims to provide parents with the necessary tools to assist their children’s education and inform them of their children’s learning level by providing two types of information: ways parents can be more involved in their children’s education and learning process.

Objective 

To examine whether providing information to parents can improve students’ learning outcome.

Methodology 

We use a combination of quantitative (randomized control trial/RCT) and qualitative data.

Coordinator 
Florischa Ayu Tresnatri
Team Member 
Niken Rarasati
Asep Kurniawan
Daniel Suryadarma
Status 
Ongoing
Completion Year 
2022
Project Donor 
RISE Programme is supported through grants from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Managing Partner 
Oxford Policy Management (OPM) and Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford
Technical Partner 
Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) and Mathematica Policy Research
Topic 

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