When teachers are absent: where do they go and what is the impact on students?

Author(s) : Akhmadi, Syaikhu Usman; Suryadarma, Daniel

Organization : World Bank, SMERU (Indonesia)

Imprint : 2004

Collation : 40 p.

Recent studies on education service delivery, including the World Development Report 2004 published by the World Bank, have begun to focus on the problem of teacher absenteeism. This report provides an overview of the results of a survey on primary education services in Indonesia, focusing on teacher absentee rates and the impact on student learning processes.


  • Corruption, Absenteeism, Diagnostic tools / surveys, Economic and social development, Educational quality, Students, Teachers, Primary education
  • Asia and the Pacific