Education for Sustainable Development: Reorientation of National Education in Coping with Challenges in Globalization Era


  • Ritma Nugrahaningtyas Hapsari Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Indonesia
  • Agus Setianta Wahyudi Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Indonesia


This article aims at describing the strategy of national education in coping with globalization. Globalization has changed the mindset of policy maker in Indonesia to reform the education system and governance with desentralization, marketization, and internationalization in order to enhance their education competitiveness. National education needs change in order to adapt with global and international challenges. Indonesia has to reform the education system and governance in terms of regulation, provision and financing. There are three steps to overcome the problem of national education: (1) reviewing and reforming the old legal framework  of national education: (2) improving of the processes of education which improve the teaching and learning skills of teachers and developing fun, active and collaborative learning : (3) building the citizenship culture and developing the learning awarness of communities.

Keywords: national education, state competitiveness, education system and governance





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