Director Profile




Dr Bambang Indriyanto is appointed as the Director of SEAMEO QITEP in Language for 2017-2019. He received his doctoral degree in 1992 and got his Master of Education Administration and Policy Studies in 1989 from State University of New York at Albany. He graduated as Bachelor of Sociology from Gadjah Mada University in 1982.

Dr Bambang Indriyanto has developed close association with SEAMEO over the past few years. He participated in SEAMEO High Officials Meeting in 2016, 2012 and 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand. Moreover, in 2010, he was invited as one of the delegates of the 45th SEAMEO Council Conference and the 5th ASED Meeting in Cebu, Philippines

to contribute in the resolution of the formal establishment of three SEAMEO QITEPs, including SEAMEO QITEP in Language. SEAMEO has enriched his career path.

Prior to his designation in SEAMEO QITEP in Language, he held various important positions in the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. In 2011–2015, he took office of the Director of Centre for Education Policy Research. Formerly, he was designated as Secretary for two directorates, namely Directorate General of Basic Education (2010–2011) as well as Directorate General for Management of Basic and Secondary Education (2005–2010). Previously, he was appointed as the Director of Curriculum Development (2004–2005). Earlier in 2002–2004, he was the Director of Centre for Policy Research of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia.

Above all, he is a researcher. He has been focusing his research and publication on education since 1996. Some of his latest publications are ”The Education System of Indonesia: Its Features and Policies” in Guidebook to Education and Reforms in Southeast Asia and China (2016) and “Indonesia: Overcoming Challenges of Decentralization” Yan Wang (ed.) Education Policy Reform Trends in G20 Members (2013). In addition, he published his researches on Open Senior Secondary (2005) as well as the Basic Education Funding (2004). In 1998, he published his researches entitled “the Impact of Indonesia’s Economic Crisis on Basic Education” (World Bank) and “Characteristics of School Management and Managers” (Balitbang). He also completed a research on the Six-Year Basic Education (1994-1996).