Public Policy Analysis on Implementation of Special Education Teacher’s Recruitment in Inclusive Schools, Surabaya

Prastiyono ., Rudy.V. Handoko, A. Sjafii, Lukman Yudho Prakoso, Wuri Retno Martani


The government of Surabaya received an International award as the organizer city of inclusive schools in 2014. Researchers view that there are still problems with the implementation of Special Education Teacher’s Recruitment, therefore the current research aims to find solutions in order to optimize the implementation of inclusive schools in Surabaya. Researchers used George Edward III’s public policy implementation theory and descriptive qualitative with a phenomenological approach as the method. The result of analysis and discussion on the communication factor is still found that communication was not going well between the policy makers, policy implementers and policy recipients. In the resources factor is the resouces are still limited, thus made the fulfillment in recruiting special education teacher is not as expected, such as the availability of special education teacher is still limited as well as the supporting facilities. It was found in the disposition factor that the commitment of Surabaya’s government in organizing an inclusive school is high but they still could not meet the ideal of The Special Education Teacher whereas the fulfillment still relied on regular teachers who were given training, which teachers should have Special Education background. In the factor of bureaucratic structure, it was found that every school designated as an inclusive school used standard procedures that are different in each school, this is because Surabaya does not have a policy related to the implementation of inclusive school. The finding in supporting factor is the existence of regulations which support the implementation of inclusive schools, meanwhile the inhibiting factor is the availability of a budget for procurement of ideal special education teachers which is still minimal. The finding of Special Education Teacher Recruitment model are Recruitment of Special Education Teacher through assessment. As the conclusion, the implementation Special Education Teacher Recruitment in inclusive schools Surabaya has not been optimal since the government does not have regulations. Therefore, the recommendation of this research is that the implementation of inclusive schools must be evaluated immediately before the ideal Special Education Teachers can be fulfilled as well as regulation on implementing of inclusive schools in Surabaya should be made immediately.

Keywords: Inclusive schools, special education teacher, recruitment.

DOI: 10.7176/PPAR/10-1-05

Publication date: January 31st 2020


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