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  • Chris Henderson,
    Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
  • 2023
  • 27
  • 440.37 KB
  • pdf

Bangkit semangat - raise the spirits: Teachers' vulnerability, resilience, and voice in postdisaster Indonesia

Based on an ethnographic study with teachers who experienced the 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake in Bantul, Indonesia, this article contributes to a nascent body of literature on teachers’ work, their vulnerability and resilience, and the importance of their voices during emergencies. The author contends that the absence of teachers’ voices from global policy and guidance means that we have an inadequate understanding of teachers’ agency and fail to recognize their potential to realize, reimagine, and rework global recommendations at a local level.