Prof. DR. H. Arief Rachman, M.Pd.

Executive Chairman

Arief is an education expert and practitioner with experience as English Teacher, Headmaster, Chairman of School Advisory Board and Indonesia's education development policy expert for more than 30 years. He came from an educator family background; His father is a School Headmaster and teaches English, Japanese and Dutch language. He learned the importance of participatory education since his childhood and learn it more based on his experience abroad and in Indonesia. His Leadership skill, idealism and love to his country nurture at very young age especially when he actively involve and lead in 1966 student movement to bring Indonesia to the new frontier which he still fight in the area of education.  He has broad experience and become a master mind of school management improvement programs in Indonesia.  Appointed as the executive chairman of the Indonesian National Commission to UNESCO (United Nations of Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Ministry of Education. He was also appointed as the executive board of UNESCO member in Paris, France from 2003 to 2007. He was nominated for the Chairman of UNESCO Executive Board in 2007.  Arief has been serving the country for the education development by providing input to government of Indonesia and various organizations or institutions including as the member of Indonesia's People Consultative (MPR) to represent teacher’s professionals.  He has been quoted and become the source person for various educational issues for the national and international media. Various of academic articles and papers in International publication related to Education, Peace and Conflict Resolutions as well as Inter-faith dialogue has been published.  Now he is a professor in the State University of Jakarta.

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Future Learning

26 September 2018 | 14:00 - 15:00 | Bahasa | The Role of Global Education in Confronting The 21st Century Challenges

Arief is an education expert and practitioner with experience as English Teacher, Headmaster, Chairman of School Advisory Board and Indonesia’s education development policy expert for more than 30 years. Appointed as the executive chairman of the Indonesian National
Commission to UNESCO (United Nations of Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Ministry of Education. He was also appointed as the executive board of UNESCO member in Paris, France from 2003 to 2007.

Future Learning

28 September 2018 | 10:30 - 11:30 | Bahasa | Professionalism of Educators

Arief is an education expert and practitioner with experience as English Teacher, Headmaster, Chairman of School Advisory Board and Indonesia’s education development policy expert for more than 30 years. Appointed as the executive chairman of the Indonesian National
Commission to UNESCO (United Nations of Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Ministry of Education. He was also appointed as the executive board of UNESCO member in Paris, France from 2003 to 2007.