Bambang Sumintono

About Me

Dr. Bambang Sumintono is an expert on educational policy and educational management. He graduated from the Master of Educational Administration program, Flinders University, Australia, supported by the Australian Development Scholarship in 2001. He obtained a Ph.D. in Educational Policy from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, with a scholarship from New Zealand Agency for International Development in 2007. Previously he worked as a lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Universiti Malaya in Malaysia. He wrote two textbooks about the application of Rasch modeling for social sciences research in the Indonesian language. Dr. Sumintono is also an editorial board member of the Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability journal; and Pacific Rims Objective Measurement Society (PROMS) board member. He can be contacted by email:

About research interest: “My research interests include educational leadership, educational assessment, and Indonesian education development.”

Work Experience
Head of Doctoral Program in Education
Universitas Islam Internasional Indonesia

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Education, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
May 2014 - till now

Teaching postgraduate students: research methods, educational assessment and measurement, educational leadership and policy Supervising research of postgraduate students (master and PhD) Researcher of educational leadership, educational policy, educational assessment and rasch modeling

Senior Lecturer
Department of Educational Foundation, Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Nov 2008 – to December 2013

Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students: research methods, educational policy, education and development Supervising research of undergraduate and postgraduate students

The World Bank, Jakarta, Indonesia
June 2008 - to Nov 2008

Managing research project about Indonesian education:

a. School committee;

b. Indonesian educational finance

Education director
Center for the Betterment of Education, Jakarta, Indonesia
Jan 2007 - to May 2008

Educational consultant and researcher

Public Secondary school
Praya State High School & Narmada State High School, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
March 1993 to June 1999 & July 2001 – Nov 2002

Teaching chemistry and physics to high school students

PhD in Educational Policy
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Master of Education
Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Bachelor of science education (chemistry)
Universitas Terbuka, Jakarta, Indonesia

Master of Education
Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Diploma of teaching science education (chemistry)
Institut Pertanian Bogor, Bogor, Indonesia