|dc.description.abstract||This CONVEY Report is based on the result of qualitative research conducted by Centre of Cultural and Social Change Studies – Muhammadiyah University of Surakarta *PSBPS UMS) in collaboration with PPIM UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta under the Convey Indonesia program titled “Mapping the Ideological Spectrum of Islamic Education Textbooks and Teachers at Islamic High Schools.” This research analyzed the contents of textbooks in the subjects of Al-Quran Hadith, Aqidah Akhlaq, Fiqh, and Islamic Cultural History (ICH), which are used in Islamic High Schools, published by Indonesian MoRA, and written based on the paradigm of 2013 Curriculum. This research also employed in-depth interview and focus group discussion (FGD) methods to religion teachers in 5 cities/provinces (Surakarta, Yogyakarta, Cirebon, Manado and Jakarta).
Many have been involved in their different roles allowing this Research Report to be delivered to its readers. We would like to express our deep gratitude to PPIM UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta for their trust in us in implementing this research in the forms of funding and providing constructive input. We would also like to express our gratitude to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Indonesia for their support that has been essential in the success of the research and report writing. Furthermore, we would also like to express our gratitude to Muhammadiyah University of Surakarta, especially the Rector and LPPM UMS, for their support in various things, such as providing an office for us to deliver these series of research.
Finally, our genuine appreciation goes to the Centre of Cultural and Social Change
Studies (PSBPS) Team – Muhammadiyah University of Surakarta for their dedication
and hard work in organizing the research activities in all of its stages. Last but not
least, we would like to express our gratitude to the local research assistants, who have
worked really hard especially in the data collection process.
We hope that this research report can contribute to the improvement of religion
education that is inclusive and progressive, as part of the collective effort to
continuously improve the quality of social capital as well as the just and harmonious
social integrity in our beloved country.||id_ID