Evaluation of Universal Basic Education Policy in Bolaang Mongondow Regency, North Sulawesi Province

Abdul Rahman Dilapanga, Budiman Rusli, Heru Nurasa, Soni A. Nulhaqim, Recky H. E. Sendouw


The goal of this study was to evaluate the universal basic education policy in Bolaang Mongondow Regency, North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. This study uses the policy evaluation theory of William Dunn with six evaluation criteria, namely: effectiveness, efficiency, adequacy, equity, responsiveness, and accuracy. This study uses qualitative research methods, with a grounded theory approach, data collection techniques through interviews, observation, and documentation. Informants in this study were determined purposively (purposive sampling), with snowball sampling technique. The data analysis technique uses an interactive model analysis from Miles and Huberman. The results of this study indicate that the results of the evaluation of basic educational policies are oriented to four universal education substances: attainment of basic education universal education, implementation of basic education curriculum, student learning outcomes, and budget realization. Based on the results of the analysis of the four substances, it turns out that the effectiveness of the universal basic education policy at the elementary school level has met the target; at the junior high school level, it has not met the target. Efficiency in the evaluation of universal basic education policies in Bolaang Mongondow Regency has not been fully achieved based on the effectiveness criteria. The aspect of adequacy in the evaluation of universal basic education policy in Bolaang Mongondow Regency is that in conditions of changing costs and effectiveness, the policy is to maximize the ratio of effectiveness to cost. The smoothing criteria show that universal basic education services at the SD/MI level have been evenly distributed, but at the SMP/MTs level, efforts are still being made. Responsiveness criteria in the evaluation of the universal education policy for basic education in Bolaang Mongondow Regency show that it is increasing along with growing awareness about the importance of education for their children. Accuracy criteria in the evaluation of universal basic education policies in the Bolaang Mongondow Regency can be met.


Keywords: policy evaluation, universal education, basic education.


DOI: https://doi.org/10.55463/hkjss.issn.1021-3619.60.34


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