Alpha Amirrachman; Saefudin Syafi’i; Anthony Welch; Chapter. First Online: 27 July 2009. 1k Downloads; Part of the Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research book series (GCEP, volume 8) Abstract. This chapter examines Indonesia’s experience of decentralisation in education. It is argued that with little experience of local democracy, unclear legislative guidelines, lack of.