Proceedings of the International Conference on Education in Muslim Society (ICEMS 2017)

The 3rd International Conference on Education in Muslim Society (ICEMS 2017) was designed not only to discuss, but also to offer recommendations for both the governments and educational intitutions to improve the quality of education. It was held by the Faculty of Education of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia; in collaboration with Faculty of educational Studies - University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia and Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE) - University of South Australia (UNISA), Australia. The 3rd ICEMS 2017 was intended to provide an opportunity for various stakeholders of education, especially in Muslim society around the world to share their works, opinions and experiences in an open academic forum.

The theme of the conference was “Education in the 21st Century: Knowledge, Professionalism, and Values.” The theme attempted to reflect various aspects of both thoughts and research findings related to education in Muslim societies, ranging from curriculum, research and development, new pedagogy and andragogy, values and character building, leadership and management, to classroom action research. This conference was also expected to provide an invaluable opportunity for networking among international participants both individually and institutionally.

There are 135 papers from various topics including Curriculum, Research and Development, Religious Education; Values and Character Building; Policy, Leadership and Management; Psychology and Counseling; Environmental Sciences and Education; Language and Culture; Humanities and Social Sciences; Math and Sciences Education; Teaching and Learning Methodologies; Education Technology; Assessment and Evaluation; Early Childhood and Elementary Education; Teachers Education. From 135 papers there 59 papers are selected to go through a strict peer-reviewed process, and these papers are published in conference proceedings.

We would like to thank the organizing committee and the members of reviewers for their kind assistances in reviewing the papers. We would also extend our best gratitude to Prof. Dede Rosyada: Rector of State Islamic University (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta , Prof. Ahmad Thib Raya: Dean of Faculty of Educational Sciences State Islamic University(UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, especially to Prof. Azyumardi Azra¬¬, Prof. Mohamad Abdalla, Dr. Abdullah Sahin. Furthermore Prof. Dr. Aida Suraya Md. Yunus, Prof. Dr. Abuddin Nata, Prof. Dr. Ayyaz Nassem, Assoc. Prof. Steven Eric Krauss, Asep Bayu Dani Nandiyanto, Ph.D , Syaikh Muhammad Abdullah, Dr. Dylan Chown , Dr. Debra Praise, Muhammad Zuhdi, Ph.D, Itje Chodijah, MA; Associate Prof. Shirley Ann Baker for their invaluable contribution and worthwhile ideas shared in the ICEMS 2017 conference.

The Editors
Maila Dinia Husni Rahiem – Editor-in-Chief
Ahmad Sofyan
Tita Khalis Maryati
Ratna Sari Dewi
Sita Ratnaningsih
Dwi Nanto
Siti Nurul Azkiyah
Salamah Agung
Munasprianto Ramli
Meiry Fadilah Noor
Yazid Hady
Azki Muharrom Albantani
Fathul Arifin