The 1st Yogyakarta International Conference on Educational Management/Administration and Pedagogy (YICEMAP 2017) is organized by Graduate and Undergraduate Study Program of Educational Management, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The conference is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education and collaborative excellence between academicians and education professionals. The conference took place at Eastparc Hotel, Yogyakarta-Indonesia in May 13, 2017. This forum provides an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of educational management and pedagogy. In particular, this conference is designed to share, to present and to discuss research result to spark contemporary conceptions in educational management/administration and pedagogy in order to meet the needs of sustainable development in global perspective with respect to national/local value.
Under the theme “Global Education Framework; Evolving Policies, Innovating Practices, Transforming Learning”, there are 103 papers received with variety of topics including Islamic Educational Management, Teaching and Learning, Language Education, ICT Education, Early Childhood Education, Higher Education, Vocational Education, Nonformal Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Foundations, Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning/education, Rural Education, Teacher Education, and Early Childhood Education. From double blind peer review process involved 7 reviewers coming from Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia, there are 75 papers to go through evaluation to be published in conference proceedings.
Our thanks and gratitude to Prof. Dr. Sutrisna Wibawa, M.Pd. as the Rector of Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, it is our pleasant to acknowledge the financial support from Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta. Our special thanks to the Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education - Prof. H. Mohamad Nasir, Ph.D., Ak. as well as our invited speakers, Dr. Athena Vongalis-Macrow, Associate Prof. Dr. Nopraenue S. Dhirathiti, Associate Prof. Dr. Muhammad Faizal Bin A. Ghani, Jeanie Cook, M.A. TESOL, and Prof. Dr. Sugiyono to contribute in this conference as keynote speakers. We are appreciate our partners; APMAPI, ISMAPI, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Vinh University and University of Malaya for their support. Finally, we would like to express our sincere thanks to scientific committee and technical organizer for their dedication.
Cepi Safruddin Abdul Jabar(Editor in Chief)
Muhammad Faizal A. Ghani