Sustainable Education Development in Indonesia: Is Education Ready for Online Learning?


  • Mario Nugroho Willyarto
  • Arsiyanti Lestari
  • Siswantini
  • Virienia Puspita


online learning, COVID-19, lecturers, teachers, students.


During COVID-19 pandemic, all learning teaching process were conducted from home using online learning. This research discussed how students and teachers/lecturers’ experience could build a meaningful online learning process. The method used was interpretative qualitative approach. Three teachers/lecturers and two students were interviewed This study was focusing on whether the ‘forced’ online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, could give benefits for teaching learning process by teachers/lecturers to students. A bigger question was about to be answered: Is Education Ready for Online Learning? The result showed there were a lot of things must be prepared to conduct Online Learning. Even tough education was not ready yet, Online Learning must be conducted during this COVID-19 pandemic to facilitate the learning process. The conclusionwasthatallparties(lecturers/teachers/students/parents /institutions/government) must improve their knowledge, skills and attitude toward the new system, provide adequate infrastructures, regulations and curriculum in order to run Online Learning well.




How to Cite

Mario Nugroho Willyarto, Arsiyanti Lestari, Siswantini, & Virienia Puspita. (2023). Sustainable Education Development in Indonesia: Is Education Ready for Online Learning?. Elementary Education Online, 20(4), 350–357. Retrieved from




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