Indonesian students' perception of gender equity in education


  • Mustofa Mustofa National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan & Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Denis Fidita Karya Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Abdul Halim Universitas Muhammadiyah Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia & National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan



perception, students, gender equity, education, Indonesia


This study aims to figure out the difference in perceptions of female and male students of gender equity in education by determining quantitative and qualitative approaches. To measuring the three-domain of gender equity in education we use questionnaires and distributed them to 111 students which are categorized into two genders; 59 female students, and 52 male students. Subsequently, an interview was conducted with 10 male students who were randomly chosen. The independent t-test analysis was utilized to pointed out empirical facts. In addition, in-depth interviews were carried out to investigated why male students did not accept fully gender equity in education. There was a significant difference in perception between female students and male students of gender equity in education. Male students did not fully accept gender equity in education, they still desire to preserve the status quo


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How to Cite

Mustofa, M., Fidita Karya, D. ., & Halim, A. (2021). Indonesian students’ perception of gender equity in education. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 11(4), 185–196.