Elga Andriana

Full Name:
Elga Andriana, S.Psi, M.Ed, Ph.D


[spoiler title=”Education”]

  • 2013-2017 PhD in Special and Inclusive Education, Sydney School of Education and Social Work, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  • 2006-2008 Master of Education (Early Childhood Education), Faculty of Education, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.
  • 1993-1998 Bachelor in Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia[/spoiler]

[spoiler title=”Research Field”]

Psychology of Education and Life-Span Development[/spoiler]

[spoiler title=”Research Interest”]

Inclusive education, Universal Design for Learning, Student voice, Children as researchers


[spoiler title=”Teaching Field”]

Children and Adolescent with Special Needs, Life-span Development, Psychology of Emotion


[spoiler title=”Publication”]


Andriana, E., Kiling Y.I., Evans, D. (2022). Inclusive education for indigenous students in the Indonesian context. International Journal of Inclusive Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2022.2127494

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2021). Voices of students with intellectual disabilities: Experiences of transition in “inclusive schools” in Indonesia. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 00, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1111/bld.12411

Bonati, M. L., & Andriana, E. (2021). Amplifying children’s voices within photovoice: Emerging inclusive education practices in Indonesia. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 00, 1-15. http://doi.org/10.1111/bld.1240

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2020). Listening to the Voices of Students on Inclusive Education: Responses from Principals and Teachers in Indonesia. International Journal of Educational Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2020.101644

Little, C., de Leeuw, R.R., Andriana, E., Evans, D., & Zanuttini, J.Z. (2020). Social inclusion through the eyes of the student: Voices of students with disabilities on friendship and acceptance. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education.

Book Chapter

Azizah, N., Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2021). Conceptualising inclusion within Indonesian contexts. In M. J. Schuelka & S. Carrington (Eds.). Global directions in inclusive education: Conceptualizations, practices, and methodologies for the 21st Century. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003091950-6

Evans, D., Andriana, E., Setiani, P., & Kumara, A. (2018).  Universal Design for Learning to Support Learning in Gunung Kidul. In Best, M., Corcoran, T., & Slee, R. (Eds.), Who’s In? Who’s Out?. What to do about inclusive education, (pp. 71-87). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, Sense Publisher. https://brill.com/view/book/edcoll/9789004391000/BP000018.xml

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2017). “Why I am chosen as inclusion child?”: Listening to student voice on school experiences of inclusion in Indonesia. In V. Plows & B. Whitburn (Eds.), Inclusive education: Making sense of everyday practice (pp. 175-194). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-6300-866-2_12

Elga Andriana. (2014). Mendampingi Siswa dengan Kesulitan Belajar di Sekolah Dasar Inklusi (hal. 127-138), dalam Amitya Kumara, dkk. Kesulitan Berbahasa pada Anak. Yogyakarta: PT Kanisius.

Children Publication

Enabling Education Review 7-Youth Takeover Edition. (2018). Chesire, UK: Enabling Education Network. https://www.eenet.org.uk/enabling-education-review/enabling-education-review-7/eer-7/acknowledgements/

My experience of bullying in Indonesia https://www.eenet.org.uk/enabling-education-review/enabling-education-review-7/eer-7/attitudes-and-bullying/

How it feels to repeat grades https://www.eenet.org.uk/enabling-education-review/enabling-education-review-7/eer-7/what-makes-us-feel-included-or-excluded/


[spoiler title=”Research”]

Villeneuve, M., Evans, D., Sadirin, S., Andriana, E., Bonati, M., Little, C., & Millington, M. (2016). Collaborative action across health and education sectors for inclusion of children with disabilities in education: Establishing a policy vision and research agenda in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Sydney, Australia: Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney. https://apo.org.au/node/64406

Rawsthorne, M., Evans, D., Young, A., & Andriana, E. (2015). Learning support in NSW public schools, June 2015, (pp. 5 – 132). Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Sydney. https://ses.library.usyd.edu.au//bitstream/2123/14461/2/Learning%20Support%20in%20NSW%20Public%20Schools.pdf


[spoiler title=”Conference”]

Bonati, M., Andriana, E., & Sukinah. (2019). Amplifying children’s voices within arts-based service-learning: Emerging inclusive education practices in Indonesia. International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement. Albuquerque, USA.

Evans, D., & Andriana, E. (2019). Application of UDL Principles to Promote Access to Education for All Students. 16th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Special Education. Magamba: International Association of Special Education.

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2017). Engaging children as co-researchers: Voices on school experiences of inclusion in Indonesia. AERA 2017 Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas: American Educational Research Association.

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2016). ‘Inclusion Child, Inclusion Teacher’: Reflecting on (Dis)Abling Language Through the Lens of Children and Teacher. Kobe, Japan: IAFOR.

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2016). “I am not an Inclusion Child”: Children’s Voices on Inclusion in a Primary School in Indonesia. Children’s Voice in Contemporary Australia. Melbourne, Australia: The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions – Melbourne University.

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2016). “He can go back to special class if he wants” Children’s Voices on Inclusive Education Practices in Primary Schools in Indonesia.  The Inclusive Education Summit 2016. Canterbury, New Zealand: University of Canterbury.

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2015). Hearing voices: An art-based Participatory Study on Children’s Experiences of Inclusion at a Primary School in Indonesia. The 2015 AASE and WAESPAA Joint National Conference. Perth, Australia: AASE and WAESPAA.

Andriana, E., & Evans, D. (2015). Hearing voices: An art-based participatory study on children’s experiences of inclusion at a primary school in Indonesia. The 1st International Conference on Special Education (ICSE) . Bangkok, Thailand: SEAMEO SEN.

Andriana, E. & Evans, D. (2015). Hearing voices: Children’s experiences of inclusion in Indonesia. The Inclusive Education Summit 2015. Melbourne, Australia: Victoria University.


[spoiler title=”Awards and Grants”]


2022 SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award https://www.seameo.org/Main_programme/338

2019 Mentor for research by Junior High School students, Fake News And Election: Through The Lens of Millennials And Gen Z‘, Silver Medal, International Conference of Young Social Scientist, Belgrade, Serbia

2018 Alumni Grant Scheme (AGS 2018 Round 2), Australia Awards Indonesia https://www.australiaawardsindonesia.org/index.php/article/detail/564/15/building-teachers-capacity-to-support-all-children-universal-design-udl-for-learning-for-inclusive-classrooms

2013 Australia Awards Scholarship (PhD in Special and Inclusive Education)

2006 Australia Partnership Scholarship (MEd Early Childhood Education)


Andriana, E., Gowing, E., Evans, D., & Kiling, I. (2022). Our (photo)Voice: Children and Young People’s Joint Action Research on Student Wellbeing for All. SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award.

Bonati, M., Andriana, E., & Sukinah. (2019). Amplifying children’s voices within arts-based service-learning: Emerging inclusive education practices in Indonesia. Michelle L Bonati – AIFIS Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Scholar.

Andriana, E. (2018). Building Teachers’ Capacity to Support All Children: Universal Design (UDL) for Learning for Inclusive Classrooms. Alumni Grant Scheme (AGS), Australia Awards Indonesia.

Kumara, A., Evans, D., Andriana, E., & Setiyani, P. A. (2016). Developing a Strategy for Building Teachers’ Capacity to Support All Children in Pesisir Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta. Australian National University (ANU) Indonesia Project.

Villeneuve, M., Evans, D., Sadirin, S., Andriana, E., Bonati, M., Little, C., & Millington, M. (2015). Collaborative Action Across Health and Education Sectors for Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Education: Establishing Policy Vision and Research Agenda in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC).