The application of lesson study in education of stunting prevention

Kasmita, Nur Indrawaty Lipoeto, Ali Khomsan, Mudjiran, Hardisman

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Background: The concept of Lesson Study (LS) has been used in the field of educational science. In the time being, Lesson Study is a concern in the health sector, due to health problems, especially stunting, which enable it to be prevented through education, especially education for mothers of toddler. This is an important factor to educate mothers of toddler with good use of lesson study. The purpose of this article is to summarize previous studies of the literature on Lesson Study, which is based on learning education for adults with applications that might be applied in educating these adults. It is hoped that the education provided through lesson study may help in improving the knowledge and attitudes of mothers of toddler in the purpose of stunting prevention efforts. Method: The method used is by finding the keywords likes: education, andragogy, Lesson Study application techniques, health promotion, and media and adult learning methods. Finding: 128 articles are reviewed and then the data extracted to: (1) reveal reasons for implementing Lesson Study, (2) identify the benefits of Lesson Study, (3) describe facilitators and obstacles to implementing Lesson Study. Conclusion: Lesson Study includes: analyzing community needs about what they need to know, planning learning, community training/education sessions, communication technology, process mapping and reflection. So from that the health sector in the application of Lesson Study with the opportunity to analyze their needs for learning, designing the strategies used, implement and evaluate the Lesson Study system needs to be conducted. While further research needs to be done about the best way to do this lesson study so that it is applied to the health sector, especially in educating the public so as to provide a basis for preventing stunting.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1857-1861
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sept 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Education
  • Lesson study
  • Stunting


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