Purpose: This study aims to examine problems related to the existing education management in Muhammadiyah schools in Indonesia.

Methodology: The present study is qualitative research, data obtained from observation, interview, and documentation. The results of the study show that Muhammadiyah, one of the private and independent institutions, has engaged in various fields, among which one of them is education. It has more than 4500 elementary, middle, and senior high schools spreading throughout Indonesia. In addition, the situations and conditions of education management at the Muhammadiyah School have different characteristics with public schools run by the government.

Results: The results of the study can be used to increase the quality of education, which directly affects other public schools.

Implications: The present research can help schools to provide the best educational services and produce competent and competitive graduates.

Novelty: This research has focused on the Muhammadiyah Schools, particularly its management and administration approach.


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