WELCOME TO USAID PRIORITAS

USAID PRIORITAS (Prioritizing Reform Innovation and Opportunities for Reaching Indonesia's Teachers, Administrators and Students) is a five year USAID-funded project designed to improve access to quality education for children in Indonesia.
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Learning How to Weigh While Playing Marbles

Marbles are a favorite game for the students of SDN Segunung Kabupaten Mojokerto. This prompted Yuli Ambarsari Rosyda, S. Pd to use marbles as a medium for teaching Mathematics to grade 1 students about the Basic Competency for Comparing the Weights of Objects using Non…
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Rp 2.2 Billion Allocated for Dissemination of BOS ALPEKA

The East Java Province Education Office has budgeted Rp 2.2 Billion for the dissemination of the BOS ALPEKA (School Financial Accountability Report) in 38 districts in East Java.
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District Head of Labuhan Batu Appreciates USAID PRIORITAS Program

The District Head of Labuhan Batu Dr. H. Tigor Panusunan Siregar, Sp.PD praised the success of USAID PRIORITAS program implementation. Bpk Tigor has observed that the USAID PRIORITAS program has been successful in improving the quality of basic education in Labuhan Batu.
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Nine Steps to Develop a PAKEM Culture in School

This training was dissemination training as a result of cooperation between the government of Deli Serdang District and USAID PRIORITAS. During the training I learned a lot of new knowledge and skills.
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Good Practices
  • Learning History by Building an Agreement Tower

    Monday, 21 July 2014 | 16:07 WIB
    The students were smiling, after taking part in a lesson on social science using a Building an Agreement Tower model. I used this learning model when teaching the subject of the diplomatic struggle in the defense of the Republic of Indonesia's independence.
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  • Use of Imaginary Animals for Learning English

    Monday, 21 July 2014 | 14:54 WIB
    The students learned to describe and write about imaginary animals, which they made up for themselves. This approach was used by Sri Rejeki, S. Pd, an English teacher at SMPN 3 Panarukan Situbondo, when giving an English writing lesson about descriptive text to grade VII students.
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  • Accountable RKAS, Fast Disbursement of BOS Funds

    Monday, 21 July 2014 | 13:51 WIB
    USAID PRIORITAS partner schools in Kabupaten Maros used to experience difficulty in preparing School Work Plans (RKS) and school activity and budget plans (RKAS).
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  • Groggy After 16-Year Absence from Teaching

    Monday, 21 July 2014 | 12:14 WIB
    The Head of Curriculum Section of Lumajang District Education Office, Drs. Syamsul Hadi, MM, appeared to be perspiring when he had to practice teaching at SMPN 1 Batu. He had not taught for 16 years.
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  • Teaching and Learning for Children with Special Needs at SDN Campaka 3 Tangerang

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014 | 16:45 WIB
    SDN Campaka 3, Kabupaten Tangerang, is one of the USAID PRIORITAS partner schools that provides inclusive teaching and learning. This school facilitates children with special needs who mix with other normal students.
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  • Disaster Preparedness with a Volcano Simulation

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014 | 15:58 WIB
    ut Rika Ramadhani poured vinegar into a hose that was connected to a pump and a demonstration model in front of her. Friends in her group helped by pouring soda and a coloring agent into a hole in the demonstration model, which was shaped like a mountain top.
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  • School Creativity in Developing a Reading Culture

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014 | 15:09 WIB
    One of the activities promoted by USAID PRIORITAS is the development of a reading culture in schools. USAID PRIORITAS has trained facilitators to encourage schools to develop a reading culture.
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  • Skilful in Editing Compositions

    Tuesday, 08 July 2014 | 00:00 WIB
    One solution I use to arouse the students' interest in learning to edit compositions is by using a learning model that uses head numbers and a Thematic Spelling Card. I used this in an editing lesson with a grade 9 class at SMPN 1 Karangkobar, Banjarnegara.
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  • Mini Books Produced by Students of MTsN Teunom

    Thursday, 03 July 2014 | 14:31 WIB
    To increase the students' interest in reading, MTsN Teunom, Aceh Jaya invites their students to make mini books.
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  • Learning How to Weigh While Playing Marbles

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014 | 12:43 WIB
    Marbles are a favorite game for the students of SDN Segunung Kabupaten Mojokerto. This prompted Yuli Ambarsari Rosyda, S. Pd to use marbles as a medium for teaching Mathematics to grade 1 students about the Basic Competency for Comparing the Weights of Objects using Non Standard Units.
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