USAID PRIORITAS is a five year USAID-funded project designed to improve access to quality education for children in Indonesia. USAID PRIORITAS is part of an agreement between the Governments of the United States of American and the Republic of Indonesia.

Ministry of Education and Culture Present Literacy Award to 19 USAID-Partner Districts

The Ministry of Education and Culture (MOEC) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented literacy awards to 19 districts for improving student literacy.

Award-Winning Schools Use Active Learning to Improve Education Quality

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Erin McKee and U.S. Consul General in Surabaya Heather Variava visited education institutions in Makassar and Maros, South Sulawesi

Creating a Model of a Madrasah

Akidin MPd, a math teacher at MTsN Tigaraksa, invited his Grade IX students to makes scale models of their madrasah in order to apply the concept of similarity in problem solving.

Photosynthesis Experiment: Counting Air Bubble

Students of Grade IX at SMPN 3 Cimahi, West Java, were asked to conduct an experiment on photosynthesis with the plant Hydrilla verticillata (10/10). This lesson aimed to teach students to observe the phenomenon of photosynthesis and present their observations.

Sharing inspirations and experiences forum for principals, teachers, supervisors, lectures, communities, and students in developing a successful school

Good Practices
  • A 'Learning Paradise' at SDN Bakaran Batu

    Monday, 24 April 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    Deva Aulyta is a grade 4 teacher at SDN Bakaranbatu and a District Training Facilitator for the Labuhanbatu Teacher Training Program. She also teaches grades 5 and 6.
  • Changes in Primary Schools in Makassar

    Thursday, 20 April 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    USAID Indonesia Mission Director, Erin McKee, and American Consul General in Surabaya, Heather Variava, visited partner schools in Makassar and Maros, South Sulawesi to see the impact of the USAID PRIORITAS...
  • Implement Whole School Development

    Monday, 17 April 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    USAID PRIORITAS has provided special training for school principals and supervisors through a module on the 'Role of School Principals and Supervisors' in Whole School Development.
  • Strengthens Teachers' Mastery of Material and Methods

    Thursday, 13 April 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    USAID PRIORITAS has recently developed and used a fourth teacher training module to train about 300 facilitators from 50 districts in seven partner provinces.
  • Facilitators Mentor Teachers to Improve the Quality of Teaching and Learning

    Monday, 10 April 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    The training facilitators from seven provinces (Aceh, North Sumatra, Banten, West Java, Central Java, East Java, and South Sulawesi) received training on how to observe and identify strengths and weaknesses in teaching and learning...
  • Students Conducting Teaching Practicums Using Active Learning

    Thursday, 06 April 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    Sri Ayu, a student teacher at IAIN SMH Banten, conducted her teaching practice in a madrasah, MIN 2 Serang, as part of training of trainers (ToT) on teaching practicums.
  • Quality Practicums for Trainee Teachers

    Monday, 03 April 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    Teaching practicums are a key part of teacher training to provide student teachers with good teaching experience. USAID PRIORITAS and teaching practicum organizers agreed the need to increase the effectiveness of...
  • UINSA Prepares Quality Trainee Teachers

    Thursday, 30 March 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    Having observed lectures at the State Islamic University (UIN) of Sunan Ampel in Surabaya (UINSA), Jeff Cohen's appraisal was that UINSA is on the right track to prepare qualified teachers for the future.
  • Students Experiencing Quality Learning

    Monday, 27 March 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    Director of Strategic Planning and Operations, USAID Asia Bureau, Jeff Cohen, expressed his appreciation of the quality of the reading culture and active learning programs he observed at SDN Sumbergondo 2, Batu.
  • Progress in Partner Schools

    Thursday, 23 March 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    The USAID PRIORITAS program in the field will end in mid-2017. Over nearly five years since starting, USAID PRIORITAS has been increasing the capacity of local training facilitators to train supervisors, principals, and teachers in...
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