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
  • Inspiration in Teacher Governance

    Monday, 11 December 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    Since 2013, USAID PRIORITAS has been assisting districts in implementing teacher governance programs covering Teacher Management and Deployment, and in Teacher Continuous Professional Development.
  • Disseminating Good Practices in Teaching and Learning, SBM, and Developing a Reading Culture

    Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | 12:06 WIB
    USAID PRIORITAS has implemented a capacity development program which includes training and mentoring of teachers, school principals, and supervisors, as well as supporting the activities of teachers working groups at the school and cluster level...
  • Mixing Active Learning and Scientific Literacy

    Wednesday, 04 October 2017 | 08:15 WIB
    Rr “Roro” Suindah Wijayanti, SPd MM, a science teacher at SMPN 4 Lumajang, is committed to implementing active learning. "I strive to make students engage in active learning every day.
  • Managing a Reading Culture Program in a School: How is It Done?

    Thursday, 21 September 2017 | 11:32 WIB
    MTsN 2 Tangerang is a madrasah that is serious about developing an interest in reading among its students. In 2007, the madrasah started getting a collection of reading materials together to develop this interest.
  • Clever Ways to Create a Reading Culture

    Wednesday, 06 September 2017 | 10:12 WIB
    The atmosphere in the classroom is calm and quiet. Students sit in groups. Each one reads a book. Some read folk tales or novels, and others read non-fiction books. A good selection of books is available from the classroom's reading corner.
  • Books in the Classroom Make Students in Papua Happy About Reading

    Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    tudents at SD 74 Siwi primary school have begun to enjoy reading. Reading books provided as part of assistance from USAID PRIORITAS have been placed in the reading corners of classrooms and are increasing students' interest in reading.
  • A Fun Way to Learn about the Concept of Kinetic Energy Using Paper Planes

    Wednesday, 16 August 2017 | 10:15 WIB
    Paper planes, which are usually only made for playing around, have been used for teaching Grade 4 students at SD Ngoto. The students were learning about the concept of 'changes in motion due to the influence of air'.
  • UPI and Partner Schools Develop Literacy Class

    Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | 08:07 WIB
    Tatat Hartati PhD, lecturer in the Department for the Training of Primary School Teachers at the Indonesian University of Education (UPI), has developed a study entitled: "Optimizing school-based management (SBM)...
  • Three Literacy Programs in Perbaungan

    Wednesday, 05 July 2017 | 13:07 WIB
    ema Nusantara, Pokalis, and Mendering are common occurrences for teachers and students of SMPN 3 Perbaungan. Togar Hasibuan SPd, the school principal, explains that Gema Nusantara is an abbreviation of the Indonesian for a program to read while relaxed and silent...
  • Friends of the Library Make SDN Temas 1 National Champion

    Thursday, 08 June 2017 | 08:00 WIB
    Do you want your library a fun destination for children? Learn from SDN Temas 1 Kota Batu. This school used to be ignored. According to the principal, Mahmudah MPd, it was once labeled a sink school.
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