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
  • Schools in the Remote Yakuhimo District, Use Leveled Reading Books

    Monday, 12 December 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    A team from Yasumat (Social Foundation for Remote Communities) supported by USAID PRIORITAS have begun to train teachers in schools in the remote Yakuhimo district in using leveled reading books.
  • Good Teachers from Good TTIs

    Thursday, 08 December 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    Training attended by lecturers from Teacher Training Institutions (TTIs) needs to cause them to reflect upon whether they have been providing good training for their students in order to produce good prospective teachers.
  • Student Teachers Also Enjoy Teaching with Active Learning

    Wednesday, 07 December 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    Some 80 students from UIN Alauddin Makassar, drawn from 8 study programs, including Islamic Education, physics, mathematics, Indonesian, management of Islamic education, and English, received training from USAID PRIORITAS...
  • A Proposal to Develop Sub-District Offices at MORA

    Tuesday, 06 December 2016 | 08:15 WIB
    Following up on the results of the workshop on the Teacher Management and Deployment Program (PPG) and Continuous Professional Development (PKB) for madrasah teachers, USAID PRIORITAS and MORA's East Java Province Office held a Public Consultation on...
  • 16 TTI Develop Module for PPG Workshops

    Tuesday, 06 December 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    USAID PRIORITAS, together with 16 partner Teacher Training Institutes (TTI) from seven provinces, held a meeting to discuss the development of workshop materials to support the Professional Teacher Education (PPG) program.
  • TTIs Need To Train Teachers Continuously

    Monday, 05 December 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    The Rector of Syiah Kuala University, Prof Dr Samsul Rizal Meng, stated that Teacher Training Institutes (TTIs) need to train teachers continuously so that they are always up to date with new knowledge.
  • National Conference on the Results of Research by Teachers and Lecturers

    Friday, 02 December 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    USAID PRIORITAS held a national conference on classroom action research (CAR), which had been implemented by teachers and lecturers working together. The conference discussed how the participants had found solutions to learning problems by carrying out CAR.
  • Here's How to Enliven KKGs/MGMPs

    Thursday, 01 December 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    KKGs and MGMPs, which implement a variety of activities to address the needs of teachers to improve their competencies, need to make teachers interested in attending regular meetings and have an impact on improving the quality of learning in the classroom.
  • Improving the Written Communication Ability of Science Students

    Wednesday, 30 November 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    Sri Sutiyarsih SPd and Winarsih Puji Priyatno Ssi, teachers at SMPN (state junior secondary school) 6 Serang, along with Dr. Hepsi Nindiasari and Pipit Marianingsih MSi, lecturers at the University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa...
  • Assisting 34 Districts to Synergize Education Strategic Plans

    Monday, 28 November 2016 | 08:00 WIB
    In order to ensure the sustainability of good practices, USAID PRIORITAS has been supporting 34 partner districts in reviewing their strategic plans for education. The program was aimed at partner districts that recently held regional elections.
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