Promising Practices

EAST JAVA: Creating an Inclusive School Environment

At primary school MI Amanah, or Garage School, in East Java, the curriculum and learning programs are designed to suit children’s learning abilities or needs. Inclusive education is meant for everyone…

EAST JAVA: Effective School Leadership

Sri Winarni is the head of primary school SDN Sumbergondo 2, located at the eastern end of Batu City, near the foot of Arjuna mountain in East Java. When she began her…

EAST JAVA: Strategies for Principals to Improve Student Literacy in Schools

Primary school SDN Punten in East Java has been working to improve student literacy and reading ability, thanks to efforts from its principal. In addition to providing reading corners at…

EAST JAVA: Using local materials to learn common multiples in math

Learning about common multiples and basic math concepts can be difficult for primary school students to understand, and so teachers must be as creative as possible. This can be done in a simple…

EAST JAVA: Big books improve student reading ability

In an effort to spur teachers’ creativity, and improve the ability and interest of children in early grade reading, teachers from primary school SDN 2 Kebondalem in East Java began to…