About Inovasi

The Innovation for Indonesia’s School Children (INOVASI) Program is a partnership between the governments of Australia and Indonesia. Working directly with Indonesia’s Ministry of Education and Culture, INOVASI is seeking to understand how student learning outcomes in literacy and numeracy can be improved in diverse primary schools and districts across Indonesia. INOVASI is working in a range of locations across Indonesia, and uses a distinctive locally focused approach to develop pilot activities and find out what does and doesn’t work to improve student learning outcomes.

Latest News

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Ari Karnia helps children with special learning needs in Central Lombok

Each year on the 3rd December, the United Nations celebrates International Day for Persons with Disabilities. The day is used to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities…

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National Teachers’ Day 2019: why improving teaching quality will unlock student learning

Happy National Teacher’s Day! The theme of this year’s National Teachers’ Day is the strategic role of teachers in strengthening Indonesia’s human resources. Teacher quality is key to improving student…

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Dompu replicates INOVASI literacy pilot with new schools in Woja sub-district

 In Dompu, one of six INOVASI partner districts in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) province, INOVASI has been implementing an early grade literacy pilot. Aiming to strengthen teaching skills and knowledge…

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Local learning media helps improve early grade numeracy skills in Sumbawa

Since partnering with the INOVASI program, SDN Kapas Sari primary school has been taking leaps and bounds to improve the quality of education and early grade numeracy outcomes for its…

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Spreading the word about inclusion in East Sumba

In September 2019, Rajawali TV (RTV) visited Sumba Island to meet with INOVASI teachers and stakeholders and share their stories. Rugaiya Eka Wati was one of those teachers. Rugaiya lives…

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The Guru BAIK pilot improves education for the younger generation in Central Lombok

“My hope is that even though I have an honorarium of 14 years, I remain passionate about improving education for the children of this nation, turning them into honest young…

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Latest Publications

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INOVASI Insights Edition 9 – October – December 2019

INOVASI Insights is a digest of updates, highlights, and content from the Innovation for Indonesia’s School Children (INOVASI) program. Partnering with the Ministry of Education and Culture, INOVASI is finding…

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POLICY BRIEF: Improving teacher working groups in Indonesia, October 2019

The Indonesian system of school clusters (gugus) and teachers’ working groups (kelompok kerja guru or KKG) is well established, but is not yet used to best effect as a vehicle…

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POLICY BRIEF: Early grade literacy in Indonesia, October 2019

Basic literacy is the foundation for all learning, including for science, technology, mathematics, character education and higher-order thinking. Literacy is recognised as a key skill for the 21st century, and…

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POLICY BRIEF: Inclusive education, October 2019

Education for all has been Indonesian  policy since it was first agreed in 2000 through the Dakar Declaration. Responding to the agreement, the Government of Indonesia implemented an education-for-all program…

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POLICY BRIEF: Assessment for improved learning outcomes, October 2019

An effective assessment system provides students, teachers, parents and government with valid and reliable information about learning outcomes. Assessment informs teachers’ planning so they can tailor lessons to students’ needs,…

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POLICY BRIEF: Multi-grade teaching, October 2019

According to the World Bank, over 30 per cent of the world’s children are taught in multi-grade classes. In many small primary schools and madrasah in Indonesia, there is no…

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