Factsheet: About INOVASI 2016-2020 (Phase I)

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, including West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), North Kalimantan, and East Java. Know more about INOVASI in this fact sheet.

Fact Sheet: INOVASI’s partnership with 18 NGOs and education organisations in Indonesia

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, including West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), North Kalimantan, and East Java.

Through partnerships with these four provinces, INOVASI and each local government assist teachers, principals, and supervisors at the cluster level through strengthening the Teachers Working Group. Each district/city carries out an INOVASI pilot that focuses on strengthening education quality in accordance with the problems faced in each district/city – looking for local solutions, for local problems. Since July 2018, INOVASI has begun a new partnership program with 18 NGOs and educational organizations in Indonesia to support the program’s achievements, namely realizing changes in literacy, numeracy and inclusive education.

Fact Sheet: INOVASI in East Java (December 2018)

In East Java Province, INOVASI is partnering with five districts/cities, including Sumenep, Pasuruan, Probolinggo, Sidoarjo and Batu City.  Program implementation in East Java began with an education stock take and mapping exercise in 2017, to document existing learning innovations at the primary school level across the province. The study found 165 promising practices in the fields of literacy, numeracy and inclusion. The top 27 practices were shared and showcased at a large Temu INOVASI education forum in April 2018 with the East Java Governor Dr. H. Soekarwo.

Fact Sheet: INOVASI in West Nusa Tenggara (December 2018)

In West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) province, INOVASI is partnering with six districts including Bima, Dompu, Sumbawa, West Sumbawa, North Lombok and Central Lombok. The program was launched in NTB on 8 June 2016, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the NTB provincial Government, represented by NTB Governor Dr. TGB Zainul Majdi, and MoEC, represented by the Head of the Research and Development Agency (Balitbang) Dr. Totok Suprayitno. Further MoUs were then signed with each partner district government.

Fact Sheet: INOVASI in East Nusa Tenggara (October 2019)

In East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province, INOVASI is partnering with four districts including Southwest Sumba, West Sumba, Central Sumba and East Sumba. The program was launched in Kupang on 8 November 2017, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the NTT provincial Government, represented by NTT Governor Dr. Frans Leby, and MoEC, represented by the Head of the Research and Development Agency (Balitbang) Dr. Totok Suprayitno. Further MoUs were then signed with each partner district government.

Fact Sheet: INOVASI’s Partnership with 17 NGOs and Educational Organizations in Indonesia

Innovation for Indonesian School Children (INOVASI) is a partnership program between the Australian and Indonesian government to improve the quality of education in Indonesia. Work directly with the Ministry of Education and Culture (Kemendikbud), this partnership program seeks to find and understand ways to improve learning outcomes in various districts in Indonesia, especially in terms of literacy and numeracy. Program implementation is carried out in four partner provinces, namely the province of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), North Kalimantan (Kaltara), and East Java.

Through partnerships with these four provinces, INOVASI and local government assist teachers, principals, and supervisors at the cluster level through strengthening Teacher Working Groups (KKG). Each district / city carry out the pilot that focuses on strengthening education quality in accordance with the problems faced in each district / city – looking for local solutions, for local problems. Since July 2018, INOVASI started new partnership program with 17 NGOs and educational organizations in Indonesia to support the program’s achievements.

Fact sheet: Guru BAIK Pilot

As INOVASI’s first pilot, Guru BAIK was implemented in NTB in the first half of 2016. Learn more about the pilot approach and implementation.