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Pilot: Early Grade Literacy and Numeracy (LP Ma’arif NU)
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The Ma’arif Nahdlatul Ulama Educational Institution (LP Ma’arif NU) is a department/unit within the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) that implements the Nahdlatul Ulama education policies at the level of the Executive Board, Regional Administrators, Branch Managers, and Deputy Assembly Managers Branch.  LP Ma’arif NU has been actively involved in the process of developing education in Indonesia.  Institutionally, LP Ma’arif NU also established schools and madrasas, starting from the elementary, secondary, and tertiary levels.  Until now there are more than 6000 educational institutions in all corners of the country under the auspices, ranging from TK / RA, SD / MI, SMP / MTs, SMA / SMK / MA, to several universities . Ma’arif NU through the INOVASI grant scheme scales out the INOVASI literacy and numeracy modules using KKG as the platform for training and reflection from mentoring during training sessions. Scale out programs include literacy in Sumenep and Pasuruan; and  numeracy in Sidoarjo, working with 10 madrasah in each district. The overall aim is to improve early grade students’ learning outcomes through improved teacher competency in teaching as well as improved support from other school stakeholders and district stakeholders. Through its networks and organisation structure, Ma’arif NU will strengthen collaboration with community at large.

Program focus: Literacy and Numeracy       

LP Maarif NU programmes aimed to increase learning result in literacy and numeracy of early class in 10 partner school in Sumenep, Sidoarjo and Pasuruan districts. Working with students, teachers, principals, school committee, the pilot programs addressed multiple challenges including how teachers understand numeration and learning process in early class, their capacity in class management, and student numeracy learning.

Location: Sidoarjo (Numeracy), Pasuruan (literacy), Sumenep (Literacy)

Duration: 22 March 2019 until 30 November 2019

Pilot: Early Grade Literacy 2
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This pilot, commencing in July 2019, builds on the units from the Literacy 1 short course in the first half of 2019. In this follow on pilot, over a number of months and five units, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of how to apply key literacy approaches in the classroom, including guided reading, formative assessment, and running records. Participating teachers will be able to gain credits to advance their careers and INOVASI will implement the courses in routine, cluster-based, teachers’ working group meetings, using local facilitators, to ensure the courses are affordable and scalable.

Pilot: Early Grade Numeracy (UNUSA)
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Nahdlatul Ulama Universitas Surabaya (UNUSA) is a private religious university founded by the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU). The NU is the largest Muslim organization in Indonesia, and one of the largest independent Islamic organizations in the world. The university was founded four years ago and received a B accredication from BAN-PT.

Program focus: Numeracy

UNUSA proposes to develop an integrated approach to numeracy in grades 1-3 within the school ecosystem involving a range of stakeholders from 16 schools including school supersivors, principals, teachers, school committees and parent organisations that are working under strong leadership. The program will also include student teachers from PGSD Universitas terbuka Pasuruan. Key activities will include the following:

  1. ToT on numeracy, school management and workshop facilitation skills.
  2. Regular workshops with teachers on numeracy through the teacher working group
  3. Establishment of a ‘Numeracy Garage’ (or ‘Bengkel Numerasi’) within each school.
  4. Publication and dissemination of good practice stories on a regular basis via a bulletin, UNUSA website, videos and INOVASI website. This will be done in liaison with the INOVASI Communications team.

Location: Pasuruan, East Java

Duration: 12 September 2018 until 11 September 2019

Achievement:

  • Increased students’ learning outcomes in numeracy
  • Improved teachers’ teaching practices
  • Increased the number of reading corners in classroom

Website: unusa.ac.id

Pilot: Early Grade Literacy
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This pilot, commencing in the latter part of 2018, will work to strengthen basic literacy skills and support teachers to improve teaching practice and improve student learning outcomes. Over a number of months and units, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of how to apply basic literacy teaching approaches in the classroom, including reading, comprehension, the use of big books, and assessment. Participating teachers will be able to gain credits to advance their careers and INOVASI will implement the courses in routine, cluster-based, teachers’ working group meetings, using local facilitators, to ensure the courses are affordable and scalable. This pilot finished in July 2019.

Pilot: Early Grade Literacy (UINSA)
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UINSA is a islamic higher ducation instituton in East Java which is focused on education and multidisciplinary learning, research based society empowerment, community service, and literacy. UINSA has developed good practices in literacy improvement at schools and  has developed textbook-levelling used in support of the students’ literacy skills improvement program. UINSA is experienced in providing assistance, community service, and sustainable design of programs through the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) approach.

Program focus: Literacy & books

INOVASI and UINSA’s program aims to improve madrasah teachers’ skills in teaching literacy in 10 madrash (islamic schools) through the ABCD-Asset Based Community Development which is a contextual approach. Through this approach, it is hoped that the participants will have self-reliance and a will to develop their literacy skills. Positive changes expected from this program include:

  1. improvement of students’ reading ability
  2. improvement of students’ literacy competence in learning
  3. development of school reading culture.
  4. sustainability of literacy programs.

Location: Pasuruan, East Java

Duration: 25 September 2018 until 24 July 2019

Achievement:

  • Increased students’ learning outcomes in literacy
  • Improved teachers’ teaching practices
  • Improved principal practices in supervising their teachers

Website: uinsby.ac.id

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