Sumenep

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 (BINUS)
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Bina Nusantara Universitas is an educational institution committed to developing Indonesia and building a global community through education and technology. Besides providing teaching and learning experience for students, BINUS also conducts community service and research activities to raise awareness of development innovations across Indonesia, especially in the area of education.

Program focus: Numeracy

INOVASI and BINUS University program aims to improve numeracy outcomes (especially in core number competencies) for students in grades 1-3 in all 17 schools in Sumenep kota, within the Sumenep district. The program is aligned with the 2013 National Curriculum and will use simple teaching and learning media produced by BINUS.  BINUS will work in collaboration with STKIP PGRI Sumenep with regards to technical implementation of the teacher training.  Besides training for teachers, principals and supervisors,  parents will also be trained in how to support children to study at home. It is hoped that this innovative pilot focused on core numeracy concepts and implemented by BINUS in Sumenap kota can be used as a model to advocate to the Sumenep district and further improve the quality of education – in particular, in the early grades.

Location: Sumenep, East Java

Duration: 12-Sep-18 until 11-Sep-19

Achievement:

  • Increased students’ learning outcomes in numeracy
  • Improved teachers’ attitudes toward students
  • Increased students’ interest in numeracy subject

Website: binus.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.

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