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The Learning Assistance Program for Islamic Schools (LAPIS), supported by the Australian Government, aims to contribute to the quality of basic education improvement in Islamic schools in Indonesia. This will be achieved by building the capacity of key stakeholders working in the Islamic Schools Sub-Sector (ISS) to plan, manage and deliver improved basic education services.

LAPIS has established three long-term, large-scale activities which will form the backbone of activities for LAPIS until 2009:

  • Equality of Learning Outcomes in Islamic Schools (ELOIS)
  • Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidayah (PGMI)
  • English Language Training in Islamic Schools (ELTIS)

Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidaiyah (PGMI)

This website provides information on another LAPIS activity — Teacher Education for Madrasah Ibtidaiyah teachers.

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The Australian Government’s overseas aid program is a Federal Government funded program that reduces poverty in developing countries. The program is managed through the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) which reports directly to the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

The overall aim of Australia’s aid program to Indonesia is to serve Australia’s national interest through assisting Indonesia to reduce the incidence of poverty and achieve sustainable development.

AusAID Indonesia

This website provides information about the Australian government’s overseas aid program in Indonesia, covering projects related to poverty, education, training, health, governance, water supplies and sanitation.

Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA)

The MORA website mainly provides readers with information regarding the organizational structure of the Department of Religious Affairs at its central and provincial levels.

Australia Indonesia Basic Education Program (AIBEP)

MORAAIBEP is a joint initiative of the Australian and Indonesian governments. The website describes a joint project between the Australian and Indonesian governments to develop Basic Education operating under the Indonesian Ministry of Religious Affairs.

IAIN Sunan Ampel

IAIN Sunan Ampel, Surabaya is a State Islamic Institution established based on the decree of the Ministry of Religious Affairs Number 20/1965. IAIN Sunan Ampel is currently the home to two LAPIS activities: PGMI (Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidayah) and ELTIS (English Language Training for Islamic Schools).

IAIN Mataram

IAIN Mataram is a State Islamic Institution and is one of ELTIS’s key partner institutions. ELTIS training programs for MTs teachers began at IAIN Mataram in February 2008.

STAIN Watampone

STAIN Watampone is ELTIS’s partner institution in Bone Regency, South Sulawesi. ELTIS training programs for Phase 2 MTs teachers commenced at STAIN Watampone in August 2008.

Directorate of Islamic Higher Education (DIKTIS)

The Directorate of Islamic Higher Education (DIKTIS) is the facilitator and coordinator of Islamic Higher Education Institutions and is supervised by the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The activities of DIKTIS are:

  • Academic and Student Affairs
  • Personnel
  • Library and scholarships
  • Cooperation and Institutions
  • Scientific Research Publications and Community Service

Ministry of National Education (MONE)

The Indonesia Ministry of National Education website provides information regarding the development of the Indonesian education system through a series of links to MONE’s:

  • Organization and Structure
  • Education Finance
  • Research and Statistics
  • Education Programs
  • Publications

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Kang GURU Indonesia (KGI)

Kang Guru Indonesia (KGI) is more than a weekly English language radio program broadcast on over 160 radio stations across Indonesia. Kang Guru Indonesia, with support from AusAID Indonesia also produces a FREE English language magazine four times a year. Existing English language materials for students and English language teachers is now comprised of several teacher packages including the 2004 Revised Teacher Package, the SMP Teacher Package, and KGI’s brand new SMA Teacher Package.

Australian Development Scholarships (ADS)

Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) are funded by the Government of Australia for postgraduate study at Australian universities. The main goal of ADS is to promote Indonesia’s human resource capacity to contribute to:

  • Improving economic management
  • Strengthening democratic institutions and practice
  • Increasing the accessibility and quality of basic social services
  • Enhancing security and stability

Each year, the Australian Government sponsors people from some developing countries to study in Australia through Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) and up to 270 scholarships will be offered in 2007/2008.

The Australian Development Scholarship program in Indonesia aims to promote private and public sector human resource development in areas of agreed development priority.

Indonesia Australia Language Foundation — I/A/L/F

I/A/L/F — Education for Development

The IALF has language centres in Jakarta, Denpasar, Bali and Surabaya supporting outposted personnel in more remote locations. The IALF employs approximately 150 staff, including over 50 teachers of English and Bahasa Indonesia. Training programs and education services offered by the IALF include: General and Academic English, Bahasa Indonesia, IELTS Preparation and Testing, Business English, Translating and Interpreting, Teacher Training and In-House Training.

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