KUPANG (eNBe Indonesia) – The Provincial Government of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) expects that the success of the INNOVATION Program in Sumba can be achieved other 17 districts/cities in said region. As partner, NTT government is ready to continue to collaborating with the Central Government and the Australian Embassy.

This was said the Assistant for Governance, Jamaludin Ahmad, when he read the speech of the Governor of NTT at the meeting of the supervisor team of the Innovation Program for Indonesian School Children (INNOVATION) in Fernandez Hall, NTT Governor’s Office yesterday (27/6).

The meeting related to the education program, the partnership between the Australian Government and the Indonesian Government, carried the theme ‘Readiness of Sumba district in the institutionalization of the results of the INNOVATION pilot, to improve children’s learning outcomes.’ The Education Care Forum of Sumba (FPPS) is to take over the results of the pilot program, which has been running for 18 months.

These activities have produced good results, for improving teacher competence and improving the quality of the learning process. As a form of support, the four Sumba districts currently allocate assistance funds. The support is intended for self-financing, expanding the implementation of pilot programs to schools or other clusters, outside the INNOVATION partners.