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    Mapping Indonesia's Civil Service

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    This report mapping Indonesia's civil service using an original data set constructed from GoI data on all the country’s active civil servants to examine personal characteristics including age, gender, education level (which proxies for skill), and promotions. It addresses two important questions:

    MELAYANI — Working with Local Governments on the “Stubborn” Service Delivery Problems

    Monday, Jul 23, 2018

    Mapping the problem of school management to improve the quality of education.
    Mapping the problem of school management to improve the quality of education.
    The provision of basic public services to the poor and near-poor is largely the responsibility of sub national governments in Indonesia. District governments, in particular, are largely responsible for managing health and education services, supervising 75,000 villages and managing 80% of the road network. Progress in basic service delivery, therefore, depends on sub national governments’ capacity to analyze and solve problems through collective action. This calls for district governments to play a more active role in identifying, understanding and responding to local service delivery problems that they face. Through MELAYANI program, the World Bank team is working with local government departments and leadership to help them unpack and explore problems that they have identified in search of root causes and contextually relevant solutions.

    Indonesia: Villagers Fight the Odds to Provide Early Childhood Care to Their Children

    Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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    A number of Galung Tuluk early childhood educators in the newly constructed Bina Bangsa centre.
    In April 2018, members of the Early Childhood Education Development (ECED) Frontline team traveled to the regency and spoke with village, sub-district and district officials to understand what drives and inhibits investment in early childhood education services in a decentralized Indonesia.

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    Camera App : a Catalyst for Teacher Performance Improvement in East Nusa Tenggara

    Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

    Students take turns to read paragraphs in Indonesian Language class (Photo:Fauzan Ijazah).
    Students take turns to read paragraphs in Indonesian Language class (Photo:Fauzan Ijazah).

     

    It was almost 7.30 a.m. and the principal and the teachers at Mboeng Elementary School (SDN Mboeng) in remote Kaju Wangi Village, Elar Subdistrict in Manggarai Timur, East Nusa Tenggara, took turns to take each other’s photograph with a cellular phone.