Bridging the Digital Disconnect in Indonesia’s Education System

While ICT is now available in most schools and offices in Indonesia, the use of technology for reporting and data analysis is limited. [Photo: Michael Cohen]More than 90% of Indonesian households do not have a computer or Internet access. This poses a major challenge in many parts of life, particularly in education.

Information and communication technology (ICT) is now available in the majority of schools and essentially all education offices, but the use of technology to improve information flow and data analysis for education management and governance is limited.

RTI worked with the U.S. Agency for International Development under the Indonesia Decentralized Basic Education 1 (DBE1) project to devise and pilot two innovative activities to strengthen communities and schools using ICT. RTI recently completed a review of these activities.

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