The fourth location of RISE learning laboratory is the City of Bukittinggi. From 7 to 12 May 2018, the RISE team conducted its first hearing with education stakeholders in Bukittinggi to explore the possibility of a collaboration.
In mid-May 2018, the RISE Programme in Indonesia team visited Kebumen District to explore the possibility of the region being the location of a learning laboratory for the Education Policy Innovations at the District Level Study (Reform Area B).
The City of Yogyakarta was the second area to be candidate for learning laboratory in the Education Policy Innovations at the District level studies (Reform Area B). The RISE team held hearings in Yogyakarta twice; first on 2-4 May and second on 31 May 2018.
From 30 April to 3 May 2018 RISE Programme in Indonesia (RISE) team held hearings in Way Kanan District in Lampung Province. Way Kanan is one of the four districts candidates for the Reform Area B learning laboratories.
The focus of Reform Area B is to understand the innovation of education policies in the districts. The process of choosing the learning laboratories went through a number of stages, which began from October 2017 to April 2018.
How can we improve learning in Indonesia? RISE Programme in Indonesia held a discussion entitled "Facing the Challenges of Education in Indonesia" on 19 September 2018. Through interactive and in-depth discussion by stakeholders of the education sector, the event was held to collect input, evidence, and insights that can contribute to the efforts of improving the quality of learning.
On 3 July 2018, RISE held an event entitled “RISE Programme in Indonesia Update” to inform the progress of RISE’s research to education stakeholders from various government institution. The event also aims to generate constructive discussion as well as feedback related to RISE research design, and to engage stakeholders in the process of education policymaking.