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Description/achievement of initiative

The Indonesian government, through MoRTHE and with assistance of Islamic Development Bank, anticipates the weakness and opportunity from national priority agenda in comply with sustainable development goals. It is required to strengthen economic competitiveness based on the excellence of natural resources and quality of human resources and science and technology. Special attention and effort to improve quality of higher education towards excellence in four sel ected universities i.e. Universitas Jember, Universitas Negeri Malang, Universitas Mulawarman and Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa with integration and collaboration of education and training, as well as research and innovation activities

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Islamic Development Bank, Ministry of National Planning/National Planning Agency (Bappenas), Universitas Jember, Universitas Negeri Malang, Universitas Mulawarman, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
Dec 2019
Increased competitiveness of the tertiary education graduates through implementation of improved curricula
Dec 2019
Increased access for tertiary education from geographically and economically disadvantaged families
Dec 2019
Prototypes and Research Outputs in Goal 2, 3, 13, and 17
Sep 2020
New Lecturers with PhD degree
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
4.4 - By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship
4.5 - By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations
4.7 - By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development
4.c - By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing States
Resources devoted to implementation
In-kind contribution
Facility, Equipment, and Staff Developments
Staff / Technical expertise
Staff/Technical Resources is available through Research Grant, Joint Research, and Resource Consortia
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 1 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Indonesia
Date of completion: Dec/2019
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Contact information/focal point(s)
Anton Rahmadi,

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