Skip to comments.USAID/Indonesia Seeks Help in Managing Education Aid Program
Posted on 09/18/2012 8:12:01 AM PDT by Steve Peacock
With $83 million in Indonesian education projects, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is looking to hire a local citizen as an Education Specialist to assist in these initiatives.The local-hire only position, which requires prior teaching experience and/or a college degree, entails information dissemination responsiblities to promote USAID as well as to offer consultation to U.S. government employees, Indonesian officials, and NGO personnel involved in USAID education activities.
The selected candidate will help support the Prioritizing Reform, Innovation and Opportunities for Reaching Indonesias Teachers, Administrators, and Students, or PRIORITAS, program. PRIORITAS, as U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor previously reported, will benefit Islamic schools operated by the Ministry of Religious Affairs as well as public schools of the Ministry of National Education (see: Obama Administration Pours Millions into Indonesian Education -- Support for Islamic, Public Schools Begun by Bush Continues; Monitor, May 31, 2011).
The program is separate from Phase II of another U.S.-funded endeavor known as the Program to Extend Scholarships and Training to Achieve Sustainable Impacts, or PRESTASI II, which will enable about 100 emerging Indonesian leaders to pursue advanced degrees and other training (See: Foreigners Awarded Obama Scholarships; PatriotUpdate.com, Sept. 8, 2012).
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