A Story from a School Development Program in the Heart of Borneo, Kalimantan-Indonesia


The purpose of this research is to portray the changes in schools during the implementation of Education for Sustainability Program (ESD) in The Heart of Borneo (HoB)-Kalimantan. During 2008-2013 WWF-Indonesia developed ESD program by conducting training and mentoring for schools among 10 regencies in HoB, Kalimantan area. There are 34 schools are under WWF-Indonesia supervision. The schools obtained assistance in form of training for school improvement and the value of education for sustainable development. Within 4 years, WWF-Indonesia has been running the program, there are many changes occurred in the schools. This study seeks the impact of program toward schools in teaching and learning. Using the quality criteria regarding the quality of teaching and learning process, this research describes the changes happened in schools such as the use of variety of learning approaches, the use of local resources for teaching and learning and the development of teaching philosophy among teachers

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Maryam Mursadi, Sampoerna University, Indonesia

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Conference: ACEID2015
Stream: Education for sustainable development

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