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08 May 2018

The Floating School Aceh Project

Project Leader: Ms Trisna Mulyati

University: The University of Queensland

Collaborating Organisations: The Floating School Indonesia

Project Location: Aceh            

Activity Type : Capacity building, mentoring or coaching          

Sector :  Rural growth, education and training, human resources development, and decentralisation

Project Objective :

  1. To provide 40 young people in Pulo Aceh island including local youth with a constructive learning experience finding creative talents for six months in 12 meetings of workshop

  2. To implement effective approach and innovative environment for youth in Pulo Aceh wanting to produce works in their chosen talent

  3. To campaign sustainable, natural and interesting life at the island by the islanders themselves

  4. To promote and connect the best of Pulo Aceh to the people in the main land (Banda Aceh city and other outsiders)

  5. To help government accelerate the decentralisation (equal development) in these small islands around Aceh, particularly education.

Project Description:

The Floating School aims to serve young people in Pulo Aceh. It is a six months pilot project with experimental learning designed to teach participants some skills based on their passion and talent, such as art, literacy, and multimedia. The program will combine workshops with experts and enrich excursions to arts and culture institution and other destinations in Pulo Aceh.

During the early stage of the program, the participants will have an opportunity to experience all classes provided by the Floating School in Pulo Aceh. Then during the following weeks, the participants will choose a class that they want to focus on. In the end of the program, all the participants will demonstrate the cases and display their works through an organized exhibition in their island.

Project Beneficiaries:

  1. 40 young people in Pulo Aceh with a constructive learning experiences in a fun-creative environment.

  2. 500 people in Pulo Aceh will benefit from the local young people who can share their talents in various careers.

Priority Development Area:

Human development for a productive and healthy society

Links with Australia:

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