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South Sumatra to send
teachers to Australia

PALEMBANG: The South Sumatra administration has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Australian government on education and culture.

The provincial education agency head, Ade Karyana, said Thursday that based on the MoU, the administration would send teachers to study in Australia.

Ade said his agency had decided to send teachers from four schools: SMA Xaverius Palembang, SMAN 17 Palembang, SMAN Sumatera Selatan and Darusalam Islamic Boarding.

He said the teachers would improve their English and study information and communication technology.

He said the program was financially supported by the Myer Foundation and AusAid, and organized by the Asia Education Foundation at the University of Melbourne in cooperation with the National Education Ministry. - JP

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