Examining Public-Private Partnership within the Field of Education as a Means of Improving Education Quality in Malang: A Case Study of SMA Negeri 10 Malang Sampoerna Foundation

Sri Untari, Sumartono ., Soesilo Zauhar, Suryadi .


Currently, the issue regarding education has become the most imperative issue which most governments need to take it into account. The attempt of improving the quality of education as a measure to resolve the nationwide problem of education has been extended to national, provincial, and district level. One of the efforts which are stipulated by the government is to establish a partnership with the private sector. The partnership of the local government of Malang and Putra Sampoerna Foundation aim at authorizing an alternative policy to improve the quality of education. This study, therefore, was conducted to examine profoundly the partnership between local government and private sector to improve the quality of education. In this study, the researchers focus on exploring SMA Negeri 10 Malang-Sampoerna Foundation as a result of the partnership. Based on the findings and analysis, it can be concluded that 1) The partnership between Malang government and Putra Sampoerna Foundation improves the quality of education; 2) The partnership has an apparent organization and boundaries using Memorandum of Understanding or MoU; 3) The implemented program is conducted by aligning the position of local government and private sector and imposing a featured program such as Learning to live (LtoL), Young Entrepreneurship Program (YEP), and Dorm Life as a part of holistic education; 4) inhibiting factors and factors supporting the implementation of the partnership comes from the government, schools, private (Sampoerna Foundation), the public, as well as   socio-political space;   5) The implementation of the partnership was a positive and negative impact on related stakeholders such as  the government, PSF, schools, students, and  public; 6) The partnership model developed by the local government of Malang with Putera Sampoerna Foundation is a  Design, Build,  Operate and  Transfer (DBOT) framework model.

Keywords: Public-Private Partnership, improvement, quality, education.

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