1. Determine interest & viability of the idea
- Many people feel that this is a worthwhile project but we have yet to explain the details.
- Determine if any features already exist (ex. a good teacher support forum).
- ICT educational systems are flourishing but how well do they work in an Indonesian setting?
- The Rachel Offline system is proven, but will Indonesians embrace it?
2. Determine financial viability
- At a minimum, we need to be able to fund the legal creation of a non-profit, two full time salaries (Aabie & Brian), minor expenses, some web development & perhaps some start-up consulting.
3. Recruit volunteers
- Website development, translation, research, etc.
4. Recruit a volunteer(?) board of directors & advisers
- Ideally well-respected people from technology, education (teaching, government, & development NGO) & financial sectors.
5. Research & develop a robust implementation plan.
1. Online Portal:
- Directory of educational sites with Indonesian content;
- Basic support forums.
2. Offline content downloadable to existing server (Linux, Windows?)
- Obtain approval from the government to include their content offline;
- Publish teacher’s guide, IT guide & have robust support forums;
- Available to users with existing servers & a good internet connection (to enable monitoring, feedback & support until any bugs are worked out);
- Work with existing organisations who provide IT support to schools (ex. Gramedia) to determine computer capabilities, inform schools & install.
3. Offline content available on stand-alone WiFi server.
4. Travelling school.
5. Promote forming tech clubs.