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Independent Study: Independent Campus Starts Implementing Korwil 1 Vocational School
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UNPAK - Independent Study: Independent Campus delivered by the Minister of Education and Culture (Mendikbud) RI, Nadiem Makarim, began to be implemented.
Beginning with the University of Indonesia (UI) Vocational program which initiated the Korwil 1 vocational school (SVD) Pakuan Vocational School (Unpak), Indonesian Christian University (UKI), Parahyangan University (Unpar) Bandung, Bina Insani Bekasi and Widya Mandala Surabaya University held workshops Vocational Merdeka Belajar: Merdeka Campus, hosted by the SV Unpak workshop at Swiss Belhotel, Bogor City, which was attended by the Chancellor, Director and Dean of Vocational Region 1.
The Chancellor of Pakuan University, Bibin Rubini said, the activity was one of the implementation of the decision of the Minister Mas (Nadiem Makarim, red) "independent" students could take around 30 credits outside of their study programs, either by crossing study programs or study programs.
In semesters 4 and 5 students study in the industry with a Distance Learning (PJJ) learning system organized by UI Vocations where university students who have collaborated can take the lecture at UI Vocations with certain administrative rules.
"So students will get transcripts and competency certification from Vocational UI," he told reporters after opening the workshop.
According to him, there are many advantages of this collaboration. For example sharing knowledge of both theory and practice with other reputable universities such as UI, creating networks with the World of Business and Industry in practice or internships, developing vocational school curricula, and also providing opportunities for students to fulfill their rights in freedom of learning.
Because of that, the results of the workshop were in the form of a cross-college lecture MOU where the event was Implementing UI Vocations by implementing a 3-2-1 curriculum policy, namely 3 semesters in campus, 2 semesters in industry and 1 semester of internship and final assignments.
"September this year has begun the collaboration between the Vocational Schools above," he explained.
Meanwhile, the Dean of the Vocational School of Unpak Tjut Awaliyah added, as long as students are involved in studying in the industry, our lecturers continue to provide lectures through PJJ based on e learning.
"So later the lecturers will provide lecture material that can be downloaded by students at the vocational school they want. The material is in the form of writing and in the future it may already be in the form of video, "he explained.
He further said that for students who will take PJJ there are different SKS fees depending on the campus chosen. Then, in PJJ also one lecturer can teach up to 50 students with 14 meetings but not binding.
"It is planned that the vocational forum will invite all vocations in Indonesia next March for the MoU. Not only cooperation in the course, but also getting competency certification from BNSP, "he concluded.Download full storyIndependent Study