The Training Course on Science Classroom Supervision

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To improve the competencies of principals and supervisors in enhancing the quality of science teachers and education personnel, the Centre conducted a Training Course on Science Classroom Supervision attended by science teachers, school principals, and supervisors from seven SEAMEO member countries, such as Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. The training was conducted from 19 to 28 July 2016 at Sheo Resort Hotel, Bandung.

The training was opened by Dra Poppy Dewi Puspitawati, M.A., the Director of Primary Education Teacher Development, accompanied by Prof. Triyanta, the Director of SEAMEO QITEP in Science, Dr Indarjani, the Deputy Director for Programme, and Ms Tati Setiawati, the academic coordinator of the event. The subjects included in the training were School-Based Management, Principal and Supervisor Competencies, Models of Teaching, Inquiry-Based Science Education, Science Classroom Supervision, Action Research in Science Classroom Supervision, Country Report (Best Practice), School Visit, Motivation and Creativity Building, and Lesson Study. The resource persons of the training were experts and practitioners from LP2KS (Principal In-Service Training Centre), Indonesia University of Education, Benesse Corporation, the Director General of Primary and Secondary Education of Indonesia, and the Centre.

One of the agenda of the training was visiting Darul Hikam International School to implement the supervision techniques using instruments they developed during the training course. They also joined cultural programme by visiting Saung Angklung Udjo to watch Angklung performance. At the end of the programme, they were involved in Cultural Exchange programme by performing their traditional songs and dances.