Workshop on Science Education Plan for Early Childhood

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SEAMEO QITEP in Science concerned on the strategic role of science education for early age children to promote science literacy. Based on this intention, SEAMEO QITEP in Science invited various parties related to early childhood education in Indonesia to jointly formulate the implementation plan for early childhood science education through a Workshop on Science Education Plan for Early Childhood. The workshop was conducted from 28-29 November 2016 at PGRI West Java office, Bandung.

Debriefing for the workshops delivered by Enah Suminah, representing the Directorate of Early Childhood and Public Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia; Anna Anggraini, senior practitioners of early childhood education; and Ai Sutriansih representing PGRI West Java Province. The workshop participants amounted to 51 persons, consisting of representatives of the Directorate of Early Childhood and Public Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia, representatives of the PP PAUD dan Dikmas West Java, representatives of teachers’ organizations in West Java as well as teachers, principals, and supervisors of kindergarten schools in West Java. The results of the workshop were recommendations of needs as basis for organizing early childhood science education programmes, associated with reinforcement on science content needed to develop early childhood learning.

Written by Rizwan Darmawan