Training on Subject Knowledge Enrichment in Chemistry

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To enrich teachers’ knowledge in subjects they teach, SEAMEO QITEP in Science (SEAQIS) conducted Training on Subject Knowledge Enrichment in Chemistry from 29 November-02 December 2016 at Topas Galeria Hotel, Bandung. The training was participated by 30 Chemistry teachers from West Java and Banten Province.

The resource persons were Dra Lubna Bardja, M.Si., and Dr Bambang Prijamboedi from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Dr Fitri Khoerunnisa from Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, and Dr Ana Ratna Wulan from SEAMEO QITEP in Science. The resource persons delivered some topics about Chemistry and a topic about Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS).

This training was able to enrich and also refresh the participants’ knowledge on Chemistry. During the training, the participants showed positive attitude by having high interest in learning about Chemistry even though some of the topics had been learned by the participants during their study at university. As the result, they could improve their understanding about Chemistry. It showed that having a willingness to keep learning is very important as Albert Einstein said “Once you stop learning, you start dying”.