Training on STEM Implementation in 2013 Curriculum for elementary school teachers in Bogor Regency, a collaboration between SEAQIS and Bogor Regency Education Office

Cisarua, Bogor – In order to improve the competence of elementary teachers in Bogor Regency, the Bogor Regency Education Office in collaboration with SEAQIS held a Training on STEM Implementation in 2013 Curriculum. This training was a follow-up activity of the HOTS Item Test Preparation Training for elementary teachers.

The training was held at Rizen Hotel, Cisarua, Puncak, Bogor Regency and attended by 400 elementary teachers from 40 sub-districts in Bogor Regency which were divided into 2 batches. Batch 1 was on 3-5 September 2018 and batch 2 was on 6-8 September 2018.

The resource persons assigned were Mr Reza Setiawan, Mr Yudi Yanuar, Mr Lukman Nulhakim, Mr Heri Setiadi, Mr Septian Karyana, Mr Dian Purnama, and Ms Lintang Ratri Prastika from SEAQIS. The resource persons were then divided into three teams to facilitate the course of the training in 3 classes for each batch.

In this Training, participants were introduced to STEM Approach and how it is implemented in the 2013 Curriculum. Participants were given information related to STEM, Philosophy and benefits in training 21st century students’ skills. In addition, the participants also carried out some hands-on activities to get an overview of the application of the STEM approach in the classroom.

Through this training program, it was expected that elementary school teachers in Bogor Regency can improve the quality of teaching and learning in a classroom and students can understand the benefits and application of the subject matter they have received at school so that it is more meaningful for students’ lives. (LT).