As a follow up on SEAQIS Research Grants (SRG) 2020, SEAQIS held an Online Workshop on SEAQIS Research Grants 2020 Grantees Briefing. As many as 40 best proposals out of 140 proposals from various regions across Indonesia and 1 proposal from other SEAMEO member countries have been chosen by the reviewers. The online workshop that was held on 22 to 24 June, aimed at providing the grantees with the provision related to conducting research and writing report to expedite the research completion during Covid-19 pandemic. Also, the online workshop was expected to improve SRG grantees’ skill in research report writing. The theme of the SRG programme this year is Innovation on Teaching and Learning Science in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Society 5.0
On the first day, Dr Harry Firman, the expert of SEAQIS, explained about the things needed in research report writing on chapter 1 and 2. Continued with Prof. Triyanta presented the code of ethics in research report writing. After that, the grantees revised their research report (chapter 1 and 2) which was done online. During the second day, Dr Harry Firman continued his presentation on research methods and instrument development. Ms Lili Indarti, the Deputy Director for Administration of SEAQIS also explained about the allocation of SRG funds and administration matters for financial proof. The workshop then continued with parallel discussions: physics, biology, chemistry and elementary school, and followed with lesson planning, revies and closing by the director of SEAQIS.
After this online workshop, SRG grantees 2020 are expected to be able to conduct their research accordingly to research methodology and bring out their research report as the workshop products, which will become article published in a journal.