Training on the Use of Online Learning Application for Primary and Junior Secondary School Teachers in Purwakarta Regency, Batch I

SEAQIS in collaboration with Badan Musyawarah Perguruan Swasta (BMPS) Kab. Purwakarta, a private school representative body, conducted a training course on the use of online learning application for primary school teachers in Purwakarta Regency from 2 to 4 September 2020. This training was the first batch. A total number of participants involved in this programme was 40 teachers consisting of 20 primary school teachers and 20 secondary school teachers. The three-day training was opened virtually by the Director of SEAQIS concurrently with the opening of Training Course on STEM Learning. The facilitators of the training were Mr Zuhe Safira, Mr Heri Setiadi, Mr Prima Dermawan, and Mr Gunawan Muhammad.

The first day, participant learned how to set up a video conference using Google Meet Platform. They learned to create a meeting room both instantly and scheduled. Then, in the second session, the participants learned about Google Form, an application used for online assessment. Besides, Kahoot and Quizizz were also being introduced as complementary.

The second day, participants learned about Google Classroom. This application can be used as a learning management system in an online class. During the Google Classroom session, participants embedded other applications into their Google Classroom, including the link for Google Meet for a virtual meeting and Google Form for online assessment. Subsequently, participants also acquired the learning design for an online class.

At the last day, all participants presented their Google Classroom based on their subject matter. The presentation was conducted in a group. Each representative of the group came forward and shared their lesson plan and its implementation in Google Classroom. The training was officially closed by Dr Agus Muharram, the head of BMPS Kab. Purwakarta.