Acknowledgment of teachers’ dedication in bringing and elevating a nation through excellent education process is necessity. SEAMEO QITEP in Science (SEAQIS) as a regional institution that focused on improvement of science teacher performance has been called to give appreciation to tireless efforts of teacher in shaping a nation. As an effort in appreciating science teachers’ dedication, SEAQIS initiated a programme to acknowledge science teachers’ dedication and tireless efforts in bringing science learning into the excellent level.
The programme is called the Ki Hajar Dewantara Award. This concept derives from the inspiration of the founding father of National Education, the late Ki Hajar Dewantara for his unceasing commitment to make education a contribution towards human liberation. The award will be presented to the best of the 11 selected best science teachers as the nominees, representing each SEAMEO member country, in the form of travel grants as a privilege to attend the inauguration of the award.
The nominees of the award are selected based on their outstanding achievements, contribution, and dedication in science education as well as their innovations which are written in papers. During the award, one nominee from each SEAMEO Member Country is requested to present their papers. Their presentations will be assessed by board of judges to select three KHD Award winners.
The purposes of this award are:
The third Ki Hajar Dewantara Award will be conducted on 17 November 2020 which will be followed by the Joint-International Conference between SEAMEO QITEP in Science, SEAMEO QITEP in Mathematics, and the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST) held from 18 to 19 November 2020. Those two events will take place at Alana Hotel, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
The theme of this year’s Ki Hajar Dewantara Award is Innovation in Science Teaching and Learning towards Industrial Revolution 4.0.
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The nominees of the Ki Hajar Dewantara Award are 11 best science teachers from SEAMEO Member Countries who have outstanding achievements, contribution, and dedication in science education as well as innovations in science teaching and learning process.
What will you get?
The Awards for the winners are comprised of:
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