Yanti, Cita Hikmah VOCATIONAL SCHOOL: VALUABLE TYPE OF EDUCATION FOR COMPETENCE MANPOWER. In: The 1st Sriwijaya University Learning and Education International Conference (SULE-IC) 2014, 16-18 May 2014, Palembang.

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    An investment of skilful labor that outfitted to world of work is what Indonesia needed as developing country. However, most of the general schools in Indonesia typically explore the student’s academic competence with less skill training. As the result, most of graduates are not prepared to work. Yet the general schools provide more theories than skillful practices. Furthermore, those who are not able to afford universities remain unemployed. Thus, this issue calls for specialized and organized type of education. Vocational school has an offer to facilitate students to produce proficient and effective graduates and integrate academic insight as well as skillful competence. This type of education helps students to be capable working with experience without having higher education. In fact, vocational school owns the lack of public interest and the government unawareness. Through this article, the writer would like to expand the insight of Indonesian government, especially educational practitioners for qualified human resources through enhancing and innovating the program, curriculum and management of vocational school to attain more students and generate manpower that will meet the global needs. This article exposes the beneficial aspects, successful program, and the features of vocational school which needs to be improved. Hopefully this article will be considered as beneficial matter toward the investment of skilled labor by making the most of vocational school. Key Words: Vocational school, Competent manpower, Education,

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Science Education > Department of Language and Arts Education > English Language Education
    Depositing User: Dr, M.A. Hartono Hartono
    Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 07:44
    Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 07:44
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/6782

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