Yogyakarta – Science and technology in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0 is developing very rapidly and being more and more complex. This progress gives effects to many aspects of life, scientific discipline, education, economics, industry, and government. Challenges and opportunities in the era is a great concern of mathematics teacher and educational personnel.
In response to the issue, Center for Development and Empowerment of Mathematics Teacher and Educational Personnel/PPPPTK Matematika organized National Seminar on Mathematics Education/SeNdiMat VII; “Opportunities and Challenges of Mathematics Teacher and Educational Personnel in Facing the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0” on 13 to 14 November 2019 at LPMP DI Yogyakarta
Some of educational technology experts attended and delivered the presentation in SeNdiMat VII; Sumaryanta, M.Pd. and Joko Purnomo, S.T, M.T (Instructor of PPPPTK Mathematics), Prof. Iwan Pranoto, M.Sc., Ph. D. (Professor at Bandung Institute of Technology), and Romi Satria Wahono, Ph. D. (Researcher and Technopreneur in Software Engineering, Enterprise Architecture and Data Mining). The organizing committee report was delivered by the Head of the General Administration Division, PPPPTK Matematika, Nunik Sukeksi, SH, M.Pd.. In her speech, Nunik said that SeNdiMat VII was attended by 250 participants coming from various regions in Indonesia, consisting of two categories both speakers and non-speakers.
Director of Teacher Development for Basic Education, Directorate General of Teacher and Educational Personnel, Ministry of Education and Culture, Dr. Praptono, M.Ed. representing the Director General of Teacher and Educational Personnel, officially opened SeNdiMat VII and conveyed his wishes for PPPPTK Matematika as a leader in developing and enhancing the competence of mathematics teacher and educational personnel to answer the challenges in facing the era of industrial revolution 4.0.
SeNdiMat VII organized by PPPPTK Matematika this year is the seventh national seminar. This annual academic forum is one of the excellent programs held by PPPPTK Matematika in the efforts of improving the competence of mathematics teacher and educational personnel. (RK/YN)