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LP3M Returned Organize AA Training for Lecturers

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Submit by oky_dian on October 20, 2017 | Comment(s) : 0 | View : 552

left-right: Chomsin S Widodo, M.Si., Ph.D, Head of LP3M Prof. Munawar, and PJM's staff Dr. Achmad Wicaksono
left-right: Chomsin S Widodo, M.Si., Ph.D, Head of LP3M Prof. Munawar, and PJM's staff Dr. Achmad Wicaksono
Institution of Educational Development and Quality Assurance (Lembaga Pengembangan Pendidikan dan Penjaminan Mutu/LP3M) Brawijaya University returned to organize a training on Applied Approach (AA) for lecturers in the campus. The training was organized in two groups. The first group was held in Tuesday (17/Oct/2017) in 8th floor meeting hall of the campus' main office.

Applied Approach is an educational management training that presented several speakers such as from Quality Assurance Centre Brawijaya University, Research and Community Service Institution as well as Educational Development and Quality Assurance Institution.

Head of LP3M UB Prof. Munawar mentioned that AA training will equip lecturers in areas of leadership and organization.

"Lecturer's duties are numerous not only in academic areas or teaching but also be an academic supervisor. Parents entrust their children, and so each of their problems, we must also help," he said.

He mentioned, in order to be a lecturer is not only asked to be great by his/herself but also able to work together in a team.

An effort that can do in a team work is building Brawijaya University's reputation and rankings in international level in accordance with its vision as world class university.

Dr. Achmad Wicaksono from Quality Assurance Centre Brawijaya University mentioned, there are several rankings owned by Brawijaya University in 2017 including QS World University Rankings, QS Asia University Rankings, Webometrics, 4ICU, Ui Green metrics and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education.

According to rankings conducted by QS World, Brawijaya University is ranked 801+ out of 2,600 Asian universities and 301+ out of 6,000 world universities.

Meanwhile in Webometrics, Brawijaya University is ranked 1,614 out of 260,000 universities worldwide, 457 from 11,400 Asian universities and 5 out of 500 universities in Indonesia.

In accordance with 4ICU, Brawijaya University is ranked 1,354 out of 6,000 universities worldwide and ranked 7 out of 500 universities in Indonesia.

University of Indonesia's Green Metrics version, Brawijaya University is ranked 119 globally and in 7th position in Indonesia.

Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education allocates Brawijaya University in 8th position of Indonesian universities.

From several rankings versions, Achmad Wicaksono mentioned that Brawijaya University weakness should be understood by educational staff. Such example as weakness indicator in version of Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education.

According to Dikti's data, Brawijaya University's weakness indicator can be seen as follows: numbers of lecturers in doctoral degree is under 50 percent, meanwhile numbers of lector and professor lecturer's functional officer is under 30 percent, ratio lecturers compared with students according to PDPT (Pangkalan Data Perguruan Tinggi/College Database) per August 2017 is 1:35 higher than 1:32, for accreditation of study program in Brawijaya University, are still many accredication not reach A-accreditation yet even there are still in C-accreditation (BAN-PT's per September 2017). In studentship aspect, Brawijaya University of which is very good in national level especially PIMNAS (Pekan Ilmiah Mahasiswa Nasional/National Student Scientific Week) is not enough yet to make it as the first rank.

Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education also assessed, there is also weakness in database particularly in student's achievements and participation in national and international reputation which also indicators on assessment, the lack of database in scholarship database, counselling on students' activities infrastructure, student exchange, and career development. This regard is a weak point of Brawijaya University Rankings. [Oky Dian/Humas UB/trans. Denok]

 

 

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