BANDUNG - The West Java Provincial Government has prepared various programs to increase the capacity and welfare of teachers in West Java. This was stated by the Governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil, after commemorating West Java Teacher's Day on Gedung Sate, Bandung, Monday (11/26).
According to the Governor, in addition to preparing the budget for the education sector which reached 20 percent of the West Java budget, it was very adequate and it also had a program to provide houses for teachers in West Java and curriculum changes for SMKs.
"Yes, I think the budget of the 20% Education Office is already very adequate, there is a program that we have plans for houses for the teachers, also in the form of flat, which we are preparing," he said.
The governor said, for programs related to the curriculum, it plans to make changes to the vocational curriculum for later on more to the digital economy and then entrust students also through industry.
"Yesterday with Astra group for example, we were discussing later the assets belonging to the West Java Provincial Government but the curriculum could be added to be perfected by the industry so that after they graduated they could be absorbed immediately, in that of course there were programs related to teachers and their welfare," he said .
The governor said, for the teacher welfare improvement program not only relying on the regional budget, because if all hoped that the APBD would never be enough, so the budget for this program would not allocate 20 percent for education.
"My concept in five years is that there are funds from the state budget, regional budget, there are public funds, there are public private partnership funds. Now my hope is that with this assessment expected the welfare of honorary teachers can also increase," he said. (Parno)