Acting Provincial Secretary Officially Opened Technical Coordination Meeting on Development Planning for Education Affairs of Regency/Municipality Level in Central Kalimantan 2022
PALANGKA RAYA – EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATION BUREAU. Acting Provincial Secretary of Central Kalimantan, Nuryakin opened the Technical Coordination Meeting on Development Planning for Education Affairs in Central Kalimantan Province 2022 which aimed to synchronize the development policies and to align the targets for 2023. The meeting was held in Bahalap Hotel, Palangka Raya, Thursday evening (31/03/2022).
As for the meeting activities for regencies/municipality throughout Central Kalimantan in 2022, this is a strategic and important effort to synchronize and align the central and regional development planning to build national education development targets.
In Central Kalimantan Governor’s speech which was read by Acting Provincial Secretary of Central Kalimantan Nuryakin, “Education within the framework of national development is to build the quality of education, one of which is achieved by increasing the ease and quality of basic education services, through the application of minimum standards (SPM).”
SPM is a provision regarding the types of basic services and the quality of basic services that every citizen has the right to obtain at a minimum. SPM Education is the type and quality of basic education services that every student has the right to obtain at a minimum.
“In this Coordination Meeting, the Central Kalimantan Provincial Government invites various stakeholders, specifically the Regency/Municipality Government, to harmonize, synchronize, and agree on the indicators that have been proposed through the Regional Development Planning Information System (SIPPD),” said Nuryakin.
This year’s meeting for Education Affairs is an important step in addressing strategic issues related to the fulfillment of Minimum Service Standards (SPM) in the field of Education, both national strategic issues and regional strategic issues which will become the Regional Strategic Program in 2023 according to the 2021-2026 Regional Medium Term Development Plans (RPJMD).
In his remarks, Central Kalimantan Governor also said, “Currently, we still face many challenges in developing Human Resources (HR). Therefore, we as the regional government as well as stakeholders in the education sector should be able to work even harder, with sincerity”.
The preparation of education affairs planning will play an important role in achieving the vision and mission of the Central Kalimantan Provincial Government in 2021-2026, both at the provincial and regency/municipality governments. Programs, targets, achievements, and outputs in the field of education between the Regional Government and the Central Government must be in harmony, in order to realize quality and sustainable education. (din/fer/transl.feb)