Padang—Universitas Negeri Padang holds coordination meeting of 2020 work planning program and Budgeting at Auditorium UNP on Wednesday (May 8, 2019) with theme “Strengthening Human Resource UNP in Industrial Revolution 4.0”. Deputy for Human Development and Development of the Community and Culture of PPN/Bapenas, Dr. Ir. Subandi, MSc and the expert staff of Menristekdikti of Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Paulina Pannen, MLs and representative participants from the bureaus, faculty and postgraduate program Universitas Negeri Padang attend the coordination meeting.
Rector of UNP, Prof. Ganefri Ph.D officially open the coordination meeting and after panel decision handed, Prof. Ganefri gives the souvenir to Dr. Ir. Subandi, MSc and Prof. Dr. Paulina Pannen MLs. Furthermore, Deputy for Human Development and Development of the Community and Culture of PPN/Bapenas, Dr. Ir. Subandi, MSc delivered the material with the theme “Toward Superior PTN in Industrial Revolution 4.0.”
In addition, Dr. Ir. Subandi explains the inequality of tertiary institutions in Indonesia, challenges of university development, and the problem of higher education. Furthermore, he also highlighted the uneven quality of higher education services, and the relevance of higher education is still low in absorbing of employment.
The expert staff of Menristekdikti of Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Paulina Pannen, MLs presents her material about the curriculum development in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0. Paulina said that technological distortions impact of the industrial revolution 4.0 which resulted in the emergence of the new cultures and have an impact to development of society, lifestyle of generations and higher education.
“Higher education must change the concepts of Abdimas to build innovation in society because the success of higher education lies in innovation and skilled graduates,” said Prof. Dr. Paulina Pannen, MLs. Meanwhile, after delivering the second materials from two speakers which was guided by the moderator, Arbors, Ph.D, meeting minutes Dr. Erianjoni, and Rector of UNP, Prof. Ganefri, Ph.D also informed the work planning program and strategic goals of Universitas Negeri Padang in 2020. (Public Relations of UNP).