Special Education in the Universitas Negeri Padang Holds ICSESI Conference, Teachers of Special School Meet Arif Firman
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The Special Education majors, Faculty of Education, Universitas Negeri Padang (PLB FIP UNP) felt the need to gather various thoughts on anticipate the phenomenon of special education in the future. This is one of the reasons PLB FIP UNP then holding an International Conference on Special Education and Social Inclusion (ICSESI), on Monday to Tuesday (September 10 to 11) at the Auditorium of Faculty of Education (FIP).

"I hope for participation of teachers for special school, committees, education councils, regencies and cities throughout West Sumatra to attend this conference," said the Head of the PLB FIP UNP, Dr. Marlina, on Friday (September 7).

When she was asked about the speaker, Marlina said there were, Prof. David Evans from Australia, Kanokporn Vigulpatanavong, Ph.D from Thailand, Prof. Mohd Hanafi from Malaysia, and Prof. Mega Aswari from Universitas Negeri Padang.

Marlina said that the purpose of the ICSESI conference was to facilitate and gather various brilliant thoughts and phenomena in the movement of the implementation on special education, inclusive education, and the finding solutions that could be taken to improve it.

She also added that at the end of the conference, the academics of the PLB FIP UNP will present Arif Firman to encourage the ICSESI conference and to entertain the teachers of special school who attended the conference. As we know, the phenomenon of Arif Firman, a student from the Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, Universitas Negeri Padang (PLB FIP UNP) who passed the final of the Indonesian Dangdut League in 2018, have left a deep impression on the academic community of the PLB FIP UNP. (Public Relations of UNP/Translated by Shilva Lioni)