BANDUNG, unpas.ac.id – Universitas Pasundan is appointed as operator of substantive test for Pre-service Teacher’s Profession Education (Pendidikan Profesi Guru, PPG) on Monday-Thursday, 25-28 July 2022.
A total of 1,511 teacher candidates took the test at three Unpas campuses, including campus Jl. Lengkong, campus Jl. Tamansari, and campus Jl. Setiabudhi. This selection is coordinated by the Faculty of Teaching and Education (FKIP).
The implementation of the substantive test at Unpas was carried out simultaneously with 45 Educational Personnel Education Institutions (Lembaga Pendidikan Tenaga Kependidikan, LPTK) throughout Indonesia. Meanwhile, the regulations and conditions for admission are held directly by the Directorate General of Teachers and Education Personnel (Guru dan Teanga Kependidikan, GTK) of the Ministry of Education and Culture.
The selection was carried out by using CBT-system test. Tests being examined include content mastery, TKD literacy and numeracy. It was also divided into 2 sessions every day, starting at 07.00-11.00 and 12.30-15.30 WIB.
Participants who pass the substantive test are required to take an interview test to determine whether the prospective student really has a calling as a teacher.
Dean of FKIP Unpas Dr. H. Uus Toharudin, M.Pd. conveyed that this year, only Unpas and Universitas Muhammadiyah Cirebon were trusted by the Directorate General of GTK to hold a pre-service PPG substantive test in West Java.
“The Pre-Educational PPG is an educational program organized to prepare graduates of S1 (Teaching/Education) and S1/Diplome (Non-Education) who have talent and interest in becoming teachers in order to fully master teacher competencies according to Teacher Education Standards,” he said.
Therefore, to become a professional teacher candidate, graduates of Bachelor Degree should take a Pre-service PPG test. If he/she passes the test, a total of 1.511 teacher candidates taking the test at Unpas will be served as State Apparatuses next 2023.
“This test is expected to give solution on various educational problems in Indonesia, including matters about low-qualification and low competence standards,” he continued.
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