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A Comparative Study on Japanese and Indonesian High School Student’s Learning Methods During Pandemic Covid-19
General Description of Research
Basic education in general is divided into primary school and junior high school education. The main purpose of education process in primary school is the development body, emotion, socialization, environmental introduction and language.
Where as the secondary education is the beginning of reinforcement and improvement of student’s potentials which have been recorded since their early years at the basic education.
Thus, learning programs and learning activities in middle schools should pay more attention to development of student of student’s main potential, so that learning programs in secondary schools will be able to support the success of the students, as an individual and as a part of community.
The most common type of upper-secondary school in Japan has a full-time, general program that offered academic courses for students preparing for higher education as well as technical and vocational courses for students expecting to find employment after graduation. More than 70% of upper-secondary school students were enrolled in the general academic program in the late 1980s. A small number of schools offer part-time programs, evening courses or correspondence education.
In accordance with Indonesian government’s policy that set the upper-secondary school to SMA or general high school for preparing students for higher education (college or university) and vocational high school for preparing students for employment.
Approximately 98% of Japanese schools have reopened as of June 1, 2020. With the fight against Covid-19 turning into a protracted battle, it will be important to ensure that students are both as safe as possible from the infection and able to learn in sound, healthy way. That means taking whatever measures necessary to ensure children’s learning as much as possible, without anyone being left behind.
Meanwhile, the government of Indonesia apply PTMT (Pertemuan Tatap Muka Terbatas) system, an regular/offline classes in the middle of 2021. PTMT become an option for educational institutions as an effort to reduce the negative impact of online classes for students.
In the process, several problems will occur, such as the absence of facilities and infrastructure to support health services, the safety of the denizens of the institution, the adjustment of educational facilities and the number of students that are allowed to attend classes, and the length of time that students can spend at school. Each educational institution can adjust to the most suitable system of PTMT in accordance with their standards. Parents of students of schools that are already started the regular classes. May choose between online and offline classes.
Undertake comparative studies of educational situations of other countries, it is merely intended to arouse our awareness about our position in internationally academic achievement in situation pandemic Covid-19 and we take some steps to tackle educational problem from the reliable data not anecdotal issues.
To obtain the right information towards Indonesian position in Internationally academic achievement in situation pandemic Covid-19 and we take some steps to tackle educational problem from the reliable data.
The scope of the research is learning activity in Indonesian and Japanese high school to know steps improvement in a system of education in Indonesia in situation pandemic Covid-19.
1. Literature Study
2. Qualitative Descriptive Research
3. Evaluation, Conclusion, and Suggestion for Future
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