Proceedings of the International Conference of CELSciTech 2019 - Social Sciences and Humanities track (ICCELST-SS 2019)

The School Strategy to Produce Graduates Ready to Work at SMK-SMTI Padang

Authors
Rahmi Jaerman, Alwen Bentri, Hanif Al Kadri
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Rahmi Jaerman
Available Online December 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iccelst-ss-19.2019.13How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Cooperation, Curriculum, Industrial Vocational School
Abstract
This research was conducted at the SMK-SMTI Padang using descriptive qualitative methods. The purpose of this study was to determine the efforts made by SMK-SMTI Padang in increasing the absorption of graduates in the occupational world. Considering the achievements achieved by Padang Vocational High School-SMTI, it needed to be emulated by other vocational schools to improve the quality of graduates so they can be accepted in the occupational world. Padang Vocational High School is known as a school with a waiting period for graduates to work less than 2 months. On average each year around 80% of graduates of Padang Vocational High School were accepted to work in the workforce. This figured exceeds the target set by schools that is 60% of graduates absorbed by the workforce each year. The findings in the field stated that the Public Relations Department at Padang Vocational High School has several programs that have succeeded in making the achievements of graduates ready to work after graduating school. The efforts undertaken included visits to industry, internship teachers, collaboration with both domestic and foreign institutions.
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