The University of Muhammadiyah Semarang facilitates Vocational Schools in Cooperation with M-U-T Industry Austria 2018

Semarang | IRO Unimus with Maschinen Umwelttechnik (MUT) Industry Austria, represented by Ryszard Derddowski (Project Manager) visited Vocational School 7 Semarang in order to explore the technology development program as a Teaching Factory (TEFA) pilot project on April 24, 2018.

Maschinen Umwelttechnik (MUT) Industry Austria is a company engaged in the development of such technology: municipal vehicles, conveying technology, environmental technology, while education-related products such as mechatronics, robotics, CNC machine and equipment that support the green city.

On April 4, 2018, by the government the Ministry of Industry declared the roadmap Making Indonesia 4.0, which means for the education sector, especially SMK is required to face the industrial revolution 4.0. The development of Teaching Factory (TEFA) in Vocational School is currently directed to meet the needs of Industry 4.0. TEFA was developed in order to improve the competency of SMK graduate skill and make the workshop more productive.

The synergy between technologies owners, universities, and vocational education is very important in facing the industry era 4.0 “said Doddy Urip Widodo Director of TEFA Dev.  Albasori (Vice-Curriculum Representative of Vocational School 7 Semarang “Austrian visits are highly relevant to the need for SMK development in strengthening the development of technology-based curriculum

International Relation Office University Muhammadiyah Semarang will continue to bridge the Vocational School, in cooperation with the Foreign Affairs in order to synergy the development of education quality “said Muhammad Yusuf.Ph.D., as Director of IRO Unimus. Unimus’s vision to become an internationally-sound University is not only realized by working with agencies overseas but also facilitating other agencies to conduct internationalization programs