Training on Writing of Popular Article

As an effort to encourage teachers to produce popular scientific articles in the area of education, SEAMEO QITEP in Language (Centre) conducted Training on Popular Scientific Article Writing. The training was conducted on 14-16 March 2016 at Best Western Hotel, Mangga Dua, Jakarta. The purpose of this training was to improve teachers’ competence in writing popular scientific articles which meet the criteria to be published in various media.

To achieve the aim, the Centre invited Dr Liliana Muliastuti (Jakarta State University), Dr Dewaki Kramadibrata (University of Indonesia) and Mr Bambang Trimansyah (Trim Komunikata). For three whole days, the participants learnt the types of text and the basics of writing popular scientific articles. They also learnt how to write a good article prior to drafting. In addition, the participants were also given tips and tricks on how to publish their articles in mainstream media.

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Training on Writing of Popular Article

The participants of the training were 20 teachers from Jakarta, Depok, Tangerang and Lampung. One of the participants, Ms Veronica Niki Wijayanti, said “This kind of training is very good for teachers. It is a light topic faced by the teachers daily.” She also suggested the Centre to conduct more similar training for teachers outside of Java.

Seconded her opinion, Mr Bambang Trimansyah said, “The training is very good. The teachers were very enthusiastic for it may be new for them.” Moreover, Ms Heryana Anwar, the best participants of the training, also added, “I hope there’s a continuity to this training. I gained a lot of knowledge from the good resource persons.”

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Training on Writing of Popular Article

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Training on Writing of Popular Article

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