TECH and APTISI Partner with a Thousand Private Campuses for Higher Education Reform

- 05 July 2022 17:02 WIB
CEO of TECH, Billy Andrian. (Photo/TECH)
CEO of TECH, Billy Andrian. (Photo/TECH)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – At least a thousand private universities have become part of the synergy between PT IndoSterling Technomedia Tbk (TECH) and the Association of Indonesian Private Universities (APTISI) to accelerate the digitization of higher education.

The CEO of TECH, Billy Andrian, stated that this collaboration is a tangible manifestation of higher education digital reformation and a continuous commitment that began with the intention to support a program called Kampus Merdeka.

"TECH and APTISI are two entities that have the same ultimate goal, preparing the next generation of Indonesia, to be responsive and adaptive to changes, and ready to face the never-ending progress of technology," said Billy on Thursday, June 30, 2022, ahead of the opening of the National Meeting and APTISI 1st Plenary Central Executive Meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali.

According to Billy, the quality of Human Resources must be able to keep up with the pace of evolving technology. With the platform called Edufecta hand-in-hand with APTISI, TECH will continue to contribute and assist the world of higher education in Indonesia.

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The National Meeting and the 1st Plenary Central Executive Meeting of APTISI supported by TECH were held at the Nusa Dua Convention Center, July 1-3 2022. This event is having President Joko Widodo and Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto as keynote speakers.

This activity presented a number of figures as speakers, namely the Minister of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology - Nadiem Makarim, Minister of Finance - Sri Mulyani, Chairman of Commission X The House of Representative of RI - Syaiful Huda, and Chairman of the National Accreditation Board for Higher Education - Ari Purbayanto.

The Chairperson of APTISI, M. Budi Djatmiko, explained that this event is the summit of the Campus Digitization Program that had been initiated with TECH in 2021.

“APTISI has donated TECH's flagship innovation - Edufecta, to a thousand private universities throughout Indonesia. Edufecta, is an application that provides management information systems. Edufecta is essential for the transformation and digitization of higher education," said Budi Djatmiko.

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Throughout this year, over a series of roadshows that reached various regions in Indonesia, at least a thousand Private Campuses have become the beneficiaries of the donation that grants them Edufecta, for five years subscription.

Edufecta is a cloud-based integrated campus management application, created by PT Technomedia Interkom Cemerlang - a subsidiary of TECH, to accelerate the digitization of universities in Indonesia.

"Edufecta ‘s technology is not only to support teaching and learning activities. It also helps manage data from the new enrollment and registration to the reporting activities that each university must submit to Higher Education Database (PDDikti)," explained CEO of PT Technomedia Interkom Cemerlang, Ucu Komarudin.

Budi Djatmiko emphasized that education reformation can be achieved, only upon collaboration and synergy with various parties. "Needed to be included in this collaboration, not only the higher education ecosystem, the private sector, but also other relevant stakeholders," said Budi.


Editor: Muhamad Al Azhari


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