JAKARTADAILY.ID – Cooperation between Indonesia and South Korea will reach 50 years in 2023. At the end of 2022, the Government of Indonesia through the Ministry of Industry is extending its cooperation in the field of Human Resources with South Korea.
"This collaboration is also related to the development of the human resources (HR) industry. This was realized by the Indonesian Ministry of Industry through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ulsan College and Kocham in Indonesia," said Head of the Industrial Human Resource Development Agency (BPSDMI) Arus Gunawan in Jakarta, Monday, December 12, 2022.
Gunawan explained, in the MoU, among others, a training collaboration had been agreed upon between Ulsan College and Kocham with the Ministry of Industry's Industrial Training Center and PIDI 4.0. In addition, educational cooperation between Ulsan College and the Ministry of Industry Polytechnic.
"The program includes competency certificates, education for ASN of the Ministry of Industry, special short-term academic programs or cultural programs, to research and joint publications," he said.
Arus said the Ministry of Industry has 11 Polytechnics, two Community Academies, nine Vocational High Schools, and seven Industrial Training Centers which annually produce thousands of competent and work-ready human resources.
"We hope that from this MoU there will be many opportunities to absorb labor in both Indonesia and South Korea as well as increase Indonesia's technological and management expertise from South Korean benchmarking," he said.
The cooperation also includes workforce development and employment cooperation in Indonesia and South Korea, exchange of information and material of mutual interest, including benchmarking visits and exchange of experts, learning modules, curriculum, technology and technical personnel related to industrial transformation 4.0.
"The signing of this MoU is the first step which of course needs to be followed up with a technical plan agreed upon by the technical teams of both parties so that it can be implemented," conclude Arus.
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