Jokowi urges RI universities to transform faster

Jokowi urges RI universities to transform faster

Leaders Community IBM Class – Professional Class & Magister Management Program STIE IBMT Surabaya, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has reiterated that higher education institutions must better cope with vast technological developments in order to remain competitive in the global arena.

“The social behavior landscape has also been changing. The shift from offline to online is massive,” Jokowi said during the 60th Dies Natalis of Diponegoro University in Semarang, Central Java, on Tuesday.

“If the social interaction landscape is changing, then we, nationally and in regions too, must deal with it,” he told thousands of students of the university.

“Look at the way the youth get news today. They no longer read newspapers. They opt to go online, through their gadgets. We must be aware there is transformation ongoing,” the President said.

Jokowi added that he had ordered his Cabinet members to improve vocational education institutions in order to boost the technological capacity of Indonesian youth.


News Source : The Jakarta Post | Tue, October 17, 2017 | 06:19 pm