203 students from English Education (PBI) and Indonesian Language and Literature Education Study Program (PBSI) join teaching practice in this year. There are two programs of teaching practice: international teaching practice and national teaching practice. This teaching practice program is started by briefing activity in July 2019 to prepare the students in managing the class.
The national teaching practice lasted from July 15th – September 13th, 2019. It is followed by 195 students in 17 schools, i.e. SMA N 1 Magelang, SMA N 2 Magelang, SMA N 2 Magelang, SMA N 4 Magelang, SMA N 5 Magelang, SMA N 1 Temanggung, SMA N 2 Temanggung, SMA N 3 Temanggung, SMA N 1 Grabag, SMA N 2 Grabag, SMA N 1 Kota Mungkid, SMA N 1 Muntilan, SMA N 1 Salaman, MAN Parakan Temanggung, MAN 1 Kota Magelang, MAN 1 Kabupaten Magelang, SMA N 1 Candimulyo. The briefing of teaching practice is held on July 11th – 12th, 2019. The speaker gives the technical direction in this briefing activity. They are Drs. Sucahyo Wibowo, M.Pd (The headmaster of SMAN 1 Magelang), Drs. Imam Kolemi, M.A. (English Language teacher of SMAN 1 Temanggung), dan Dr. Ety Syarifah, M.Pd. (Indonesian Language teacher SMAN 1 Salaman).
Meanwhile the international teaching practice will be held in Malaysia and Thailand in August 25th – Sepetember 21st 2019. Six students will join teaching practice in Malaysia. They are Tyas Utami (PBSI), Putri Dewi Retnowati (PBSI), Satiti Dewi Lestari (PBSI), Uly Fikriyyah (PBSI), Hastri Raras Respati (PBI), dan Ariani Nur Fitria (PBI). They will do their teaching practice in Sekolah Kebangsaan Bandar Sungai Buaya 2, Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Bunga Raya 2, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Beruntung 2, and Sekolah Menengah Bandar Sungai Buaya. The international teaching practice in Thailand or SEA TEACHERS will be held on August 4th – September 1st 2019. Novia Indri Susanti (PBI) and Andina Dea Hardianti (PBI) will join this event. They will be placed in SEA TEACHERS partner schools under the coordination of Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University. The briefing of International teaching practice in Malaysia is guided by Mohd Zainal Abidin bin Mohd Tulus (Executive Director of Panji Integrasi Cerdas Malaysia) on July 13, 2019 and the briefing of International teaching practice in Thailand is guided by one of Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University-Thailand’s online lecturers on July 2, 2019. (MR/AW)