On September 1 2023, the atmosphere in the Quality Assurance Team (LPM) Universitas Brawijaya (UB), Malang, became increasingly dynamic. That’s because the Development and Quality Assurance Institute (LP2MP) team from Diponegoro University has stepped onto the Brawijaya University campus. Their presence was welcomed by the Chair of LPM UB, accompanied by the Chair of the Quality Internal Audit Center and the secretariat team.
This visit is part of a series of exchanges of knowledge and best practices between two institutions that have a crucial mission in ensuring excellent quality of higher education. Led by Prof. Dr. Paramita Prananingtyas, S.H., LLM., as Secretary of LP2MP Diponegoro University, this group of ten people arrived at the UB Guest House. LP2MP Diponegoro University aims to take part in a discussion session with the theme Good Practices in Efforts to Improve the Quality of Education by LPM UB.
The meeting session that took place became a forum for both parties to jointly review the essence of Quality Assurance. This discussion aims to understand the strategic and technical steps implemented by LPM UB in carrying out Education Quality Assurance (PMP) as well as considering relevant updates. Prof. Dr. Paramita Prananingtyas, S.H., LLM., confidently stated that LPM UB was able to implement PMP effectively and succeeded in building a strong system to ensure the quality of education at the University was maintained.
Prof. Dr. Paramita Prananingtyas also emphasized the importance of exchanging information and experience between higher education institutions and quality assurance institutions in maintaining productive communication and relationships. Initiatives like this form the basis for continuous progress in the quality of education.
In his speech, the Head of LPM UB Dr. Shinta Hadiyantina, S.H., M.H firmly stated her openness to share experiences and knowledge with all educational institutions without exception. The aim is very clear, namely to improve the quality of education and bring the spirit of Good University Governance (GUG) more evenly among academics. Not only that, he also hopes that this discussion session will pave the way for closer collaboration, where the experience and knowledge between the two institutions can collaborate to create sustainable improvements.
It is hoped that the collaboration between LPM UB and LP2MP Diponegoro University will produce broad benefits for the world of higher education. By exchanging knowledge and best practices, both can enrich each other and improve the quality standards of education in their respective institutions. In this way, students at both universities will get a better educational experience that is relevant to the demands of the times.
In addition, it is hoped that the results of this meeting will also serve as a guide for other higher education institutions that wish to strengthen their Education Quality Assurance systems. The strategic and technical steps discussed will be a valuable reference in efforts to advance the quality of education throughout Indonesia.
Not only beneficial for the world of education, this meeting also opens up opportunities for wider collaboration in various fields, such as joint research, student exchange programs, and collaboration on innovative projects. This will have a positive impact on the development of science and progress of society in both academic areas.
In the spirit of sharing and learning, LPM UB and LP2MP Diponegoro University mark an important step in advancing the quality of higher education in Indonesia. They prove that collaboration between educational institutions has great potential in creating positive and sustainable change in the world of higher education. It is hoped that this passion and passion will continue to burn and inspire other higher education institutions to follow in their footsteps in realizing higher quality standards of education in the country. CFK/LPM