Malang, 29 August 2023 – To exchange knowledge about quality assurance, the Telkom University Quality Assurance Unit paid a visit to the Quality Assurance Institute (LPM) Universitas Brawijaya (UB), where LPM UB was represented by the Deputy for Organizational and Education Accreditation Dr. Slamet Wahyudi, S.T.,M.T, Deputy for Ratings Adharul Muttaqin, S.T., M.T, Head of the National Accreditation Center Dra. Sri Wardhani, M.Sc., Head of the Internal Quality Assurance System Center (SPMI), Dr. Ir. Agustina Shinta Hartati Wahyuningtyas, M.P., Head of the Quality Internal Audit Center (AIM), Eko Setiawan S.T., M.T., M.Eng., Ph.D. and chairman of the Center for International Accreditation, Putu Mahardika Adi Saputra SE., M.Sc., MA., Ph.D., together with the Secretariat.
During this visit, Telkom University was led by Dr. Ade Romadhony., as the Head of the Quality Assurance Unit, together with a team consisting of 16 people, arrived at the UB Guest House to attend a discussion session that focused on good practices in efforts to improve the quality of education at LPM UB.
During the meeting session that took place, the two parties intensively discussed SPMI Management and National Accreditation, as well as Planning in Ranking. This discussion aims to study the strategic and technical steps implemented by LPM UB to implement Education Quality Assurance (PMP) and to implement relevant reforms in the Telkom University Quality Assurance Unit later.
Dr. Ade Romadhony., on his occasion expressed his high appreciation for the efforts of LPM UB in implementing PMP effectively and well. He stated that LPM UB has succeeded in building a solid system to ensure the quality of education at the University is maintained. He also expressed his hope to be able to learn from the successful experience of LPM UB and apply the best principles found in the Management of SPMI and National Accreditation, as well as Planning in Ranking in the Quality Assurance Unit.
In an effort to improve the quality of education, Dr. Ade Romadhony., underlined the importance of collaboration between higher education institutions and quality assurance institutions. Discussion participants exchanged information, experiences, and understandings regarding effective education quality assurance strategies.
The Head of the International Accreditation Center, Putu Mahardika Adi Saputra SE., M.Sc., MA., Ph.D, enthusiastically welcomed this step of cooperation taken and expressed his pride in the recognition given by the Telkom University Quality Assurance Unit Unit to the System Internal Quality Assurance (SPMI) and rating system adopted at Brawijaya University. In his remarks, Putu Mahardika Adi Saputra firmly stated his willingness to continue sharing experiences and knowledge with the Telkom University Quality Assurance Unit. This is done with the main objective, namely to improve the quality of education in these two institutions. In addition, he also hopes that the ongoing discussion session can open opportunities for deeper collaboration, where experiences and knowledge between the two institutions can be exchanged to create sustainable improvements. The development and development of the Telkom University Quality Assurance Unit will be an important capital in raising the quality of education as a whole.
After the discussion session on improving the quality of education was completed by the delegation of the Telkom University Quality Assurance Unit and LPM UB, the two parties agreed to confirm their strong commitment to continue to forge close cooperation and produce positive changes in the realm of education in Indonesia. Referring to the main objective of this visit, namely to highlight the importance of collaboration and knowledge exchange among higher education institutions in line that synergy in the quality of education throughout the country is the key to success.
In planning further collaboration, the two institutions believe that in a close and strategic collaboration between the Quality Assurance Unit of Telkom University and LPM UB, there will be a significant transformation in efforts to improve the quality of education. The hope is that this will also have a clear positive impact on the condition of the university in the future. Apart from the benefits for the two institutions, this collaboration has the potential to become an inspiration for other educational institutions in an effort to encourage a spirit of progress in the field of education which is characterized by high quality and competitiveness.
With strong determination and clear commitment, Telkom University Quality Assurance Unit and LPM UB are ready to face all challenges that may arise. Both of them share the view that this collaboration is a step forward towards a better educational future so that continuous improvement in the quality of education can be continuously achieved, producing graduates who are not only competent but also able to compete on a global scale. In addition, it is hoped that new innovations will emerge that will provide positive benefits to society and have a significant impact on the development and progress of higher education in the country. CFK/LPM