The Secretariat General and the Registry Office of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia, held a Training Of Trainer (TOT) in Linux and in making documents using OpenOffice for Constitutional Court staff, on Saturday and Sunday (15-16/09).


This training was attended by 60 participants who were divided into three stages of implementation. The first stage was organized on September 15 and 16, 2007. The second stage will be organized on September 22 and 23, 2007. The third stage will be organized on September 29 and 30, 2007.


First Stage Training

On Saturday (15/09) at 09:00 PM West Indonesian Time Zone, the General Bureau Head of the Constitutional Court, Tito Sujitno, accompanied by the Head of Partnership Division of Information Technology Institutions of the Ministry of Research and Technology, Agus Sediadi, officially opened the program of first stage training.


In his speech, Tito Sujitno said that through the cooperation, the training is expected to improve the knowledge of every participant from the Constitutional Court. ”Those who can be experts are welcome. Those who can not become experts must at least have the skill to understand it,” he said.


Tito went on to say that the training provided introductory knowledge for the Constitutional Court Staff. Therefore, Tito expected that every participant would continue studying to become an expert.  ”Hopefully in the future, this open source technology will become our solution, because with the open source we will be able to satisfy what we need the most.


Meanwhile, Agus Sediadi said that with the implementation of this training program, every participant was expected to become a trainer for Basic Materials of Linux and in making documents using OpenOffice. ”The objective of using the IGOS or Indonesia Go Open Source technology is to use legal information technology, so as to create an independent nation in developing information and communication technology,” he said. (Heru Setiawan)

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