Constitution Awards X: Participants Undergo Interview Round

The interview round of the Constitution Awards X for Pancasila and Civic Education (PPKn) teachers, Tuesday (11/16/2021). Photo by Humas MK/Teguh.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | 11:34 WIB

JAKARTA, Public Relations—The interview round of the Constitution Awards X for Pancasila and Civic Education (PPKn) teachers took place on the second day of the program, Tuesday, November 16. The virtual program was a collaboration between the Constitutional Court (MK); the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology; and the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The participants are outstanding PPKn teachers at elementary schools (SD)/madrasah ibtidaiyah (MI)junior high schools (SMP)/madrasah tsanawiyah (MTs), and senior high schools (SMA)/vocational senior high schools (SMK)/madrasah aliyah (MA), and schools for special needs (SLB).

In the interview round, the participants were divided into three classes, each consisting of 8 teachers of SD/MI, SMP/MTs, and SMA/SMK/MA. Meanwhile, the interview round for SLB teachers had taken place the day before. The participants present their perspectives on the topic that the organizing committee had determined: “Freedom to Learn Based on Character-Building for Strengthening Pancasila and Constitutional Values Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

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The Constitution Awards is an annual competition between PPKn teachers in teaching constitutional awareness. Such education is a conscious and planned effort to create a learning atmosphere and process where students and/or the community actively develop their potential to have the necessary skills to become good citizens according to the rules of the state constitution, both as individuals, members of the community, and citizens.

The assessment is carried out in stages, starting with the elimination round at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology, followed by the interview round at the Constitutional Court. It will conclude with the grand final on the Constitution Awards Night.

The interview round took place on Monday-Tuesday, November 15-16, 2021. The members of the jury are Khairul Fahmi (law lecturer of Andalas University), Andy Omara (law lecturer of Gadjah Mada University), Mirza Nasution (law lecturer of North Sumatera University), Kokom Komalasari (lecturer of Civic Education of the Education University), Galang Asmara (lecturer of the University of Mataram), Muhammad Gowim (lecturer of the Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University), I Gusti Ayu Ketut Rachmi Handayani (law lecturer of Sebelas Maret University), Siti Marwiyah (rector of dr. Soetomo University), Jimmy Z. Usfunan (law lecturer of Udayana University), Aidul Fitriciada Azhari (professor of Muhammadiyah University of Surakarta), Prayoga Bestari (lecturer of the Education University), Ainurrafiq (Head of Sub-directorate of the Development of Teacher and Education Personnel of Madrasah Ibtidaiyah and Madrasah Tsanawiyah), Bayu Dwi Anggono (Director of the Center for Pancasila and Constitutional Studies of the Law Faculty of the University of Jember), Radian Salman (law lecturer of Airlangga University), and Sudarwan Danim (law lecturer of University of Bengkulu)

After the interview, the honorary jury will assess nine grand finalists at the award night, three from each level. The Court will also determine the first, second, and third winners as well as the first and second runner up of each level.

The first and second runner up of each level will attend the award night virtually to receive their prizes, while the first, second, third winners of each level will attend it onsite in Jakarta or another venue to be decided.

Writer        : Utami Argawati
Editor        : Nur R.
Translator  : Yuniar Widiastuti (NL)

Translation uploaded on 11/18/2021 15:15 WIB

Disclaimer: The original version of the news is in Indonesian. In case of any differences between the English and the Indonesian versions, the Indonesian version will prevail.

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