S. Sutijono, D. Kustono, T.A. Sutikno, S. Sutrijono
2016 Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences  
Vocational school is a secondary school of which purpose is to equip students with conceptual knowledge and skills in technology as well as professional vocational skills that meets the demand of the society. Science and technology have always evolved rapidly. Teachers should keep updating their knowledge, especially one related to the current demand of the industry so that they will not be left behind because the knowledge they learned at school may be different from it is now. The study is a
more » ... ualitative study of which objects are two public and private vocational schools concentrating in automotive located in Sidoarjo. The findings reveal that industrial internship for vocational school teachers needs to be conducted and the two vocational schools have conducted one. The internship allows the teachers to teach their students about the culture, and current development of science and technology in the automotive industry. KEY WORDS Vocational school teachers, industrial internship, industry, graduates. Change in education system is a need because science and technology constantly change. Vocational School functions as the sub-system going with the change in Indonesian education system; thus, there is a changing paradigm in Indonesian vocational school, namely: (1) from supply driven to demand driven, (2) from academic oriented to job oriented, and (3) from school based program to dual base program. The paradigm suits the vision and mission of the vocational school development in Indonesia (Depdikbud, 1999).
doi:10.18551/rjoas.2016-10.10 fatcat:waiem2zgsbakrpropeij44545u