Partnership of Schools and Communities in the Era of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 in the Implementation of Alternative Education
Herlina1, Suparno Eko Widodo2, R. Madhakomala3
1Herlina, Department of Educational Management, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia.
2Suparno Eko Widodo, Lecturer, Department of Educational Management, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia.
3R. Madhakomala, Lecturer, Department of Educational Management and Human Resource Management, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 01 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 September 2019 | PP: 347-353 | Volume-8 Issue-5C, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: E10490585C19/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E1049.0585C19
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Abstract: The Industrial Revolution 4.0 is an era which anything can be automatically assisted by machines. This affects schools and communities as parts of social life. Therefore, a firm partnership between those two parties are crucially needed particularly in providing alternative education. The present research aimed at analyzing varieties of school and communities partnerships in providing alternative schools at the senior high school level. A single case study research method was employed with two informants as the primary data source and sixteen informants as the secondary data source. The data were collected through open ended, in depth interviews, and direct observations. The result suggested that Master Learning Center collaborated with particular communities, is able to provide educational needs affecting students’ achievement. This led to a general conclusion that schools-communities partnerships are considered an effective type of cooperation to supply the needs of schooling. The partnerships either assisted marginal society with the education quality improvement.
Keywords: Schools-Communities Partnerships, Alternative Schools, Industrial Revolution 4.0.
Scope of the Article: Industrial Engineering