Heru: Young People Must Realize Indonesia's 2045 Golden Generation
Reported by Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Translated by Nugroho Adibrata
Jakarta Acting Governor, Heru Budi Hartono reminded teachers to continuously instill good manners in their students.
I will leave a message to teachers that is don't forget manners which must be instilled in every student
"Technology is developing rapidly, but I will leave a message to teachers that is don't forget manners which must be instilled in every student," he expressed, when he attended the Astra Education Festibal 2023, Kick Off AGEN SI 2023, and Awarding LINKAR 2023 (Teacher's Work Innovation Competition) at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), East Jakarta, Sunday (5/28).
He also urged students in Jakarta to pursue achievement. Moreover, the Jakarta Government is trying to improve the quality of public education through financial assistance programs including Jakarta Excellent Student Card (KJMU) and Jakarta Smart Card (KJP) Plus.Two Komodo Dragons in Ragunan Zoo Named Polita and Juma
"KJMU per semester is given Rp 9 million. As of this year, the number of students who will get KJMU is 15,000, that's students who will continuento university level. From Kindergarten PAUD onwards if students do not have the ability, we will facilitate them. We give KJP for the learning process from elementary to high school. So, there is no reason for young siblings in Jakarta not to excel," he explained.
He added Indonesia would experience a golden age in 2045. At that time, Indonesia would be 100 years old a.k.a one century. According to him, 2045 is a milestone for us thus this country can enter a better position, become a developed country and be on par with superpowers. Hence, the generation that will realize Indonesia Emas (golden Indonesia) is the young generation.
"2045 isn't long, so if the young siblings here are aged 17-18, then they will become leaders in all fields at the age of 30-35. It should start from now. We from Jakarta Government and Central Government also work together to welcome it. If not, this is a lost generation. But we must be optimistic that Indonesia can," he stressed.
As for the information, the Acting Governor also witnessed the Project Based Learning and Teaching Factory Education Exhibition at Astra-assisted Vocational High Schools.
"With the theme the Future of Continuing Education, Diversity, and Equality can be continued and imitated by other private sectors. Hopefully, the 2023 Astra Education Festival will continue onwards," he stated.