Kupang - Directorate of Quality Assurance at the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Kemenristekdikti) conducted guidance and improvement of higher education quality. In 2017 Kemenristekdikti held a program that called PT Asuh program and entrusted to 26 universities with excellent accreditation including one of them is Udayana University.
In connection with the program, Udayana University held several activities as an effort to realize the superior program. One of the universities that received assistance from Unud was the Muhammadiyah University of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara. There were three study programs in the Muhammadiyah University that received mentoring. Assistance was held on 17-19 July 2017 at Muhammadiyah University of Kupang. This activity was a form of attention and commitment of Udayana University in sharing quality to other educational institution.

(Secretary of LP3M Unud, Dr. Ida Bagus Gunam (left) with Rector of Muhammadiyah Kupang, Prof. Dr. H. Sandi Maryanto, M.Pd (center) when giving welcome speech)

Rector of Muhammadiyah Kupang, Prof. Dr. H. Sandi Maryanto, M.Pd expressed his appreciation to Universitas Udayana who has chosen Muhammadiyah University as a place to hold workshop and strengthening SPMI. This activity was very important in efforts to improve the quality of education at Muhammadiyah University of Kupang. This opportunity was also a place for all academic community to continue to develop themselves and meet the standards that have been set.
Secretary of LP3M Unud, Dr. Ida Bagus Gunam conveyed Udayana University has always motivated all universities in improving the capacity and capability of institutions to jointly escort the quality of education in a better direction. With the implementation of the SPMI, the study program is expected to be able to conduct self-evaluation of the weaknesses and shortcomings.
SPMI resource person from Kemenristekdikti Dr. I Wayan Suardana, SST.Par.M.Par, conveyed this activity was the beginning of Implementation of Permenristekdikti Number 44 Year 2015 about National Education Standard. The implementation of the SPMI workshop is an effort to strengthen the capacity of the prodi as an academic driving force to immediately complete the standard and implementation of quality assurance. All elements of education today are moving on the culture of quality as the institution's promise to society. (PR)

(SPMI and SPME capacity building assistance program at Muhammadiyah University of Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur)