November 16, 2018. In order to support the teaching and learning process, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) – Department of Islamic Education initiates to create and broaden the opportunity to implement student field practice program. In this endeavor, UMY agreed to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with Indonesia Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand on Field Practice Program which will be carried out in Sekolah Indonesia Bangkok. Rector Gunawan Budiyanto also stated, this program is one of vital elements to polish up the theories learnt from the classes with field practice as the way to apply and familiarizing the student to go straight to the real situation.
Other than that, Prof. Dr. Mustari, M.Pd, as the Education and Cultural Attaché of Indonesian Embassy Bangkok, Thailand also expressed his pride to UMY in the participation for exchanging the culture and strengthening the diplomacy between Indonesia and Thailand through education.
This agenda also was attended by the Headmaster Olih Sodikulhikmah of Sekolah Indonesia Bangkok, Director Yordan Gunawan of International Affairs Office, and all Academic Staffs of Islamic Education then proceeded to Public Lecture for the students.