To achieve the vision of internationalization, the collaborative research team of the Faculty of Education and Psychology, Universitas Negeri Semarang (FIPP UNNES), continues to collaborate with various universities abroad. The collaboration was established with the Faculty of Education and Development Sciences at Kasetsart University Thailand. The research title is “Career Maturity,” which is about students taking education study programs.
Led by Zakki Nurul Amin, M.Pd. as the coordinator of the Bachelor of Guidance and Counseling study program as well as a guest lecturer with Farid Ahmadi, S, Kom., M.Kom., Ph.D. vice dean for academic and student affairs FIPP UNNES at the Hall of the Faculty of Education and Development Sciences (FEDS) Kasetsart University in Kamphaeng Saen, Thailand on Friday (2/9).
The activity participants amounted to around 100 people, including the Vice Dean of Academic and Student Affairs, lecturers, and students of FEDS Kasetsart University with diverse study program backgrounds and entry years.
During the activity, Zakki Nurul Amin and his team presented the results of their research, provided insight into career maturity, and introduced the profile of UNNES.
The students’ responses are very active in the activities. They are pleased to be able to participate in activities that enrich their knowledge and insight.
In addition to conducting guest lectures, the team from UNNES also visited the Kasetsart laboratory school in the campus area. Accompanied by leaders, lecturers, and teachers, various information is provided about students, teachers, facilities, and teaching quality. The UNNES team also had the opportunity to tour the school area to observe the learning process and student activities firsthand.
Interestingly, the students are busy doing their respective activities every Friday afternoon according to their talent interests. They join groups such as sports, art, music, and language.
As a follow-up to the sustainability of the cooperation, the UNNES lecturer team also held discussions with the deputy dean for academic and student affairs, Dr. Tussanee Juntiya. One ongoing collaboration that will continue is research involving the lecturer, Dr. Kulthida Nugultham.
In addition, there is a joint publication involving other lecturers from Kasetsart and “Credit Transfer” activities at the two faculties, which is currently being prepared for planned implementation in 2025.