3rd Batch of SEA-TVET Student Internship Exchange Programme

Wednesday, 2018 November 21



 

              I.        Background

The 3rd Batch of SEA-TVET Student Internship Exchange Programme was agreed at the 4th SEAMEO Polytechnic Network Meeting organised on 18-19 October 2018 by Pangasinan State University, Philippines.

The 4th SEAMEO Polytechnic Network Meeting aimed to review and evaluate the implementation process of the 2nd batch of SEA-TVET Student Internship, and identify the solutions to address the challenges. The meeting was attended by approximately 120 participants who are management level from TVET colleges, polytechnics, universities of technology in Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. 

 

At the end of the meeting, the following three (3) Agreements were signed by the participating institutions.

·         Letter of Agreement for 1 Month of TVET Student Exchange was signed by 72 TVET institutions (Indonesia: 44, Malaysia: 3, Thailand: 4, Philippines: 20, and Vietnam:1) to be implemented in January – February 2019.  

·         Letter of Intent for 3-6 Months of TVET Student Exchange in Hospitality was signed by 6 institutions (Indonesia: 3, Philippines 2, and Vietnam: 1) to be implemented in January – February 2019.  

·         Letter of Intent for 3-6 Months of TVET Student Exchange in Agriculture and Business was signed by 3 institutions (Indonesia: 2, and Philippines: 1) to be implemented in January – February 2019.

 

             II.        Objectives of SEA-TVET Student Internship Exchange

The objectives of the SEA-TVET Student Internship Exchange are as follows:

1.     To enhance global competitiveness, knowledge and technical skills of TVET students

2.     To improve inter-cultural understanding, regional perspectives, and English communication of students

3.     To provide employable opportunities for students  

4.     To create a sustainable partnership among polytechnics and TVET colleges/institutions in Southeast Asia

           III.        Implementation Mechanism

For the implementation of the SEA-TVET Student Internship Exchange, the participating institutions agree that:

a.     The agreement among institutions will be implemented in reciprocal way.

b.     The exchange period will take for 30 days to 90 days.   

c.     The programme will be applied for Diploma, Higher Diploma, and TVET Bachelor students with age of over 18 years old. 

d.     The major/specialisation of students will be as follows:

·         Mechatronics, Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical and Manufacturing

·         Industrial Technology

·         Informatics/ Computer Science

·         Hospitality and Tourism

·         Agriculture and Animal Science  

·         Business, Commerce, and Accounting 

·         Creative Industry, Multimedia

·         Civil Engineering

·         Health Science/Nursing/ Public Health    

 

e.     The eligibility of the students must be ensured by the online interview conducted by receiving institutions. 

 

f.      The Sending Institutions will be responsible for:

·         Recruiting eligible students (Good academic performance, proficiency English communication, attitude, maturity, good health),        

·         Coordinating with SEAMEO for the student mapping list,      

·         Preparing travel arrangement for outbound students, 

·         Conducting pre-departure orientation for outbound students,

·         Coordinating with Receiving Institutions for arrangement of online interview, letter of acceptance, travel schedule, and travel preparation,

·         Ensuring the important travel documents which the outbound students must have: 1) Valid passport, 2) Student/education visa (if needed), 3) International health insurance, 4) Health certificate.     

·         Ensuring that the students will submit 1) Self-Report Blog during internship, 2) Company Supervisor Evaluation Form and 3) Overall Project Evaluation to SEAMEO at the end of internship period.    

     

g.     The Receiving Institutions will be responsible for: 

·         Partnering with industries according to the study areas and agreed internship period of inbound students,  

·         Arranging internship programme according to the agreed period, including orientation, internship with industry, class room observation, and other excursion/student activities,  

·         Coordinating with SEAMEO for the student mapping list, 

·         Preparing accommodations for inbound students, 

·         Providing mentor (s) and buddy (ies) for inbound students, 

·         Preparing airport transfer for inbound students,  

·         Coordinating with Sending Institutions for arrangement of online interview, letter of acceptance, travel schedule, and travel preparation,

·         Ensuring the important travel documents which the inbound students must submit: 1) Valid passport, 2) Student/education visa, 3) International health insurance, 4) Health certificate     

    

h.     For budgeting, it will be based on the following cost sharing agreement between the agreed parties:

 

·         Sending Institutions/Parents shall be responsible for 1) passport/visa fee, 2) health check-up cost, 3) International health and travel insurance, 4) returned air-ticket, 5) daily meals, 6) daily public transportation for internship, and 7) pocket money. 

·         Receiving institutions shall be responsible for 1) accommodation, 2) transportation for airport transfer, 3) Student extra activities required by Receiving Institutions for the inbound students to join.  

 

i.      SEAMEO Secretariat will issue e-Certificate of Completion only for the students who submit 1) Blog, 2) Company Supervisor Evaluation Form, 3) Overall Project Evaluation Form, to the person in charge of SEAMEO Secretariat.

 

           IV.        Number of SEA-TVET Internship Exchange in 1st and 2nd Batch.

 

Total Number of Participating Institutions, Countries and Students in the

1st Batch and 2nd Batch of SEA-TVET Student Internship Exchange Programme

 

SEA-TVET Internship Exchange

Agreed and Committed at

Number of Participating Institutions

Number of Student Exchange

Exchange Period

1st Batch

2nd SEAMEO Polytechnic Network Meeting, Chiangmai, Oct 2017 

12 institutions from 4 countries:

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam     

55

Jan- Feb 2018 for 30 days

2nd Batch

3rd SEAMEO Polytechnic Network Meeting, Surabaya, Apr  2018

49 institutions from 5 countries:  Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam     

233

(As of 14 Oct 18)

Aug-Sept-Oct 2018 for 30 days

 

 

Total Number of Sending Students of

1st Batch and 2nd Batch of SEA-TVET Student Internship Exchange Programme

 

 

1st Batch: January – February 2018

Number of Sending Students

 

2nd Batch: August – October 2018

Number of Sending Students

 

Confirmed Institutions

Engineering

Business/ Hospitality

Agriculture

Confirmed Institutions

Engineering

Business/ Hospitality

Agriculture

 

ID

7

17

5

2

33

54

57

16

 

MY

-

-

-

-

2

9

-

-

 

PH

2

7

13

6

6

31

24

8

 

TH

2

-

3

-

7

7

27

-

 

VN

1

-

2

-

1

2

-

-

 

Total

12

24

23

8

49

102

108

24

 

 

 

55

 

 

 

233*

 

 

 

            V.        List of Participating Institutions in the 3rd Batch 

 

Indonesia Institutions:

1.    Astra Manufacturing Polytechnic

2.    Bina Insani College

3.    Bogor Agricultural University

4.    Ganesha University of Education

5.    Indonesia University of Education

6.    Kalimantan Islamic University, Banjarmasin

7.    Lambung Mangkurat University

8.    Muhammadiyah University of Prof. DR. Hamka

9.    Pangkep State Polytechnic of Agriculture

10.  PGRI Madiun University

11.  PGRI University of Semarang

12.  Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya

13.  Polytechnic Piksi Ganesha Bandung

14.  Polytechnic of LPP Yogyakarta

15.  State Polytechnic of Bandung

16.  State Polytechnic of Batam

17.  State Polytechnic of Banyuwangi

18.  State Polytechnic of Bengkalis

19.  State Polytechnic of Madiun

20.  State Polytechnic of Medan

21.  State Polytechnic of Padang

22. State Polytechnic of Pontianak

23.  State Polytechnic of Samarinda

24.  State Polytechnic of Semarang

25.  State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya

26.  State University of Padang

27.  State University of Surabaya

28.  Sebelas Maret University

29.  STIKI Malang

30.  InterStudi Jakarta

31.  STMIK ASIA

32.  STIE ASIA

33.  Tidar University

34.  Tunas Pembangunan University

35.  University Muhammadiyah Purwokerto

36.  University of Pembangunan Nasional “Veteran” Yogyakarta

37.  University of Muhammadiyah Malang

38.  University of Muria Kudus

39.  Airlangga University

40.  Manufacture Polytechnic of Bandung

41.  Toraja Christian University of Indonesia

42.  State Polytechnic of Jakarta

43.  University Islam Indonesia

44.  University of Jambi

 

Malaysia Institutions

1.    Tuanku Sultanah Bahiyah Polytechnic

2.    Ungku Omar Polytechnic

3.    Sultan Azlan Shah Polytechnic

 

Philippines Institutions:      

1.    Cavite State University

2.    Central Luzon State University

3.    Iloilo Science and Technology University

4.    Saint Louis University

5.    Mariano Marcos State University

6.    Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology

7.    Negros Oriental State University

8.    Pangasinan State University

9.    President Ramon Magsaysay State University

10.  Remnant Institute Inc.

11.  Sultan Kudarat State University

12.  Tarlac Agricultural University

13.  University of Antique

14.  Don Bosco One TVET Philippines, Inc. 

15.  Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology

16.  Isabela School of Arts and Trades

17.  Southern Isabela College of Arts and Trades

18.  Pangasinan School of Arts and Trades 

19.  Bangui Institute of Technology

20.  Luciano Millan Memorial School of Arts and Trades

 

Thailand Institutions:

1.      Thepsatri Rajabhat University

2.      Wimol Business Administration Technological College

3.      Phuket Technology College 

4.      Chiang Rai Rajabhat University

 

Vietnam Institutions:  

1.    Duy Tan University