• Summary

    A Globalizing Education: Policy and Practice specialist, who graduated from School of Education, the University of Sheffield, UK in January 2016.

     

    A certified and professional biology teacher with over ten years’ experience at one of the leading schools in Indonesia. Passionate toward educating students in biology. Skilled in various methods of classroom instruction, management techniques, and proficient in the use of computer and Web technology by integrating it in the teaching and learning activity. I’m confident that my passion for the student development, together with my skills, expertise and wide network will enable me to make a significant difference.

     

    Seeking an opportunity to work with a leading educational institution and building a long-term career as a professional manager.

  • Key skills/strengths and Area of Expertise

    Self motivation

    initiative with a high level of energy

    Stress & time management

    for coping with the pressures of modern life

    Able to inspire

    build students' self-esteem

    Leadership

    gained from organizational participation

    Creative and resourceful

    to enhance students’ performance

    Independent learner

    develops creativity and intellectual curiosity

    Communication skill

    student and parent oriented

    Social skills

    working with others and conflict management

    Thinking skills

    Critical thinking and decision making

    ICT skills

    Computer, software, and hardware  installation

    Research skills

    Designing, conducting and writing up a research study

    Laboratory skills

    Basic biology and advanced biology, such as: plant tissue culture, and coconut embryo rescue, in-vitro media making, media and explant sterilization

  • TEACHING Philosophy

    I have been attached by so many teachers in my life, but only a few who really stand out and can be seen as inspiration. There are only a few teachers who inspired me to teach. Those who can touch me for that I can easily adapt and interact.

     

    Having been educated means that having the power to influence thought and that is astounded. One of the reason, I would like to become an extraordinary teacher not just a teacher. Being a teacher who can motivate and push the students to aim for future, being responsible and independent within self, broaden the knowledge and having self-discipline. Those I believe the four aspects can lead my students to succeed.

     

    As a Science teacher, I would encourage students to do problem solving, have the ability to reason, think critically, use the knowledge gained to solve problems, because I think that solving the problem would be an excellent way to educate my students. I also believe students should master the concepts before going into the draft or moving to the next level.

     

    In order to learn more effectively, in addition to methods such as lectures and discussion, this is preceded by several open-ended questions or evidence as argument. And then there are also a variety of methods, which should be used in the classroom such as cooperative learning, project-based learning, problem-based learning, or thematiclearning integrated with other subjects.

     

    I have always tried the best methods to make the process of learning to be an active, interactive and fun. If learning process enjoys the students, then the focus will be obtained. As in the lab, not only doing the experiment but I try to conduct it as effective as I could in order to create the lab becoming a fun environment for them to apply the knowledge.

     

    Apart from that, I have also applied the educational games and connected the learning process with the high tech, as I believe that most of the students are well-aware of the high technology knowledge. Aside from being a manager, a teacher too must have the power to lead. And as a leader, leading the students by giving them the good example is a way to be done. Consequently, I have to be consistent in doing so, both outside and inside the classroom.

  • Awards and Honors

    Runner up

    The Senior High School Teacher Essay Writing Competition in the University of Paramadina, June 2014

    Scholarship 

    Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP), the Ministry of Finance, The Republic of Indonesia, May 2014

    The Best Essay

    "Indonesia Golden Era 2045" in Leadership Program of Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education, May 2014

    Honorary Award

    The Inspiring Teacher in the Science and Application of the ICT in Teaching & Blogging, Al-Izhar Institute and Anakku Foundation, March 2013

    Winner

    Consolation Prize in Creating Tools for Teaching Contest by the 4th Al Izhar Olympic committee, March 2009

    Runner Up

    UNESCO Associated School Project Network Good Practice Development Project in Achieving MDGs through ESD in the Asia-Pacific Region by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, UNESCO ASPnet and sponsored by UNDP and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, September 2009

    Winner

    Youth Community Service Competition by the UNESCO ASPnet Indonesia, Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO, and the Ministry of National Education, December 2009

    Travel Grant

    GigaPan School Dialogue Workshop on November 15 – 16, 2010 in Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This workshop held by UNESCO ASPNet and Carnegie-Mellon University

    Travel Grant

    Asia-Pacific ASPnet Forum on ESD & MDGs on October 24 – 27, 2009 in the Republic of Korea

    Travel Grant

    The 3rd iEARN Regional BRIDGE (Building Respect and Internet Dialogue through Global Education) Conference in Beirut, Lebanon, 2005

    Travel Grant

    Asia-Europe Classroom Network (AEC-Net) Conference in Dundalk, Ireland, November 2011

  • Working Experiences

    Education Director

    Annajah Taman Melati Indah Foundation,, Bojongsari, Depok

    2016 - now

     

    Job Description

    • Supporting the Head of Foundation in management and daily operational especially in educational sector.

    Biology Teacher

    Al Izhar Senior High School, Jakarta

    2003 - 2014

     

    Al-Izhar senior high school is a leading and moderate Islamic school in South Jakarta, Indonesia.

     

    Job Description

    • Teaching biology to the K10-12 students.

    • Carrying out the committee's tasks as it has been assigned by the principal, or the director, such as organizing the science project, science camp, student research, field trip, community service, star party, science competition, etc.

    • Handling overseas program, such as Natural Disaster Youth Summit, Asian Students Exchange, iEARN Conferences, Tony Blair's Face to Faith Video Conference, and BRIDGE program.

    Achievements

    • Successfully establishing the Asian Student Exchange Program between Al-Izhar Senior High School and Chungsan Senior High School, Kaohsiung city, Taiwan in 2010.

    • Successfully establishing the Tony Blair's Face to Faith Video Conference between Al Izhar Senior High School, Indonesia and Dnepropetrovski Secondary School, Ukraine in November 2013.

    • Successfully assisting and dispatching a school delegation team consist of a teacher and several students to the Natural Disaster Youth Summit in Bursa, Turkey in 2012 and IEARN Youth Conference in New York in 2012.

    • Selected as one of the juries of the Essay Writing Competition on Education for Sustainable Development by the UNESCO ASPnet Indonesia, Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO, and Ministry of National Education, December 2009.

    • Selected as the keynote speaker of Environmental Awareness Campaign: Western Java Environmental Management Project at 68H Utan Kayu Radio talk show. Topic: How to encourage the students and teenagers becomes more concern to the environment. The talk show organized by 68H Utan Kayu Radio Station and The Ministry of Environment of Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta, April 8, 2005.

    • As a adviser and guidance teacher on the following students activities and they were achieved and awarded:

    1. The 3rd winner and Most Favorite Project “Ocean Care: Coral Reef Restoration” on School of Volunteers Competition held by Indonesian Future Leaders in collaboration with UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, FAO, UNFPA.

    2. The 2nd winner of HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign Speech on World AIDS Day held by Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO on 2007.

    3. The 3rd winner of HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign Poster Making on World AIDS Day held by Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO on 2007.

    4. The Winner of Consolation Prize of HIV/AIDS Prevention Essay Writing on World AIDS Day held by Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO on 2007.

    5. The 3rd winner of Creative Recycling Program held by Ministry of Environment on 2005. The group of Al Izhar student’s (KOMPILASI) disseminate information about environmental and recycling of waste through a unique approach to young people by game, making greeting cards, environmental screening results of its own production, card painting competitions and loading pulp and soap.

    Research Assistant

    Biotechnology Laboratory of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Pembangunan Nusantara "Veteran" Surabaya

    2002 - 2003

     

    Job Description

    • Supporting the Chairperson of Biotechnology Laboratory by conducting the laboratory activities, preparing the tissue culture explants for research and practicum activity, submitting reports, writing lab procedures, collecting and analyzing data, and compiling initial research findings and other duties as assigned.

    • Assisting the undergraduate students in Plant Genetics and Biotechnology practicum.

    Achievements

    • Successfully saved the contaminated coconut embryos and sub cultured it into the new in-vitro media.

    • Successfully growth several sample of the coconut embryos in the laboratory became the coconut seeds.

    • Successfully moved the coconut seeds out from the laboratory environment and acclimatized it in the university green house environment.

    • Successfully assisted the Chairperson of Biotechnology Laboratory established laboratory protocols and procedures.

    Skills gained

    Improved laboratory skill, tissue culture skill, coconut embryo rescue, leadership, social and communication skill, presentation skill, research skill, time management, critical thinking skill, and computer skill. 

  • Education

    University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Master of Arts in Globalizing Education: Policy and Practice

    2014-2015

     

    The course focuses on education policy and practice in changing international and global contexts.

     

    Module learned

    Critical Issues in Education and Educational Research, Globalization and Education, Globalizing Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy, and the Practice of Research.

     

    Workshop followed

    Performing in seminar, speed reading, mind mapping for planning, reflecting on your skills, reading for memory, critical thinking, reflective practice, searching for researching, proofreading, CVs and covering letter, academic writing, dissertation writing class, the academic speaking and listening class, and London Festival of Education.

     

    Achievement

    Pecha Kucha Presenter at the Third Research Student Conference, School of Education, University of Sheffield, June 2015.

     

    Skills gained

    Communication and social skill, flexibility to adapt with the people, critical  thinking, negotiating skill, research skill, stress and time management, designing, conducting and writing up a research study, whiteboard animation skill

     

    University of Muhammadiyah Prof. Dr. Hamka, Jakarta, Indonesia

    In-Service Teacher Training and Certification Program

    September - October 2012

     

    The program focuses on the improvement of teacher's competency, such as pedagogy, professional, social, and personal competency, referring to the 2005 Indonesian Teachers and Lecturers Law No. 14

     

    Module learned

    Teacher professional development, various teaching methods based on the active learning, innovative, creative, effective, and fun learning concept, various instructional media based on the ICT, learning assessment, learning administration making, classroom action research, micro-teaching, several major and contested biology theories and concepts

     

    Achievement
    Passed from teacher certification program and avowed as a professional biology teacher. Teacher certificate number 1371 2190 00xxx

     

    Skills gained

    Improved teaching skills, leadership, computer skill, communication and social skill, research skill, curriculum design, and time management

    University of Pembangunan Nasional "Veteran" Surabaya, Indonesia

    Bachelor of Agriculture, majoring in Agronomy

    1998-2003

     

    Module learned

    Agriculture, Agroforestry, Agribusiness Science, Agronomy, Biology, Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Climatology, Civics, Computer, Economic, Entrepreneurship, Farming and Fishery, Farming Mechanism, Horticulture, Internship, Land and Soil Conservation, Leadership, Management, Micro-Climate, Plant Conservation, Plant Propagation, Seasonal Farming, Social Science, Soil Science, Statistics, Scientific Methods, Pest Plantation Science, Physics, Plant Diseases Science, Plant Nutrition, Plant Physiology, Plantation Growth Analysis, Plantation Pattern, Post Harvest Technology, Research Design, Rural Sociology, Seeding Technology, Soil Fertility, and Water Management.

     

    Workshop followed

    Tissue culture, English class for job seeker.

     

    Achievements

    • Selected as one of the keynote speakers of the Science Discussion at the University of Pembangunan Nasional "Veteran" Jakarta in March 10, 2003.

    • Assigned as the student ambassador to promote the faculty of agriculture in 2002.

    • Selected as the student researcher at the biotechnology faculty laboratory in 2002-2003.

    • As an event organizer, successfully organized Agriculture Student Mechanization Field Trip in 2002.

    • Awarded a scholarship from the Rector of the University of Pembangunan Nasional "Veteran" Surabaya in 2000.

    Skills gained

    Laboratory skill, tissue culture skill, coconut embryo rescue, leadership, social and communication skill, presentation skill, research skill, time management, critical thinking skill, and computer skill. 

  • Organization Experiences

    Indonesian Student Association (PPI)

    Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Media Communication Officer and Oi! Mate Coordinator

    Apr 2015 – Present

    • Maintaining and updating the Indonesian Student Association Sheffield website and Facebook group.

    • Liaising or corresponding with Indonesian prospective students who are seeking information, help, news and contacts.

    Achievements

    • Successfully integrating the Indonesian Student Association Sheffield website with social media, such as Facebook and Twitter account.

    • Successfully updating the display of the Indonesian Student Association Sheffield website.

    • Successfully creating Oi! Mate webpage to assist Indonesian prospective students who are seeking information, help, news and contacts.

    • Successfully achieving fast response times for any inquiry from Indonesian prospective students who are seeking information, help, news and contacts..

    • Successfully publishing the articles on the website as the schedule given.

    Skills gained

    Social and communication skill, time management, and computer skill. 

    The 7th Neighborhood Unit

    in the 14th Community Unit, Tugu Village, Cimanggis District, Depok City

     

    Head of the Neighborhood Unit

    2009

     

    Job Description

    • Helping the Village Administrative Unit to run a public service tasks

    • Maintaining the life harmony of the residents who lived in my neighborhood unit by handling social problems faced by the residents

    • Facilitating the relationship between the resident and the local authority

    • Making coordination with the head of the community unit and other head of the neighborhood unit 

    Achievements

    • Successfully digitizing the administrative data of residents and archives, in short time, in order to speed the public services

    • Successfully reconciling the neighbors who were arguing by persuading them to had a meeting, negotiating and signing a peace agreement.

    • Successfully helping the local electoral commission in conducting presidential elections in my neighborhood

    Skills gained

    Administrative knowledge, communication and social skill, such as how to persuade and negotiate, how to motivate, etc.

    Perisai Diri Student Activity Unit, University of Pembangunan Nasional "Veteran" Surabaya

    Team Manager

    1999-2001

     

    Coach Assistant and Team Official

    2001-2002

     

    Job Description

    • Planning the training, meeting activity, championship participating proposal and annual budget,

    • Organizing weekly training activity, monthly and annual meeting

    • Actuating and motivating all of the Perisai Diri Student Activity Unit members to attend the activities

    • Monitoring and controlling weekly training activity, monthly and annual meeting. 

    Achievements

    • As a team manager, with a tight budget, I was successfully dispatched my team members to the 18th "Perisai Diri" National Championship in University of Udayana, Bali in 2000.

    • As a team, we were successfully won a gold medal and a bronze medal at the 18th "Perisai Diri" National Championship in University of Udayana, Bali in 2000.

    • With my partner, I won the gold medal and awarded a trophy of Ministry of Research and Technology of Republic of Indonesia for being the champion in the Weapon Sparring number at the 18th "Perisai Diri" National Championship in University of Udayana, Bali in 2000

    Skills gained

    Budgeting, negotiating, time management, and communication and social skill, such as how to motivate the team members,

  • Projects

    Ocean Care

    Coral Reef Restoration at the Pramuka Island seabed, Jakarta strait, Indonesia

    My role in this project was as an adviser teacher. This project was conducted as a follow-up of the Ocean Care team (a group consist of Al-Izhar students lead by Wini, Gita, Clarissa, Rinda, Geska, and Fika) who made it into the top three in the School of Volunteer competition and also became Most Favorite Project. This competition was organized by Indonesian Future Leaders in collaboration with UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, FAO, and UNFPA.

    Al-Izhar Youth Community Service

    An environmental project aiming to save the protected area in Mt. Halimun, West Java, Indonesia

    My role in this project was the coordinator teacher who have responsible to the project implementation. This project has been selected as one of the nine winners of the 2009 UNESCO Associated School Project Network (ASPNet) “Good Practice Development Project in Achieving Millennium Development Goals through Education for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific Region.

    GigaPan Dialogue

    Collaboration program between Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA and IBE UNESCO Geneva

    The GigaPan Dialogues seek to promote empathy and understanding between cultures and create a greater sense of community through an exchange of explorable, high-resolution digital imagery. Using a robotic camera provided by the program, children in participating UNESCO Associated schools take explorable, high-resolution panoramic images of the world around them, and share them with their contemporaries around the globe.The Al-Izhar team was consist of the students lead by Prima, Rama, and Arya).

    Kompilasi

    The 3rd winner of Creative Recycling Program held the Ministry of Environmental

    My role in this project was as an adviser teacher. This project was conducted as a follow-up of the Kompilasi team (a group consist of Al-Izhar students lead by Puti Safira and Egy) who made it into the top three in the Creative Recycling Program held by Ministry of Environment in 2004. The group disseminated information about environmental and recycling of waste through a unique approach to young people by game, making greeting cards, environmental screening results of its own production, card painting competitions and loading pulp and soap. 

  • Publications

    The Tales of Good Hope

     Sebuah kumpulan kisah seorang guru tentang harapan baiknya

    "Saya banyak membaca buku motivasi dan autobiografi orang terkenal, namun tak banyak yg menceritakan dengan sesungguhnya (sebenarnya) dalam buku Pak Hari ini saya menemukan kejujuran (pengakuan atas keterbatasan diri), keterbukaan akan hal yang baru dan keinginan untuk belajar, saya merekomendasikan buku ini untuk dibaca, buku ini menginspirasi saya untuk lebih rendah hati, mengakui kekurangan, bertahan dalam keterbatasan, belajar hal-hal baru dan mensyukuri makna hidup." ~Sri Sustain de Hugo, Guru Biologi SMA Gonzaga, Jaksel

     

    Super Kompilasi Soal Biologi

    Sukses Ujian

    "Om Hari, ma kasih bangeeet, saya sudah mengunduh bukunya, pucuk di cinta buku pun tiba :), saya mulai kehabisan ide bikin soal yang sesuai SKL UN 2013 (sedangkan) saya butuh satu paket lagi, saya jadi semangat lagi. Trims ya semoga ilmu yang bermanfaat ini akan menolong om Hari di akhirat nanti. Amin." -Bu G. Yenti, Guru Biologi Jakarta

    Software Super Kompilasi Soal Biologi

    Simulasi Ujian

    Prediksi dan kumpulan soal-soal Try Out dari berbagai sumber yang mengacu pada SKL dan kisi-kisi UN.

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    "Brick walls are there for a reason: They let us prove how badly we want things" -Randy Pausch