EFFORTS AND PROBLEMS OF MGMP (SUBJECT TEACHERS' MEETING) IN VOCATIONAL SCHOOL IN SOUTH KALIMANTAN IN FACING THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 4.0
The industrial revolution 4.0 is not only affected the business world but also the world of education because education is the main process in preparing the workforce in the business world. The existence of MGMP as a place for subject teachers should be a center for the development of education in accordance with the industrial revolution 4.0. The aims are (1) identify the efforts made by the Vocational School’s Skills of MGMP in South Kalimantan in facing the industrial revolution era 4.0, (2), identify the problems faced by the MGMP of Skills at Vocational School in South Kalimantan in facing the era of the industrial revolution 4.0. Qualitative research by applying interpretive research models. Respondents from this study with a total number of ... teachers. Data collected through interviews and observation techniques. Data were analyzed using interactive data analysis techniques consisting of three stages, which are: data reduction, data display, and drawing conclusions. The results are (1) the efforts made by the MGMP on Vocational School’s Skills in South Kalimantan in facing the industrial revolution 4.0 are still limited to the preparation of lesson plans and preparation of semester test questions, (2) there are some problems in dealing with revolution 4.0, which are: (a) not yet developing a design-based learning model, problem- based learning, project-based learning, and discovery-based learning, (b) there is no synchronization in MGMP scheduling of each vocational school, this has an impact on teachers to collaborate on skills, and (c) the MGMP forum has not been represented as a forum for deliberation, where the supporting facilities which are not complete yet. Efforts done by MGMP at Vocational School’s Skills in South Kalimantan are not optimal and there are several problems in terms of organizational management, development of learning models, and facilities, and infrastructure to deal with the revolution 4.0. Efforts done by MGMP at Vocational School’s Skills in South Kalimantan need to be optimized by carrying out activities that support the implementation of education 4.0 to deal with the 4.0 revolution. The problems faced need to immediately find a solution by involving the relevant parties.