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BP3IP Jakarta Completes Training 19 Namibian Seafarer Instructors

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Voinews, Jakarta - For two weeks, 19 seafaring instructors from the Republic of Namibia have taken part in the IMO Model Course 6.0919 Training of Trainer (TOT) program which was held by the Center for Refresher and Enhancement Education in Sailing Science (BP3IP), which is a tertiary institution under the management of the Transportation Human Resources Development Agency ( BPSDMP), Ministry of Transportation.

At the closing of the training, the Director of BP3IP, Mohamad Murdiyanto, who represented Plt. Head of BPSDMP Capt Wisnu Handoko said that this training provided many benefits for participants. Among other things, this training equips participants with advanced teaching techniques and methodologies specifically for the maritime industry.

“Participants gain valuable insight into effective teaching strategies, assessment methods, and classroom management techniques. Participants also receive the latest knowledge from the International Maritime Organization regarding regulations, guidelines and best practice. "This knowledge will enable them to convey the latest and relevant information to their students in the future," said Murdiyanto in his written statement.

He also added that the training which took place from November 6 to November 17 was useful in improving and developing the professional duties of the participants. Participants learn new skills, broaden their horizons and improve their teaching abilities, which can enhance their careers and advancement in the maritime industry.

According to Murdiyanto, by participating in this training, the instructors have shown a strong commitment to education and training in the maritime world. The skills and knowledge acquired will contribute to the provision of quality training programs, ensuring competence and safety in the maritime world of the future.

"Overall, the TOT IMO Model Course 6.09 training has equipped participants with the equipment, knowledge and skills needed to become reliable maritime instructors. "This will contribute to their professional development, improve their teaching abilities and ultimately benefit the entire maritime industry," he said.

According to a release received by Voice of Indonesia on Friday, Murdiyanto hope that this training can build strong and harmonious relations between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of Namibia. The participation of participants from the Namibian Maritime and Fisheries Institute (NAMFI) in this training has enabled the exchange of knowledge, experience and best practices between the two countries.

"It is hoped that this program will not only have a positive impact on individual participants, but also encourage closer bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various aspects, including maritime education, human resource development and the transportation sector," he said.

Meanwhile, Director of International Development Cooperation (KSPI), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria Renata Hutagalung said that apart from the benefits for professional duties as instructors, TOT IMO Model Course 6.09 participants also had the opportunity to get to know Indonesia and its culture.

"Because this training was carried out in Indonesia, the participants experienced the Indonesian environment, which allowed them to get to know and experience the traditions, customs and friendliness of the Indonesian people," he said.

Maria also said that through interactions with local residents and cultural activities held during the training, participants gained insight into Indonesian culture, including culinary diversity, traditional arts, music and dance. This cultural introduction not only enriches their experience, but also strengthens understanding and appreciation for local Indonesian culture (cross-cultural).

"Through this training, the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of Namibia can strengthen bilateral relations and continue mutually beneficial cooperation, creating a harmonious climate for the exchange of knowledge and experience in the future," he concluded//VOI

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