goodmorningpapua.com – The Papuan Province Regional Library and Archives Education Office announced that 9,474 students of Vocational High School (SMK) in Papua for the 2020/2021 academic year had passed.
The Head of the Education Office for the Library and Regional Archives of Papua Province, Christian Sohilait, explained that the 9,474 students graduateing were spread over 135 vocational schools in Papua. This figure shows that the passing percentage reached 96.5 percent.
“There are 135 vocational schools in Papua spreading across 29 regencies and cities with a total of 9,811 students and 9,474 graduates or 96.5 percent,” said Christian Sohilait in Jayapura, Thursday, June 3, 2021.
In addition to continuing education, Christian said, SMK graduates in Papua are also expected to be accepted by workplaces in accordance with the fields of knowledge they have acquired while at school.
“They must continue their education to the next level, namely to study at a university or be accepted into the world of work, either working in a company or becoming an entrepreneur. I don’t want any children to be unemployed,” he said.
Christian also reminded that the graduation celebration should be done in a grateful way. He also did not justify motorcycle marches or gatherings, because it is still in the atmosphere of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Remember that there should be no parades and excessive celebrations, we are still in a Covid-19 pandemic situation, so health protocols must continually prevail,” he said.