READINESS OF DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AT SMA AND SMK IN WEST JAVA
Abstract. In order to improve education services, including increasing education accessibility and gross enrollment ratio (APK) especially at High School (SMA) and Vocational School (SMK) Level. West Java Province Government providing several ways to make it happen. By starting the open and distance education (PJJ) Program at SMA and SMK level is one of it. The program that will be implemented with support from SEAMOLEC need to be studied It’s readiness of all various related parties. This research title is “Readiness of Distance Education Program Implementation at SMA and SMK in West Java”. Results of this research revealed that generally the readiness of the PJJ program implementation in both SMA and SMK can be concluded as very well. In particular, the readiness of teachers in West Java for the implementation of PJJ Program has been very good. Meanwhile, the readiness of students is good. The readiness of West Java Provincial Education Office in the implementation of PJJ Program and the preparation of required infrastructure and supporting facility's for the program have been very good. The results from this study are expected to be consideration for the improvement, refinement of PJJ program development and implementation in West Java.
Key words: distance education, sma west java, smk west java.