Education an Important Key in Building the Nation: Air Force Chief of Staff

Education an Important Key in Building the Nation: Air Force Chief of Staff
Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Chief Marshal Yuyu Sutisna. Image source: Air Force Information Service.

AVTEN - Education plays a very important role in the development of a nation. Education is a place to shape intelligence, creativity, and the character of the next generation of a nation, so that it has high competitiveness to answer global challenges.

As stated by Air Force Chief of Staff (KSAU), Air Chief Marshal Yuyu Sutisna while leading the handover of the position of Pradita Dirgantara High School Principal, from Prof. Siswandari to Ridwan Azis, in Boyolali, Central Java, Tuesday (12/3/2019).

On that occasion, Yuyu said that Pradita Dirgantara High School was established and designed as a excel school that has aerospace character, intellectuality and upholds the of faith.

He hopes that the school that applies the boarding school system will become a excel school that is competitive at the global level while maintaining the noble values ​​of national culture.

"Pradita Dirgantara High School is in great demand by the people of Indonesia. This can be seen in the second batch of new student registration in 2019. It is recorded that more than 2000 prospective students from all over Indonesian territory and currently have been the selection, starting from the level of distrik to the central level," he explained.

Yuyu also revealed, this high school has a challenge to print the next generation that has comparative and competitive advantages compared to other sources (school).

Yuyu also hopes that the principal and supervisory manager and quality assurance of Pradita Dirgantara High School can develop this school to become a World Class Boarding High School. In addition, in the future this school can also fulfill the accreditation of 8 national education standards and be recognized by the international education civitas.