National Examination 2020 Abolished – President Joko Widodo decided to abolish the 2020 National Examination (UN). This decision was conveyed through the president’s spokesperson, Fadjroel Rachman.
Fadjroel said that Jokowi’s decision was part of saving people’s health in dealing with the coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19). The elimination of the UN is also part of the application of social distancing.
The elimination of the UN to cut the chain of the spread of the Corona SARS 2 or Covid-19 virus. This assertion was conveyed by President Joko Widodo in a limited meeting with the National Examination, Fadjroel said in his statement, Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
National Examination 2020 Abolished
The National Examination is abolished for High School (SMA) or Madrasah Aliyah (MA), Junior High School (SMP) or Madrasah Tsnawiyah (MTs) levels. The policy of eliminating UN should be followed by active participation of citizens.
Especially in the application of social distancing behavior, namely work from home, learning from home and worship at home, he stressed.
Before the ratas began, Jokowi brought three options related to the UN 2020. Three of them included the implementation of the UN according to schedule, postponement, or completely eliminated. Kartu Poker
With this decision, Jokowi hopes that students’ rights will still be fulfilled. For Jokowi, the National Examination has become a right that should be given.
The main principle, which we must uphold, is that we can adopt this policy. But we must not harm the rights of 8.3 million students who should take the National Examinations held, Jokowi explained.
Separately, the National Education Standards Agency has also proposed that the 2020 UN be canceled. This is for the sake of mutual safety, especially students, educators, and education personnel.
BSNP as an independent and independent body authorized to hold the National Examination (PP Number 19 of 2005) proposes to the government that the 2019/2020 Academic Year National Examination is canceled, said BSNP Chairman Abdul Mu’ti.
Mu’ti also said that he had submitted a letter that the proposal to cancel the National Examination had been submitted by BSNP to the Minister of Education and Culture on March 23, 2020.
The consideration of the cancellation of the 2019/0202 UN academic year was first based on the decision of the Head of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) No. 13.A of 2020 concerning the Extension of the Status of Disaster Specific Emergency Disasters due to the Corona virus in Indonesia, until the 29th May 2020. Then based on the Decree of the National Education Standards Agency (BSNP) Number 0053 / P / BSNP / I / 2020 chapter XVI about extraordinary events.
Chapter XVI concerning the extraordinary event reads If an extraordinary event occurs which has the potential of failing the implementation of the UN, the Central Level Organizers and UN Committees declare an emergency or crisis. The extraordinary events referred to in item number include natural disasters, riots, war, and other events beyond the control of the UN organizer.
The three requests from the Provincial / Regency / City Education Office and Indonesian Overseas Schools (SILN) regarding the postponement of the National Examination for SMA / MA, SMP / MTs, and Equality Education in the Package B / Wustha and PaketC / Ulya Program due to the Corona virus pandemic outbreak (covid- 19), explained Mu’ti.
Then the results of monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the National Examination Vocational School / MAK by members of BSNP and Balitbang and Bookkeeping. Also the decision of the BSNP coordination meeting with Balitbang and Books, the Center for Assessment and Learning, and the Inspectorate General of the Ministry of Education and Culture on March 23, 2020.
The sixth Government Regulation Number 19 of 2005, as amended by Government Regulation Number 32 of 2013, and the second amendment to Government Regulation Number 13 of 2015, that the government is authorized to cancel the National Examination, he said.