A Papuan Development Started with Character Education by means of a Religious Approach

goodmorningpapua.com – A Catholic Director General of Community Guidance (Dirjen Bimas), Yohanes Bayu Samodro, has returned for a fourth working visit to Papua. This time, John visited Deiyai, ​​ a district in Papua Province.

The area was once part of Paniai Regency. To get to Deiyai, it ​​can be reached by air travel via Nabire and continue the road trip for approximately 6 hours by car. In Deiyai, the Awedabi Catholic High School (SMAK) was established.

SMAK Aweidabi is one of 45 SMAK under the guidance of the Directorate General of Catholic Community Guidance. In addition, in Deiyai ​​there is a College of Touye Paapaa, one of 23 colleges in Indonesia under the guidance of the Directorate General of Catholic Guidance. This college is the only Catholic religious high school owned by Timika Diocese.

According to Director General Yohanes, the presence of this school is a form of the state’s presence in equitable development in the field of education.

“Equitable development in Papua can be started with development in the field of education with a focus on character education through a religious approach,” said Director General of Catholic Guidance, Yohanes in his statement, Monday (11/8/2021).

“The Ministry of Religion, through services in the religious field, ensures that Papua is a part of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia. Through the presence of Catholic religious education, the Ministry of Religion is present for all people,” he continued.

Yohanes’s presence in Deiyai ​​in order to attend the Bachelor Graduation of the Touye Papaa Catholic College

In his speech, Yohanes gave a message that the bachelors of this college are people who are academically and personally deemed worthy and capable of carrying out the task of educating and providing enlightenment to the community.

The presence of this college in the land of Deiyai ​​is expected to be able to become a mouthpiece and role model for the religious moderation movement.

According to Yohanes, the Papuan community can strengthen religious moderation, one of which is by improving the quality of religious education so that it is hoped that the Catholic community will understand the values ​​of diversity in the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia.

Related posts

Peparnas Becomes a Moment to Improve Papuan Coffee Quality

admin

Being Closer to an Uncen Museum of Papua

admin

An Eco Diplomacy School Empowers Papuan Youth

admin

Religious Leaders Condemn Corruption of 3 Regional Heads in Papua

admin

The Kapotar Island in Papua, from the Banana Phenomenon Facing Upward until the Breaking of Customs

admin

This Papuan Noodle and Pasta Made from Sago Aims for the Export Market

admin
Please enter an Access Token