26 Apr 2011 | Local News : Indonesia
To celebrate its 40-year presence in Indonesia, Toyota Astra Motor held a series of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) programs. One of which is to have an active role in increasing the quality of human resources in Indonesia, in this case by granting scholarships to students of technical high schools
Carmall.com - No less than 67,800 received the scholarhsip. In addition, there are also other programs such as the T-TEP (Toyota Technical Education Program), which was held at 57 technical high schools in major cities. The program gives students apprenticeship opportunities at official Toyota workshops. Technical high school graduates who qualify may get employed by Toyota. Students were not the only ones who got trained, teachers were also given the latest in automotive knowledge.
Toyota also contributed in synchronizing the curriculum, teaching facilities, trainings, on top of absorbing the workforce. In fact, to technical high scools that meet certain standards, Toyota donated props, including whole cars, car frames, and engines, as well as body and repair tools. The purpose is for creating an industry-ready workforce.
The props were presented by the President Director of Toyota-Astra Motor, Johnny Darmawan, to the Vice Minister of National Education, Fasli Jalal, which in turn were presented to principals of two qualified technical high schools; Desi L. of SMKN 2 Manado and H. Syahril of SMKN 2 Pekanbaru.
The aid is hoped to increase the knowledge and skills of the students, giving them a better chance in capturing employement or sustaining them in becoming entrepreneurs.
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