Name: Nur Hidayatus Syarifah, S.Pd
Nur Hidayatus Syarifah has a Sarjana Pendidikan or Bachelor of Education from the English Language Teaching Department, Sampoerna School of Education (SSE), The Sampoerna University, Jakarta-Indonesia. She received a four-years scholarship from Putera Sampoerna Foundation during her study in SSE and graduated with GPA 3,7.
Before joining SMPIT Al Mughni, Jakarta, she had experiences in teaching even before she graduated from SSE. She was one of the English Conversation Tutors for students in Sampoerna School of Education. She had experience as a private English and Math teacher for students of Binus International School Serpong, Indonesia. She was also a part time pre-school and kindergarten teacher at the Tumble Tots Indonesia. She also had an experience in being a voluntary-based English teacher for unfortunate children in SMP Gratis Ibu Pertiwi Jakarta. She was also a research assistant in Sampoerna School of Education, which had a job to assist her lecturer to do a research concerning in Classroom Action Research. Her interest in doing a research has also helped her to be one of the youngest presenters in Cambodia Teaching English as a Second Language (CamTESOL) Annual Conference held in Cambodia, 2013. She presented her paper which has been selected by the committee entitled “Indonesian Context: The Use of Cambridge Textbook in Teaching”.
Other than teaching, she also has interests in research and public speaking. She also had experiences and achievements from her public speaking skill. She received many awards since high school till university as English Debating Winner. She was also granted an award as the runner up of a radio host competition held by Sonora FM in 2013. She was granted the best performer during her micro-teaching in South Jakarta teacher training held by the Ministry of Education in 2014. In addition, she had experiences in leading some events as a mistress ceremony such as Indonesia Book Fair, English Competition and many more.
She believed that teacher is a key factor for quality of education; the belief driving her to join SMPIT Al Mughni that creates new generations of moral character, academic excellence, creative and innovative who are able to be competitive in the future, based on Holy Qur’an and Hadits.
Motivation and Goals to Join World Education
Knowing that the purpose of World Education project is connecting teachers and students in Indonesia and the Netherland, I fully support this project. This project promotes global awareness and cultural understanding that are very important element to be achieved by students in this era. As an Islamic school in Jakarta-Indonesia, I am personally glad that we have great opportunity to involve in this project. I believe that students and teachers should learn as well as experience cross-cultural understanding in order to create peace.
By joining this project, students will also inspire and share their experiences and culture. I believe that peace is possible through friendship and that the real difference can be made by children, and that is why I believe this project is exactly the answer. I really hope that this World Education project will be a sustainable project that inspire and contribute to the development of quality education, as well as promoting peace toward global world.