NONFORMAL EDUCATION IDEAS ON MAHAKAM ULU COMMUNITY AS THE EXTENSION AREA OF WEST KUTAI DISTRICT (Results of Study Activity in Mahakam Ulu District cooperation Bappeda Mahakam Ulu with State University of Surabaya)
By Gunarti Dwi Lestari
Non-formal education as part of the educational system has the same task with the formal education that provides the best service to society have targeted non-formal education. Target non-formal education is increasingly widespread that not only relate to the poor and the stupid (retarded, elementary education illiterate, drop out of formal education), but targets non-formal education continues to escalate in accordance with the development of science and technology as well as employment and culture itself. As the objectives, the program / non-formal education activities should continue to be expanded according to the needs and conditions of the society development.
Research activity on Non-formal Education in the Mahakam Ulu Regency uses descriptive quantitative approach, with the survey method. The used data are primary data and secondary data.
The results of this work show that the study of non-formal education aimed at two important things: (1) the study of non-formal education itself (internal review), this study relate to: the study of the curriculum (Non Formal Education program), models of Non Formal Education program, Non Formal Education program objectives, the Non Formal Education program's existence (roles and functions) in the middle of Mahakam Ulu community as an extension area of ??West Kutai area. (2) Non-formal education concerning to the views Mahakam Ulu communities and governments for Non Formal Education programs (recognition), this study can be referred to as external review.