LINK AND MATCH CURRICULUM PLANNING MANAGEMENT AT SMK CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (SMK CENTER OF EXCELLENCE)
The demands of the times, technology, and science have made the direction of the global industry as well as experience development. The development of the global industrial direction has also impacted the implementation of education in vocational education, especially in Vocational High Schools. Thus, SMK revitalization is often carried out by considering the needs and dynamics of industrial life. Currently, the prevailing SMK revitalization policy is the Center for Excellence SMK. Not all Vocational Schools become pilot Vocational Schools as Centers of Excellence Vocational Schools because one of the requirements is that the curriculum of vocational institutions must be aligned or linked and matched with industrial. Curriculum management capabilities are very influential in developing a curriculum aligned with industrial. The purpose of this study was to specifically discuss the management of curriculum planning, which is aligned between the Center of Excellence Vocational School in Region 1 Central Jakarta and industrial. In particular, the results of this study are explored and explained in detail the curriculum planning management process at the Center of Excellence Vocational School related to the determination of competency skills that align with the policies of the Center of Excellence Vocational School. In total, all schools that became the research object are three SMK Centers of Excellence members of Area 1 Central Jakarta. For this reason, the research method used is a qualitative approach, with data collection techniques through interviews (the management team and academic unit curriculum developers) and document studies.