Proceedings of the First International Conference on Religion and Education 2019, INCRE, October 8 – 10, 2019, Bintaro, Indonesia

Research Article

Development Strategy of International Education in Achieving World Class Islamic School at AL-Firdaus, Solo

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-10-2019.2294505,
        author={Rayinda Dwi Prayogi and Rio Estetika and Sudarno Shobron},
        title={Development Strategy of International Education in Achieving World Class Islamic School at AL-Firdaus, Solo},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Religion and Education 2019, INCRE, October 8 -- 10, 2019, Bintaro, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={INCRE},
        year={2020},
        month={5},
        keywords={development strategies al-firdaus educational institution wold class islamic school ib (international baccalaureate)},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-10-2019.2294505}
    }
    
  • Rayinda Dwi Prayogi
    Rio Estetika
    Sudarno Shobron
    Year: 2020
    Development Strategy of International Education in Achieving World Class Islamic School at AL-Firdaus, Solo
    INCRE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-10-2019.2294505
Rayinda Dwi Prayogi1,*, Rio Estetika1, Sudarno Shobron1
  • 1: Muhammadiyah University of Surakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: orayinda@gmail.com

Abstract

Indonesia has Islamic values that flourish in society and become the ethics of life. Islamic insight in Indonesia is not yet well known as a destination for Islamic studies in the international world. Al-Firdaus through Al-Firdaus Educational Institutions is determined to become an international-minded school by bringing a culture of Islamic values. This study aims to find out how Al-Firdaus developed strategies of international education and how these institutions deliver Islamic values to the international world through education. This research is based on a case study with a naturalistic approach. Data analysis uses phenyomology and relational approaches. The data taken by the interview of the highest authority in Al-Firdaus Educational Institute and as well as the experience of researchers who were directly involved as teaching staff at the Al-Firdaus. The results showed that in his journey toward World Class Islamic School, Al-Firdaus began by presenting influential figures, establish sister school with schools abroad (France) and establish partnerships with international educational institutions, IB (International Baccalaureate). Supporting factors of Al-Firdaus towards World Class Islamic School; Commitment from the founder, Al-Firdaus has a FATAHA (education and training centre), IB talks about values and characters, and Al-Firdaus has 16 years with a strategic enough time.