Indonesia University of Education, Setiabudhi Street, 225, Bandung, Indonesia
State University of Padang, Prof.Dr.Hamka Street, Padang, Indonesia
This research aimed to describe the model of political education of the party, including strategy, materials and methods of political education. The research was conducted on Nasdem party of Regional Executive Board of West Sumatera, Indonesia. This research used qualitative approach with descriptive method. The findings of the research indicated that (1) the strategy used by the party included empowering women’s wing and State Defense Academy (ABN) program; (2) the party provided political education materials including party identity, political ethics of politicians, board duties and the need for electoral winning; (3) the party used methods that tend to be conventional in every political education activity. The law provides autonomy to political parties to develop model of political education according to party ideology and platforms to empower women cadres amid lack of women’s political participation in terms of quantity and quality.
Political Education Model, women cadres, political participation