60,000 lecturers only have bachelor’s degrees

Posted on March 25, 2013


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Although the regulations state that lecturers in higher education institutes require a minimum of a master’s degree (S-2), the reality is that there are 60,000 lecturers who only have bachelor’s degrees (S-1). The fact that many lecturers are not qualified means that a large number of courses cannot obtain accreditation. According to the Director General of Education Staff and Personnel, Supriadi Rustad, at the Ministry of Education and Culture’s Directorate General of Higher Education, approximately 7,000 scholarships for postgraduate degree programs are provided to lecturers. However, the take-up rate has been less than expected.

60,000 lecturers only have bachelor’s degrees

60,000 lecturers only have bachelor’s degrees

Posted in: Higher Education