Yogyakarta (Camenag) — The Ministry of Religion in collaboration with the Education Fund Management Institute (LPDP) of the Ministry of Finance prepares funds for the implementation of the Teacher Vocational Education (PPG) program as of 2022. Rohmat Mulyana Sapadi, Secretary to the Director General of Islamic Education, said the program is part of the Ministry of Religion’s efforts to improve the qualifications and competencies of teachers aided by the Ministry of Religion.
The scheme is one of 10 scholarship programs, both degree programs and non-degree programs, offered by the Ministry of Religion-LPDP. “Ministry of Religion-LPDP will provide a quota of teacher vocational education scholarships for 10,000 teachers aided by the Ministry of Religion spread across the Directorate General of Islamic Education, Directorate General of Christian Guidance, Directorate General of Catholic Community Guidance, Directorate General of Hindu Community Guidance, and Directorate General of Buddhist Guidance,” Said the person familiarly called Rohmat in Yogyakarta. , Friday (22/7/2022).
“Therefore, please make the most of this opportunity as possible,” he continued.
The Director of Teachers and Education Personnel (GTK) Madrasa, Muhammad Zain said, the PPG in-position financing scheme introduced by the Ministry of Religion-LPDP will create better human resources through improving the quality of Indonesian human resources, especially madrassa teachers. is an attempt to do. , and the teachers were assisted by the Ministry of Religion.
“The budget funded by the LPDP is expected to accelerate plans to complete the Certification Scheme for Teachers Aided by the Ministry of Religion. In the Directorate General of Islamic Education’s GTK Madrasah Directorate alone, there are currently about 420,000 teachers who have not certified Done,” Zain said.
Zain said that his party will soon conduct an academic selection/pre-examination for madrasa teachers who wish to participate in the PPG on the posts. “We will soon issue a circular regarding the implementation of PPG academic selection for madrasa teachers. God willing, we will implement it in August,” Jain said.
“Hence, madrassa teachers who want to participate in PPG can prepare themselves well,” he added
The Secretary of the National Committee for PPG of the Ministry of Religion, Mustofa Fahmi, said that the timeline for the implementation of the third (third) PPG was quickly socialized to the PPG National Committee with a funding plan received from the LPDP Fund. was. Ministry of Religion and LPTK PTKIN who placed the PPG on the post. “The deepening of the material will start from August 18. Therefore, we will immediately conduct an academic selection in early August to prepare the PPG students in the third (third) batch,” Fahmi said.
Fahmi is also hopeful that the PPG funding scheme from LPDP can accelerate the completion of teacher certification. “With the support of LPDP, the long queue of PPG madrasa teachers can be expedited to complete the certification scheme expeditiously. I hope all the PPG stakeholders, especially the LPTK, will be able to provide their human resources, academics and infrastructure. Will prepare to maximize it. Make this collaboration between the Ministry of Religion and the LPDP a success.” He concluded.