International Journal of Community Service Learning
Vol 5, No 1 (2021): February 2021

Back to School: Upskilling Teachers’ Competence through Online Scholarship Workshop

Mahmud, Yogi Saputra (Unknown)
Kuhon, Richard (Unknown)
Slamet Santosa, Donald Samuel (Unknown)
Pujiastuti, Ani (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
10 Apr 2021

Abstract

As one of the strategic means of enhancing future competence and career, every individual, including teachers, is strongly encouraged to pursue a higher degree. Nevertheless, lack of financial ability may become one of the debilitating hindrances for the teachers to pursue a higher degree, mainly overseas. Currently, however, the Indonesian Government strives to support Indonesians to pursue a higher degree through a scholarship mechanism called the Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education, or popularly called as LPDP. Simultaneously, various scholarship mechanisms are also offered by several governing bodies in national or international contexts, such as Australia Awards, Chevening, Fulbright, DAAD, and many others. Therefore, this community empowerment project aims to enhance the understanding of schoolteachers, student-teachers, and other education communities regarding the administrative and technical preparation to register for a scholarship and prepare for overseas study. Moreover, the participants were also expected to comprehend the academic and social conditions while studying abroad, as well as the impact of pursuing a higher degree in their future competence and career. 535 participants were attending this community empowerment program in total.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

IJCSL

Publisher

Subject

Computer Science & IT Education

Description

International Journal of Community Service Learning is a scientific journal Community Service published by Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha. This journal is published 4 times a year, ie in February, May, August, and November. The article was published on the results of community service related to ...