International Master Program on Mathematics Education Sholarship

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A consortium among University of Utrecht, the Netherlands and Surabaya State University (Unesa) and Sriwijaya University (Unsri) in Palembang, provides an opportunity for the Lecturers or the Candidates of New Academic Staff or (CTAB), and the teachers of mathematics with a sarjana degree in mathematics education or sarjana degree in mathematics to join International Master Program on Mathematics Education.

The program will be carried out for a period of 2 years and 2 months which is divided into 3 stages, namely 8 months in Indonesia (Unesa or Unsri), 1 year in the Netherlands (University of Utrecht), and 6 months for research and thesis writing in Indonesia.

The scholarship for the period of studying in Indonesia for the Lecturers or CTAB (not including teachers) will be provided by Ditjen Pendidikan Tinggi Depdiknas (BPPS) while the period in the Netherlands will be funded by StuNed.

The eligibility of candidates are as follows:
• a citizen of Indonesia;
• minimum education is S1 in the field of mathematics education or mathematics with a Cumulative Index of
Achievement or I.P.K. of at least 3.0;
• minimum 2 years work experience in the field of mathematics or has been
formally appointed by the rector as a lecturer in the institution as a CTAB;
• being ready to join and finish all classes during the period of scholarship;
• has TOEFL score (ITP TOEFL is preferable) at least 475;
• being in healthy condition;
• not in the process of studying abroad in the period of the last 2 years;
• on the 1st of December 2010, the candidate’s age is no more than 40 years old for men, and 45 years old for women.

Deadline: The last date for registration: 31th of December 2009.

Download the Form at the website : www,pmri.or.id and http://www.p4mri.net.

All of the completed documents should be sent to:
Prof. R.K. Sembiring, IP-PMRI, Gedung Basic Sciences Center A ITB, Jln. Ganesha 10 Bandung 40132. or by e-mail (zulkardi@unsri.ac.id or metricas@bdg.centrin.net.id)

The announcement will be posted on the website http://www.pmri.or.id and all participants who are qualified will be directly contacted. The commencement of classes will be in May 2010 which is initiated by an intensive course of English. In case the candidates cannot fulfill all of the specified requirements to go to the Netherlands, they may continue their regular S2 studies at Unesa or Unsri.

Contact Person (sms): Zulkard Unsri(+628127106777), Agung Lukito Unesa (+628165428611) and Martha IP-PMRI (+628164202261)

About Zetra

Zetra Hainul Putra (1985) grew up in the small city in Pariaman-West Sumatera, Indonesia. He studied in Public Elementary School 01 Kabun Cimpago (1991 – 1997), Public Junior High School 05 Pariaman (1997 – 2000), and Public Senior High School 02 Pariaman (2000 – 2003). Then, he enrolled in a program of Mathematics at mathematics Department, Mathematics and Science Faculty at Riau University. He graduated in 2007 and became a Mathematician. After that, he worked in Moslem Junior High School As-Shofa Pekanbaru and also an assistant lecturer in Rab University Riau, Indonesia. He taught Number theory, Statistics, Linear Algebra and Mathematic logic until 2009. Finally, He received a scholarship to continued his study, Master degree on Mathematics Education, at Sriwijaya University collaboration with Utrecht University unti 2011 about Realistic Mathematics. Since 2013, he worked at University of Riau.

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