Afternoon Tea, Visited A Chief Coordinator of English Education Program’s Life
Lecturer is one of the essential components in the system of higher education in Indonesia. Roles, duties and responsibilities of faculty is very important in realizing the goal of national education, educating the nation, and improving the quality of human resources in Indonesia. In addition, a woman lecturer has double duties in a campus and home. To take care of student and family.
At friday afternoon, we interviewed Mrs Tuti Purwati as a chief coordinator of English education program in Humanities Faculty, Jenderal Soedirman, Purwokerto. Actually English Education Program is new major in Humanities Faculty. She is also my Business English’s lecture in class. She told us it’s the challenge for lecturers to get the major in a high accreditation. They are preparing for the accreditation. “We hope this major can get B accreditation, even it’s still new, like Indonesia Education Program”. Initially, the duty of Chief Coordinator is academics, lecture schedule, textbook, in management level more. Because of it’s new major in this faculty, they have got problem about room. We have to borrow mandarin program’s room for making some duties. But, we will make them absolutely ready to face in direct field, teacher’s world with good attitude.
In addition to being a chief coordinator of english education program, and a lecturer, she is also a housewife. She takes care of her husband and children. At the first we interviewed her, we knew that she is religious person. Why? Because she puts more religion more to her children. She also take some discussion with her husband how to take them care. For example, she teaches her children to pray five times a day. Then she should practice it before and show them. Then they followed her. She told us to make them do what we want, we have to practice it before to make they understand. There was incredible happened. When her little daughter was five years old, she successfully completed fasting a month. Then she gave something as a reward. For example her daughter wants a bag in the store, so she bought it as a reward.