Master of Education in Chemistry, Graduate School, Universitas Negeri Yogakarta Achieved Accreditation A

"We already have a strong foundation to carry out master's level learning for chemistry education. At present the Department of Chemistry Education, both Bachelor of Chemistry and Bachelor of Educaion in Chemistry, have achieved a superior degree of accreditation. Therefore, this time we are fighting for recognition from the government of the Master of Education in Chemistry by applying for accreditation ".

Such was the remarks delivered by the Rector of Yogyakarta State University (UNY), Prof. Dr. Sutrisna Wibawa, M.A., when receiving the National Accreditation Board of Higher Education (BAN PT) Assessment Team, Prof. Dr. Ramlan Silaban, MS and Prof. Dr. Dyah Iswantini, M.Sc. in the Meeting Room of the Chairman of Graduate School UNY. Present at this event included WR I, Prof. Dr. Margana, M.A., Director of Graduate School UNY, Assist. I and II, Head of BAKK UNY, Kasubag TU,

Sutrisna explained that currently UNY especially Chemistry education has developed its networking through collaboration with educational institutions abroad such as Aichi University of Education Japan, University of Auckland New Zealand, and Burapha University Thailand. He hopes that this collaboration will further improve the quality of lecturers and students.

On the other occasion the two assessors were also pleased to meet students to find information related to lectures, the guidance process, and the completion of the final project.

After the inspection process is finished, the next thing that has been waiting for is the signing of the minutes of the visitation. The assessor repeatedly revised the results of the assessment conducted because it was still being complained of by the study program director and director. This process lasts until the evening. After the agreement was reached between the two parties from the assessors and Graduate School UNY finally the minutes could be signed and the visitation process was completed. In the end, the aster of Education in Chemistry won the A accreditation