Transforming the Mindset of Suwaduk Village Adolescents as Preparation for the Golden Generation 2045

  • Eko Purnomo Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
  • Laily Rahmatika Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
  • Anjas Rusdiyanto Soleh Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
  • Agus Budi Wahyudi Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
Keywords: Transforming mindset, adolescents, higher education, golden generation


Mindset is quite decisive for adolescents in continuing their education to HE (Higher Education). The research aims to (1) describe the mindset of Suwaduk village adolescents, (2) reveal the factors that influenced the mindset of Suwaduk village adolescents, and (3) describe the transformation of the mindset of Suwaduk village adolescents as preparing the Golden Generation 2045. The research is qualitative (case) with a descriptive method. Data sources are Suwaduk village adolescents. Additional data are the mindset of Suwaduk adolescents. Data collection techniques used are taking notes, questionnaires, and interviews techniques. Data analysis uses content analysis techniques. Researchers conducted an in-depth analysis of the mindset data owned by Suwaduk village adolescents. The interpretation of data is done using comparative techniques. The results showed that the mindset of Suwaduk village adolescents is there is no willingness to continue education to HE, lack of knowledge about universities, and HE is considered important. Some of the factors found in Suwaduk village adolescents are environmental, family, school, and economic factors. From mapping the mindset and factors that influence the mindset of adolescents can be transformed to change the mindset of Suwaduk village adolescents: (1) scholarship program given to adolescents who have intentions and smart in academics, and (2) foster care programs that are a combination of several groups of entrepreneurs from the region that can provide education for adolescents who are less able to pursue education in HE. This mindset is expected to contribute especially though to the regional government to pay more attention to adolescents in the world of education in HE.