Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2017)

Implementation Of Character Education In Elementary School Students

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Jenny Lilawati
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Jenny Lilawati
Available Online October 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/aisteel-17.2017.102How to use a DOI?
Keywords
character education; elementary school
Abstract
Many of the issues evolving in education regarding student behavior tends to be negative. To overcome these negative behaviors that need to be developed character early on. This study aims to determine the implementation of character education in elementary school, the role of principals and teachers in fostering the student's character, and factors that affect the implementation of character education in schools. This study used descriptive qualitative research. Subject of the study consisted of principals, teachers, and students of Hamas Integrated Islamic Elementary School. Object of the study is implementation of character education in the classroom and in the school environment. Research data were collected through observation, interviews and document analysis. The research data were analyzed using data reduction, data presentation and conclusion. The results showed that the implementation of character education is executed in learning and teaching, exemplary by teacher, habituation, and extracurricular. The role of the principal is to make policy in developing the character of students, and teachers lead students to the values of good character. Factors that affect the implementation of character education are supporting factors and inhibiting factors. Supporting factors are school policies and parental support. Inhibiting factor are the lack of infrastructure, lack of conducive learning environment, and extracurricular not going well.
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