Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Social Science and Humanities (ANCOSH 2020)

Child Character Building Through the Takaplager Village Children Forum

Authors
Ludovikus Bomans Wadu, Robeka Novita Dua Kasing, Andri Fransiskus Gultom, Klemens Mere
Corresponding Author
Ludovikus Bomans Wadu
Available Online 14 April 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210413.008How to use a DOI?
Keywords
character, mental revolution, civic education, habituation
Abstract
This study aims to determine the process of character value formation through non-formal education with the Takaplager Village Children Forum in Sikka Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. This research uses a qualitative approach with a case study approach. Data were collected using: triangulation techniques, observation, interviews, and documentation. The research subjects were micro and macro levels. At a micro, one or two individuals have an idea about the daily situation of children in Takaplager. Researchers, at the macro level, directly with the community in this case Wahana Visi Indonesia (WVI) and community members in Takaplager village. The results of this study indicate that: firstly, village children forums can shape children’s character through two pedagogical processes that are experience and training. Experience through the formation of religious, creative, and independent values. The formation of character values through a training process of activities of reading, making friends with direct communication, caring socially, hard work and loving the country. Secondly, character values form habituation that shows a real effort to practice the values in life. The conclusion of this research were building children’s character need support and cooperation from family, school, and community.
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AU  - Ludovikus Bomans Wadu
AU  - Robeka Novita Dua Kasing
AU  - Andri Fransiskus Gultom
AU  - Klemens Mere
PY  - 2021
DA  - 2021/04/14
TI  - Child Character Building Through the Takaplager Village Children Forum
BT  - Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Social Science and Humanities (ANCOSH 2020)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 31
EP  - 35
SN  - 2352-5398
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DO  - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210413.008
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