Proceedings of the International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Parenting 2019 (ECEP 2019)

The Application of Character Values of Love, Discipline, and Honesty in Children Aged 4–6 Years

Authors
Kristianingsih, Adhimas Wahyu Agung Wijaya
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Kristianingsih
Available Online 10 August 2020.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200808.031How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Early childhood, character education, love, discipline, honesty, application character values, early childhood Indonesia
Abstract
This study aims to describe: (1) the application of love, discipline, and honesty values in children aged 4-6 years and (2) the supporting and inhibiting factors for the application of three-character values in children aged 4-6 years in Kanisius Kotabaru Kindergarten, Yogyakarta. This study is a qualitative research employing a phenomenological approach. Data collection was done through interviews, observation and documentation. The data were validated using triangulation between participation, documentation, observation, and interview. The results of the study are (1) How to apply the value of love, discipline, and honesty that is by habituating, exemplary, environmental conditioning, and increasing awareness of the behaviour and speech guiding that is done through (a) The application of the value of love is seen in each before and after the activity through pray. The application of love also can be found through children weekly devotion/ PIA (Pendampingan Iman Anak) activities every Saturday. Furthermore, the love value is applied through giving and returning greetings, helping others who seem distressed, listening to the teacher’s reprimand when children make mistakes, children are willing to give and apologize. Children also keeping in care school facilities, care for school pets, and care for school plants. (b) Application of the value of discipline that is when children comply with school rules, respect the rights of others, and be polite. (c) Application of honest values that is when the words of the child are in accordance with the actions of the child and are sporty when the child is playing games. (2) The supporting and inhibiting factors in implementing the character values are as follows:(a) good communication between teachers and parents, enabling environment (learning process is conducive), adequate facilities (chapel/praying room available, playing zone, fence available). (b) inhibiting factors are parenting style and inadequate number of teachers.
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Proceedings
International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Parenting 2019 (ECEP 2019)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
10 August 2020
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978-94-6239-040-9
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200808.031How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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