Teachers and Parents’ Perception toward English as a Local Content Subject at Elementary School in Banjarmasin
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Despite the policy of English as a local content subject in Indonesia’s elementary school, the process of teaching and learning English is still relevant. However, some aspects need to be considered in implementing the policy, for instance, teachers and parents’ perception. This research is intended to find out about teacher and parents’ perception toward the implementation of English as a local content subject in SDN Pemurus Dalam 3 Banjarmasin. This research used descriptive quantitative approach. The subjects consisted of 10 teachers and 108 parents. The data were collected by using 4-point Likert scale questionnaires that was distributed to teachers and student’s parents. In analyzing the data, the researcher used descriptive statistic by calculating mean, standard deviation, and categorized the total score. The result of the study indicated that all teachers’ perception toward English as a local content subject in SDN Pemurus Dalam 3 Banjarmasin belonged to high agreement category. For parents, there were 80 parents (74.1%) which belonged to high agreement category and 28 parents (25.9%) which belonged to moderate agreement category. As suggestions, teachers and parents’ positive perception should be complemented with their understanding of young learners’ characteristics and English for young learner’s principle. Moreover, the government should also consider teachers and parents’ perception in making future policy related to English for young learner.
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TY - CONF AU - Rina Listina AU - Irene Yudhistira PY - 2018/12 DA - 2018/12 TI - Teachers and Parents’ Perception toward English as a Local Content Subject at Elementary School in Banjarmasin BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Creativity, Innovation and Technology in Education (IC-CITE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 234 EP - 239 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iccite-18.2018.51 DO - 10.2991/iccite-18.2018.51 ID - Listina2018/12 ER -