The Development of Character Education in Primary Schools through the Enhancement of School Culture
- 10.2991/icse-15.2016.17How to use a DOI?
- school culture, relation, character education, community
The purpose of this study is to determine whether school culture develops character education in elementary school. This is a quantitative investigation and the instrument named “School Culture” was used for this study. The variables of the school culture are school’s vision and mission, school’s tradition, principal's role, professional collaboration, relation in school, collegiality, students' involvement, and parents' and society's cooperation. The inventories were applied to 22 elementary schools of Yayasan Salib Suci in West Java, Indonesia. The statistical findings indicated that school culture has influence to develop the character education. The most significant influence is the relation among the members of the school community. The key to the success of the improvement of the quality of the school is how each member of the school interacts with each other. A positive pattern of relationship and communication will have a significant role in developing the school, students' character education, and increasing students' achievement.
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TY - CONF AU - Fransiskus Samong AU - A. Suryadi AU - Dasim Budimansyah PY - 2016/04 DA - 2016/04 TI - The Development of Character Education in Primary Schools through the Enhancement of School Culture BT - Proceedings of the 1st UPI International Conference on Sociology Education (UPI ICSE 2015) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 77 EP - 79 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icse-15.2016.17 DO - 10.2991/icse-15.2016.17 ID - Samong2016/04 ER -