Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences Education - "Multicultural Transformation in Education, Social Sciences and Wetland Environment" (ICSSE 2017)

The Students' Perception about Multicultural Education at the Indonesian School in Singapore

Authors
Dadang Sundawa, Shilmy Purnama
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Dadang Sundawa
Available Online November 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsse-17.2018.16How to use a DOI?
Keywords
multicultural, education, Indonesian School
Abstract

Indonesia is one of the big countries and consists of thousand islands. These diversities make Indonesia become one of the biggest multiculturalism countries in the world. Multiculturalism is the state of society which consists of the diversity values of religion, tribes, race, ethnic, language, and social status. However, in the application, the diversity and the plurality will cause problems, among others. Therefore, it is important to make the education that gives multicultural insight to the students in families, schools, and society environment to create the characterized, civilized, and respect the multiculturalism citizens. This study discussed the students' perception about multicultural education at the Indonesian School in Singapore. The result showed that the students' perception about multicultural education has different generated categories between junior and senior high school levels. Based on the result of T test conducted on multicultural education indicator, it can be seen that t count (-21.8) < t table (2.00); hence, students of Indonesian School of Singapore have positive perception about multicultural education. Thus, multicultural education is expected to be taught to young generation to maintain harmony relationships among fellow members of the community in diversity.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences Education - "Multicultural Transformation in Education, Social Sciences and Wetland Environment" (ICSSE 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-451-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icsse-17.2018.16How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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