Implementation of Character Education at Elementary School Level in Sulawesi, Indonesia
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- character education, elementary school, Sulawesi-Indonesia
This study aimed to describe the implementation of character education conducted at elementary school in Sulawesi, Indonesia. This study used descriptive qualitative research approach with the use of interview and questionnaire to collect the data. There were headmasters, teachers, and students from eight regions of Sulawesi to participate in the study as the research participants. Four character values were used to be the focus of the present study namely honesty, intelligence, care, and tenacity. Seven stages of character education strategy were used including giving assignment, habituating, training, teaching, guiding, modelling, and conditioning. Results showed that seven out of eight schools had implemented character education along with the seven required strategies, so that the students had been accustomed with the four character values that became the focus of the study. Another result depicted that one school in Central Sulawesi had not been successful in implementing three stages of character education strategy namely habituating, training, and conditioning. Some obstacles found as threats to the successful implementation of character education encompassed students’ lacks of confidence in accomplishing individual assignments and of motivation in participating school’s agenda in connection with character education.
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TY - CONF AU - Yuni Sri Rahayu AU - Sarmini AU - Martadi PY - 2020 DA - 2020/05/20 TI - Implementation of Character Education at Elementary School Level in Sulawesi, Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the Tarumanagara International Conference on the Applications of Social Sciences and Humanities (TICASH 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 447 EP - 457 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200515.077 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200515.077 ID - Rahayu2020 ER -