The Process of Students’ Character Building through Teachers’ Spiritual Leadership

Sari, Ifit Novita (2015) The Process of Students’ Character Building through Teachers’ Spiritual Leadership. In: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (ICERI 2015) Third Annual Conference, 6-7 MEI 2015, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI YOGYAKARTA.


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The purpose of this study is to describe the process of learners’ characters building through teachers’ spiritual leadership. This research was conducted in the State Primary School of Kauman 1 Malang. In relation to the purpose of this study the writer focus on the building of the students’ character since childhood. It is in line with the team of Directorate Primary Education, 2012 stated that the national education character has a strategic role performed by the government through the schools, communities, and families in order to build character and noble civilization dignified nation based on the framework of national life comprehensive of Pancasila and UUD 1945. The writer believe that the appropriate time to teach the children moral and religion values is in the Elementary school periods. It is very important to make people not only smart but also have a good character, in order to make them have a strong foundation to face all the problems in their life. The process of character building is done by the teacher through the spiritual leadership. This study is a phenomenological qualitative approach with case study aimed to investigate and describe the detail process of students’ character building through the teachers’ spiritual leadership. Moreover, in order to find out the accurate data, the writer conducted observation, documentation, and interview with the elementary school teachers. The results of this study show that the schools implemented various policies which became the culture in the school; it starts during the school program till the students’ daily activities that should be done by all the students regularly. All activities are led by teachers as the instructional leaders with their own spiritual background. In addition, supports from the students’ parents were used as one of the key success in the process of building the students’ character. Keywords: students’ character building, spiritual leadership, teacher

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Program Pascasarjana > Pendidikan IPS
Depositing User: IFIT NOVITA SARI
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2016 12:37
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2017 03:04

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