Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(1), pp. 304 - 312
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080137
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The Implementation of Character Education in Indonesia High School Curriculum Program


Sulastri Rini Rindrayani *
Study Program of Economic Education, Sekolah Tinggi Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan (STKIP) PGRI Tulungagung, Indonesia

ABSTRACT

This study is a qualitative study that aims to determine the implementation of character education in economics in high school majoring in social studies based on the 2013 curriculum. The location chosen as a place is a high school in Tulungagung Regency, Indonesia using the 2013 curriculum. The key informants of this study are the Economics teachers and students majoring in social science. Data were collected using in-depth interviews, observation, and documentation. Data analysis with stages: data collection, data reduction, data display, and conclusion drawing/verification. The results of data analysis prove that Syllabus, lesson plans, and material made by teachers have contained character education planning as a result of MGMP economic subject convention. The implementation of character education in high schools is carried out through intracurricular and extracurricular activities. Cultivation of character education in economics subjects reflects the 18 national character and values of Pancasila. Besides, the entrepreneurial attitude is also embedded. Evaluation of character planting has been carried out by economics teacher through written, oral, structured, and unstructured assignments. Constraints on the implementation of character education are found in students, especially in less bright students. We recommended that the results of this study provide benefits for the practitioner and educator to improve students' character in the high school curriculum program.

KEYWORDS
Character Education, Economic Subjects, Curriculum 2013

Cite this paper
Sulastri Rini Rindrayani . "The Implementation of Character Education in Indonesia High School Curriculum Program." Universal Journal of Educational Research 8.1 (2020) 304 - 312. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080137.