Character education development efforts for learners at SMKS christian 2 in Tomohon city
Bons Steven Manengkei, Harold Refly Lumampow, Jeffry Sonny Junus Lengkong, Victory Nicodemus Joufree Rotty, Ignatius Javier Guturier Tuerah
This study aims to describe, analyze and reveal matters relating to: 1. Character Education Development Efforts for students at SMKS Christian 2 in Tomohon City. 2. There is a need for the development of character education for students at SMKS Christian 2 in Tomohon City; 3. The ultimate goal of developing character education for students at SMKS Christian 2 in Tomohon City.4. Factors that hinder efforts to develop character education for students at SMKS Christian 2 in Tomohon City. 5. Factors that support efforts to develop character education for students at SMKS Christian 2 in Tomohon City. 6. Efforts to find solutions to the problems encountered. The research used was qualitative with a practical analytical descriptive method. Sources of data come from the results of observations and interviews. Primary data collected by the researcher himself directly from the object. Other data obtained from documents and literature. Based on the results of research and discussion, the following conclusions are needed: 1. The development of character education at SMKS Christian 2 in Tomohon City has been going well internally. In forming the character of the students, it is the responsibility of the school unit leader (Principal). 2. Efforts to develop character education in the school environment are supported by the cultural and moral capital of all parties. 3. The purpose of Character Education Development is a reinforcement that is so relevant to provide solutions to the nation's moral crisis, moral decline, ranging from drug cases, corruption, legal injustice, promiscuity among teenagers, students and even college students, Also with rampant violence, riots, anarchic acts and in the shift towards uncertainty of identity and national character. 4. Factors that hinder the development of character education in schools include: 1. The child himself; 2. Attitude of educators (teachers); 3 Environment. 4. Purpose. 5. Factors supporting efforts to develop character education are: 1. Heredity/heredity, 2 personality, 3 family. 4. Teachers/educators. 5. Efforts to develop character education that are beneficial for children are very important to be instilled from an early age. Therefore, character education will shape the behavior of students in accordance with the curriculum, textbooks, extracurriculars and school culture. National education goals require careful planning for character development in the learning process. Based on personal research for students is the main capital that is adapted to local wisdom. Therefore, the foundation stone in the world of education must start from character education. Character is a personal trait or character that must be placed so that the children of the Indonesian nation will have a personality and noble character, are moral and ethical and have dignity. Education and teaching for students is strived to be developed for individuals who adhere to the noble values of Pancasila and the 1945 Constitution with Bhineka Tunggal Ika (Unity in Diversity).
Bons Steven Manengkei, Harold Refly Lumampow, Jeffry Sonny Junus Lengkong, Victory Nicodemus Joufree Rotty, Ignatius Javier Guturier Tuerah. Character education development efforts for learners at SMKS christian 2 in Tomohon city. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2021, Pages 26-32