This present research aims to: 1) analyze the implementation of the school culture-based of student character education, and 2) describe the roles of the school culture and students’ legal guardian in reinforcing student characters. It employed a qualitative approach with a case study technique. The research was located in State Junior High School 21 Malang Indonesia. Subjects of the research were character education developers, teachers, and students. The data collection techniques were observations, documents, and interviews. There were 21 respondents including students, teachers, and school’s professional staff. The obtained data was analyzed through the analysis technique developed by Miles and Huberman. Results showed that the implementation of character education involved all elements of education. The program planning was described in the learning module, and the character education implementation is guided through stages as described in the module and stipulated by the Regional Education Department of Malang. School culture played crucial roles in reinforcing character education through the facility and infrastructures required in the programs, curricular, and co-curricular activities. Meanwhile, students’ legal guardian showed support towards the implementation of student character at home. These elements convey character education reinforcement, the evaluation of the program success, and the maintenance of the harmony with the students’ legal guardians in building students characters.
The Reinforcement of the School Culture-based Character Education
In’am A., Tinus A., Tri Wulandari R. (2021) "The Reinforcement of the School Culture-based Character Education " Italian Journal of Sociology of Education, 13(2), 195-218. DOI: 10.14658/PUPJ-IJSE-2021-2-9
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Italian Journal of Sociology of Education
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