Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences, ICSS 2019, 5-6 November 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Communication of Character Education through Special Purwakarta 7 Days of Education (7 Poe Atikan) (Qualitative Descriptive Study on Character Education in Purwakarta Regency)

  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.5-11-2019.2292522,
        author={Susie  Perbawasari and Susanne  Dida and Aat Ruchiat Nugraha and Achwan Noorlistyo Adi},
        title={Communication of Character Education through Special Purwakarta 7 Days of Education (7 Poe Atikan) (Qualitative Descriptive Study on Character Education in Purwakarta Regency)},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences, ICSS 2019, 5-6 November 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICSS},
        year={2020},
        month={3},
        keywords={purwakarta regency character education educational communication special purwakarta education},
        doi={10.4108/eai.5-11-2019.2292522}
    }
    
  • Susie Perbawasari
    Susanne Dida
    Aat Ruchiat Nugraha
    Achwan Noorlistyo Adi
    Year: 2020
    Communication of Character Education through Special Purwakarta 7 Days of Education (7 Poe Atikan) (Qualitative Descriptive Study on Character Education in Purwakarta Regency)
    ICSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.5-11-2019.2292522
Susie Perbawasari1,*, Susanne Dida1, Aat Ruchiat Nugraha1, Achwan Noorlistyo Adi1
  • 1: Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia
*Contact email: susie.perbawasari@unpad.ac.id

Abstract

Today, character education becomes the spotlight in the world of education in Indonesia, as well as in Purwakarta Regency. Purwakarta Regency government which has built the character and identity of Sundanese cultural values also contributes to encourage and develop character education in Purwakarta Regency that is in line with the identity of Purwakarta Regency itself. The objectives of this study are to reveal how the Government of Purwakarta Regency establish character education that is oriented towards Special Purwakarta Sundanese cultural values and to reveal how it is implemented. This study uses a qualitative method by collecting data through interview, observation, and literature study. Key informants in this study are the Head of the Primary Education Division, Purwakarta Education Department and 3 well-performed teachers in Purwakarta Regency. The results of this study indicate that the Government of Purwakarta Regency created a program of Special Purwakata 7 Days of Education which is in line with the 2013 Curriculum. Seven Education Days has several important values in shaping the character of students in Purwakarta Regency. These values are communicated with a theme in each day, namely Monday, Ajeg Nusantara; Tuesday, Mapag di Buana; Wednesday, Maneuh di Sunda; Thursday, Nyanding Wawangi; Friday, Nyucikeun Diri; Saturday and Sunday, Betah di Imah.