The Effect of Strengthening Character Education on Tolerance Increasing and Development of Pancasila Students in Border Area: Case of West Kalimantan Province

Authors

  • Amrazi Zakso Tanjungpura University, Jl. Prof. Dr. H. Hadari Nawawi, Pontianak, West Kalimantan 78124, Indonesia
  • Iskandar Agung Center for Research Policy, Jl. Jend. Sudirman, Senayan, Gd. E, Lt. 19, Jakarta 12041, Indonesia
  • Arie Budi Susanto Center for Research Policy, Jl. Jend. Sudirman, Senayan, Gd. E, Lt. 19, Jakarta 12041, Indonesia
  • M. Calvin Capnary Bina Nusantara University, Jl. Kebon Jeruk Raya No. 27, Kebon Jeruk, Jakarta Barat 11530, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/ajis-2021-0136

Keywords:

leadership, extracurricular, character, tolerance, border area

Abstract

This paper aims to explain the relationship between the variables of Principal Leadership (PL), Extracurricular in Schools (ES), Parents’ Participation (PP), Community Leaders (CL), and Border Area Development (BAD) on Strengthening Character Education (SCE). and Strengthening Character Education (SCE) on Improving Tolerance (IT) and Pancasila Student Profiles (PSP). This paper is a case study in the state border area in West Kalimantan Province which is carried out in 6 (six) Senior High Schools. The main data collection was carried out by distributing questionnaires with a sample size of 180 grade 11 students at the school who were obtained randomly (random sampling). Analysis using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) with the help of the LISREL 8.70 program. The results showed PL, ES, PP, CL, and BAD on SCE, while SCE had a positive effect on IT and PSP. On the other hand, efforts to strengthening character education need to pay attention to the strength of indicators that contribute to each of these influence variables, including: the vision of the principal's character education, the availability of teaching staff / experts to support character education, provision of educational facilities character, socialization to increase awareness and tolerant behavior by involving non-formal leaders, attention to development that leads to increased understanding of differences in beliefs and ethnicities, and indicators of the availability of character education teachers in competent schools. Emphasis on these indicators will increase student tolerance and foster the profile of Pancasila students.

 

Received: 9 April 2021 / Accepted: 19 August 2021 / Published: 5 September 2021

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Published

2021-09-05

How to Cite

Zakso, A. ., Agung, I. ., Susanto, A. B. ., & Capnary, M. C. . (2021). The Effect of Strengthening Character Education on Tolerance Increasing and Development of Pancasila Students in Border Area: Case of West Kalimantan Province. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 10(5), 232. https://doi.org/10.36941/ajis-2021-0136

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