Implementation of Character Education in Different Background Elementary Schools
Aims of the study were to identity: character education implementation in different background elementary schools, problems of character education implementation, and the power of three mainelements which support character education. A qualitative method was employed, and the interview technique was used to collect data. Participants consisted of twelve teachers of civics/ pendidikan kewarganegaraan (PKn) and Islamic education/Pendidikan Agama Islam (PAI). The results indicated that: 1) most respondents confessed that they understand character education aims, but they don’t know how to apply it; 2) the implementation of character education is still sporadic, and 3) the character education implementation was still focused on students, however the school and teacher have not provided support to implement the character education programs.