ROLE OF INDONESIAN TEACHERS’ COMPETENCIES IN DEVELOPING CHILD FRIENDLY SCHOOL
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This paper is a theoretical discussion about role of teachers’ competencies in developing Child Friendly School (CFS). Teachers is a key factor that influence to education quality of school. Teachers who have four required competencies (pedagogic, professional, social, and personality), it would create the qualified level of education system in school as well. Qualified school itself is a goal of CFS model of the UNICEF. Through their pedagogical competence, teachers are able to recognize students’ potencies, condition, rights and needs, therefore they are able to design effective and appropriate learning as well. The ability of teachers to master science and technology is covered in the professional competence, so as to provide meaningful learning experiences for students. Teacher's ability to communicate and interact well with students, parents, and stakeholders depicted in the social competence of teachers, therefore teachers could address the social issues as well. In addition, the role of the teacher as a good example for the students and creating the motivated atmosphere of learning are in the competence of the teacher's personality. Those four of Indonesian teachers’ competencies have to meet with CFS aspects.