The Role of the Early Childhood Education in Building the Nation's Morality in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0

Warsono Warsono
2019 Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies (formerly ICCSSIS), ICCSIS 2019, 24-25 October 2019, Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia   unpublished
This research is intended to explore the character taught at the preschool in Surabaya. This is based on the assumption that character education in early childhood is the basis for the nation's moral development. This study was qualitative with using an explorative approach. Data collection was done through in-depth interview techniques and field observations. Even though the character education curriculum for all preschool in Surabaya refers to the 2013 curriculum, the implementation is
more » ... mentation is different since the vision and mission of each institution different, as well. Among the characters that are important to instill in the kindergarten are honesty, tolerance, independence, responsibility, discipline, creativity, courtesy, and social concern. These characters can be empirically exemplified and accustomed to in everyday life. The method of character education for children is habituation and example. Children often face a dilemma when there are differences in the characters in the family at school. Therefore, teachers and parents must be aware that they become models for children.
doi:10.4108/eai.24-10-2019.2290564 fatcat:7kofz2s7ivenxlkw6hyt6hqwxu