THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RESULTS OF COMPETENCE-BASED ELEMENTARY LEVEL TIERED EDUCATION AND TRAINING BY EARLY EDUCATION TUTORS IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS OF YOUNG CHILDREN (A Case Study of PAUD Ihya As sunnah and PAUD Ghifari Tasikmalaya City)
By LULU YULIANI
The background to the research is the fact that many early childhood education tutors in Tasikmalaya City have not met the education qualification of bachelor’s degree, thereby causing varieties in the understanding of the concept and program management of early childhood education and development of the teaching and learning of young children.
The research adopted qualitative approach with grounded theory method. There were seven informants to this research, consisting of basic and key informants. Data were collected through data triangulation that combines various data collection techniques and existing data resources.
Based on data analysis and discussion, it is found that: 1) The Elementary Level Tiered Education and Training is quite good, as proven by the planning that is in accordance with the guidelines for education and training of 2015. There are no obstacles in the implementation of this education and training. After conducting the education and training, tutors practice what they have understood and are able to understand concepts of early childhood education, both in terms of the implementation of teaching and learning and other relevant aspects. Evaluation of the education and training is done by giving individual assignment. The participants of the education and training can practice the materials that they have learned by implementing the materials in the teaching and learning of young children; 2) For the implementation of the results of the education and training, the tutors design, plan, and implement the learning methods, learning resources, learning instruction, and learning time properly; 3) The teaching and learning strategies most frequently implemented by tutors based on the results of the education and training are the Centre and Selling methods at PAUD Ihya As Sunnah, and singing method at PAUD Ghifari; 4) In terms of the implementation of instructional evaluation based on the results of the education and training, the early childhood education tutors observe children’s development attentively, so that the results of their assessment will be highly objective.
In conclusion, the Elementary Level Tiered Education and Training has been conducted properly in terms of planning, implementation, and evaluation, and is in accordance with the Guidelines for Education and Training of 2015. In terms of the implementation of the results of Competence-Based Elementary Level Tiered Education and Training in classroom teaching and learning process, the early childhood education tutors have successfully developed goals and development aspects with positive results. This means that the Elementary Level Tiered Education and Training is able to improve the teaching and learning process of young children.
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