Influence of Sports, Physical Education and Health Teacher Professionalism in Developing Students’ Character

Bafirman Bafirman

Abstract


Character education through a variety of subjects including the Sports, Physical Education and Health in school has recently includes the introduction of norms or values, however the internalization of those norms are yet to be seen through actions in daily living. Professionalism of Sports, Physical Education and Health teachers is crucial for effective and efficient learning to occurs. Sports, Physical Education and Health teachers requires a series of professional courses to become teachers, who will produce smart, critical, innovative, democratic and dignified students with good character, and at the same time, be a role model for developing a high quality human resources. The research objective is to see the effect of Sports, Physical Education and Health teacher’s professionalism toward the development of students’ character. This research was designed using qualitative and quantitative approaches in the form of "cross-sectional" study. The population in this research were the certified Sports, Physical Education and Health teachers, the students and the principals of public junior high school in the city of Padang. The samples were determined by purposive sampling. Data was collected by questionnaire, observation and interview. The analysis results found that (1) Professionalism of Sports, Physical Education and Health teachers affects very significantly to the development of students’ character, and (2) Professionalism of Sports, Physical Education and Health teachers is significantly associated with the state of the students’ character.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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