Inhibiting Factor of Primary School Teacher Competence in Indonesia: Pedagogic and Professionalism

  •  Deny Setiawan    
  •  Joni Sitorus    
  •  M. Natsir    


The study aims to describe inhibiting factors of pedagogic and professional competencies from primary school teacher, as well as its problems. Primary data obtained through interviews on focus group discussion, and secondary data obtained through document. Research informants are teachers, principals, head of Education Department, head of District Staffing Agency, and head of District Planning and Development Agency. Data were analyzed descriptively. Result shows that there were four inhibiting factors of teacher competence, such as: inadequate school infrastructure; teacher educational qualification was low; implementation of teacher training was ineffective; and lack of government attention in reward for outstanding teachers.

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