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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(6), 858-868
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-6-40
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Strengthening Teacher’s Competence in Implementing 2013 Curriculum through Empowering the Management of Junior Secondary School (JSS) Subject Teacher Working Group (STWG)

Idris HM Noor1, and Agus Santosa2,

1Research Centre, Office of Educational Research and Development, Ministry of Education and Culture, Jakarta, Indonesia

2Faculty of Law, Politics, and Social Science, Open University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Pub. Date: June 13, 2018

Cite this paper:
Idris HM Noor and Agus Santosa. Strengthening Teacher’s Competence in Implementing 2013 Curriculum through Empowering the Management of Junior Secondary School (JSS) Subject Teacher Working Group (STWG). American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(6):858-868. doi: 10.12691/education-6-6-40


This study aims to investigate the JSS teachers’ knowledge and skill and to strengthen STWG to solve the teachers’problems in implementing 2013 curriculum. Using document analysis, focus group discussion and in-depth interviews, research found out that the quality of teachers is still below the average of the government achievement target. The study also revealed that JSS teachers find difficult to describe students’ learning achievement qualitatively. To strengthen teachers’ competence and skill, it is needed to empower JSS STWG roles to share and discuss the implementation of the 2013 curriculum at their class through better teaching and learning instruction.

curriculum human resource development teacher teaching and learning STWG

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