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A comprehensive approach in developing akhlaq: a case study on the implementation of character education at Pondok Pesantren Darunnajah

., Duna Izfanna and Ismail, Nik Ahmad Hisham (2012) A comprehensive approach in developing akhlaq: a case study on the implementation of character education at Pondok Pesantren Darunnajah. Multicultural Education and Technology Journal, 6 (2). pp. 77-86. ISSN 1750-497X

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Abstract

Purpose- The purpose of this paper is to describe how a unique Islamic education system, named Pondok Pesantren, implemented and contributed substantially to the character education of its student. Design/methodology approach- In total, 12 teachers and 24 students of Pondok Pesantren Darunnajah, Indonesia were interviewed, participated in focus group discussion, and were observed. Findings- Findings suggest that Pondok Pesantren Darunnajah adopts the comprehensive approach of character education which is laid on Islamic values as its ultimate philosophy. The majority of teachers and students reported that the POndok Pesantren Darunnajah educates and develops students' character by infusing knowledge, providing supportive conditions on environment, then giving chances to practice and form. Originality/value- The paper proposes a model character education at Pondok Pesantren, as well as other Islamic education systems which have similar characteristics on the implementation of character education. Recommendations for future researches and practice also presented.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1001/26353
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indonesia, educational psychology, schools,Islam, character education, Pondok Pesantren, Islamic boarding school
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: PROFESSOR DR. NIK AHMAD HISHAM ISMAIL
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2012 08:59
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2013 10:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/26353

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