A Study of Teacher Quality Improvement in Rokan Hilir Regency, Riau Province

  • Yoserizal, Mita Rosaliza, Rina Susanti


To describe the condition of the teachers in Rokan Hilir Regency according to the type of education unit and the level of education in a more accurate and clear manner; to find out the expectations of the teachers and the obstacles they face in carrying out their professional duties; and the extent to which social status, system pressure, and limited facilities influence the aspirations of public school teachers in Rokan Hilir Regency to improve their professionalism. The population in this study were public primary school teachers who served in Rokan Hilir Regency, Riau, Indonesia. The primary data was collected by circulating questionnaires with closed questions and equipped with several open questions to obtain opinions that are free from the respondents. On the other hand, the secondary data was taken from the data available at the National Education Office of Rokan Hilir Regency as well as the Central Bureau of Statistic of Rokan Hilir Regency. Methods of data analysis used multiple regression analysis and Product Moment Pearson correlation analysis. The findings are the aspirations to increase professionalism are in between middle and low level, such aspirations indicate that there is a tendency for ritualism in the form of obedience to ‘institutional means’, several variables have been tested to determine the causes of low aspirations and the emergence of ritualism, and the three main variables of social status, system pressure, and limited facilities are tested and it turns out that individually and simultaneously, all of those three variables significantly affected the level of aspiration and among those three variables, the biggest or dominant influence comes from social status. No previous study explain the tendency of the emergence of ritualism symptoms of teachers in school by measuring their aspiration level to improve professionalism

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Yoserizal, Mita Rosaliza, Rina Susanti. (2020). A Study of Teacher Quality Improvement in Rokan Hilir Regency, Riau Province. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(05), 01 - 19. Retrieved from http://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJAST/article/view/8525