Teacher’s Perceptions of Curriculum Changes in Indonesia
Teachers and principals’ perception toward the change of curriculum makes various controversies in the implementation of teaching and learning in schools. The objective of this research is to find out how far the reaction of teachers and principals to respond the change of KTSP Curriculum into 2013 Curriculum (KURTILAS). 20 teachers and principals (10 teachers and 10 principals) become the respondents. The method of this research is conducted on qualitative approach because the instrument in the research is the researches themselves. The technique in collecting the data is conducted through emails’ questionnaire in two rounds. In this research, the data collection is conducted on two rounds. After the first round, the instrument given to the respondents and researchers looked into the answers from the respondents, and then researchers gave additional questions to them on the second round in order to deepen and clarified the questions from the first round. The subjects of the research are teachers and principals who already implemented 2013 Curriculum in their schools. The technique in analyzing the data is conducted on descriptive qualitative approaches by collecting, reducing and presenting the data, and makes the conclusion. The outcomes of this research shown that teachers and principals need socialization and training, start from organizing the administration of learning, learning models, and scoring model especially about giving score in attitude on 2013 Curriculum.