What is Character?
Dennis Coon in his book Introduction to Psychology: Exploration and Application defines character as a subjective assessment of the personality associated with the personality attributes that may or may not be accepted by society. Character is the absolute answer to creating a better life in the community.
Different Character and Personality (Nature)
Personality is a gift from God the Creator when we are born and every person who has no definite personality weaknesses and advantages in the aspects of social life and each person. Human personality in general there are four, namely: Choleric – Sanguine – Phlegmatic – Melancholy.
Well, the character where? When every man learns to overcome and fix bugs, and bring a new positive habits, this is called the character. For example, a Sanguine personality who loved to joke and does not seem serious, and aware and learn to be able to bring himself to take seriously in a situation that requires calmness and focus attention, that’s the character.
Why Children Need A Character Education?
Basically, the development of a child is to develop a true understanding of how the world works, learn the “rules of the game” all aspects that exist in this world. Children will grow into a character if it can grow in an environment characterized
There are 3 Ways to Educate Children Character:
- Change the Environment, doing character education by setting rules and consequences at school and at home.
- Provide knowledge, providing the knowledge how to do the behavior which is expected to appear in daily and applied.
- Attain emotion, human emotion is 88% in the control of human life. If you are able to touch their emotions and provide the right information, the information will be settled in his life.
Character of what needs to be grown and established in the child?
- The character of the love of God and all His creation
- Independence and Responsibility
- Honesty or Amanah, Diplomatic
- Courteous and respectful
- Generous, Likes to Help & Mutual Aid Help
- Confident and Smart Worker
- Leadership and Justice
- Good and Humility
- Character Tolerance, Peace and Unity.
We currently have 3 character education programs that are the focus of our curriculum, namely:
1. Teacher Training
Associated with character education programs in schools, how to run and implement character education in schools, as well as how to compile and execute programs, from idea to action.
This program equips and provides insight on the teacher on child psychology, how to educate children to understand the mechanisms of the mind of children and 3 key factors for creating successful children, as well as practical tips to understand and cope with children who “troubled” by his behavior.
2. Character Education Program Curriculum
We provide educational system and complete material (for 1 academic year) as well as details and application materials for the school and for the parents. This material has been tested for more than 5 years, in addition to the existing programs of assistance and specific training for teachers.
Special training of teachers is devoted to creating a successful character education in schools, in addition to giving material “advance” of the first teacher training program. Because here the teachers will study aspects of human psychology (not just children, but for himself) and instill the values ??of the good life in him, students and families. Teachers will have the “tools” to help create a better character kids.
3. Mental Coaching Program
The program is divided into two sessions of the program:
Workshop Session Therapy, which is designed for students aged 12 -18 years. This workshop aims to transform and guide the child’s mental age of a teenager. This workshop works as “instant change machine” means after the program students will turn instantly into a more positive child.
Special Seminar Session Student Parents, helps parents identify their children and treat children better, so that the child be more successful in life. In this seminar, parents will learn the basic knowledge that is great for studying various theories of child psychology and family. Understand the concept of dealing with children in the home and in schools, and more easily understood and to understand the mind of a child, spouse and others.