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Posted by: | Posted on: March 9, 2019

Controversy Over Sex Education in Schools

Education about sex in school children is crucial. However, the delivery techniques for school children and the material that will be said need to be ignored carefully.

A recent study published in the British Medical Journal found that. In at least 10 different countries, schoolchildren don’t like the techniques they are taught about sex in school.

In the study, all scientists analyzed 55 young people ranging in age from 12 to 18 years. They are included as students who have received education about sex in their schools in some countries, including the United States, Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Iran, Brazil, and Sweden

The research was carried out during the period between 1990 and 2015. The result was that each student in those countries turned out to have the same view about sex education in their school, that is, all of them viewed it as not exciting and not entirely empirical which made them feel comfortable.

The researchers then identified the two biggest problems in sex education. First, the school did not make subject sex education or specialized training eyes like English or mathematics.

Like those two important training subjects, sex education requires the teaching skills of a teacher with a high level of understanding about the topic.

“They do not take into account that sex is a potentially embarrassing topic and creates anxious students,” said Pandora Pound, a researcher in the public health research methodology at the University of Bristol in England for Time, Monday (03/10/2016).

“The results make the whole splashy feel awkward,” he continued.

The second problem is that schools seem to deny or do not recognize that their students are sexually active. This creates information irrelevant because it includes superficiality.

There are some tips students need, such as telling students about community health services, for example, what should be done if they are pregnant or the pros and cons of the many types of birth control.

Students also expect the teacher not to be too vulgar to make them embarrassed to hear it or too scientific to not understand it.

But among the ugliest parts of sex education for students is that their teachers too often say them.

So the need for training for teachers providing sex education materials and the right limits for each age in understanding sex education until the goal is achieved is to minimize and even ward off children under the age of ‘husband and wife’ relationships that they have not yet understood and emulated from people irresponsible adults.

Posted by: | Posted on: December 4, 2018

The Important Role of Schools in Establishing Children’s Personality

Child behavior is a symptom of successful socialization that is not little done by the factors that shape the child’s identity.

After you know that the first thing that is very influential in the socialization of the shape of the child’s character is the family, in this article, you will discuss the second vital thing in the socialization of children to make a child who has the identity desired by family, environment, and society.

Schools are educational institutions and institutions that play an essential role in the dissemination of. The school becomes the learning environment of values and norms that are carried out after the family, where children spend almost half of the day in school.

The crucial role of teachers as a substitute for parents as the most reliable socialization media here. All formats for receiving socialization are carried out by all school components classified as teachers as the primary media. So the determinant of the success of the school in forming a proper identity towards the school through several factors and components that must take place synergistically and functionally.

Here are some indicators of a school in assessing the success of socialization in determining the identity of a child. The factor of a competent teacher is the first part that a school must have. The teacher becomes a communication media for socialization in schools, where a child will receive information directly from the teacher, the values and norms will be directly intact.

Personal abilities and the ability of teachers to be urgent for children, not many children who idolize a teacher because of the child’s admiration of the individual teacher, the child makes a role model for his personality.

Besides that the teacher must also have a charismatic side to the child so that the child will feel respect for the teacher as well as the values and norms taught for the child, lately there are not a few child problems that oppose the teacher at school to challenge to fight, see the problem is not few factors that influence these problems one of which is the individual strength of a teacher himself. The teacher’s skills are considered urgent in compiling and directing the child’s identity.

Furthermore, the format and quality of the school institution itself, a good system, the availability of adequate facilities, the quality of excellent teachers and the functioning of all elements in the school institution are essential determinants of identity which affect the child.

All of this will correlate with the stigma and prestige of the school itself. Schools with excellent quality will make students who are weighty quality seen from many indicators. Schools that have good stigma and prestige will want to implement better conditions, to the extent that discipline will be applied in its entirety.

A good school will be a positive stereotype for children who study in the school to the point that the community’s view is right. Most parents will assume to send their children to the school that is guaranteed from all aspects because they think that the quality of a right school will educate their children better. Here we see that the quality of the school is seen in terms of quality is indeed quite influential.

Another factor is the functioning of all institutional elements in schools, schools that have a more residential organizational structure because of being able to organize all their students in shaping that identity.

We know that several schools in Indonesia have a system of andragogy and pedagogy that in general, you meet, for now, andragogy is considered very relevant because children are released to look for all their potential with school support.

The institutional elements of the school here are all the benefits of the organization in the school starting from the structural teachers, intra and extracurricular organizations, school discipline movements, counseling guidance to students and still not a few more.

In the personality development of extracurricular work, the value is quite crucial in shaping the identity of the child. Also, disciplinary and counseling institutions must also be professionally useful to assess the emotional side of a child, and the child will receive information that is difficult to withstand many aspects, school counseling guidance is desired to be able to help a child so that negative information can be accepted. And once again all of these institutions are affiliated in a structure at school.

The last is the implementation of local wisdom culture and habits that must be carried out at school. Primary schools are the door to realize this system so that they can apply it to the level of lectures.

We know that a class is a miniature of society where many types of culture, values, and norms that are socialized by parents gather in one school container. The role of the school becomes very urgent in realizing customary culture as local wisdom here.
Children are taught to be able to accept differences, mutual respect, tolerance, tolerance and synergy with fellow students. Then the role of schools is urgent to function all institutional elements in schools, especially teachers.

As a parent, you should listen to a school starting from a quality, the school’s culture to the quality and accreditation of teachers at school because parents will entrust their children to an institution forming their children’s identity in addition to their family.