THE CAPACITY OF ENGLISH SUBJECT TEACHERS’ WORKING GROUP (MGMP) IN SUPPORTING TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (A Case Study of English MGMP of Senior High Schools in Kota Pontianak)

Rodhi, (2014) THE CAPACITY OF ENGLISH SUBJECT TEACHERS’ WORKING GROUP (MGMP) IN SUPPORTING TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (A Case Study of English MGMP of Senior High Schools in Kota Pontianak). Masters thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Abstract

    Rodhi, S891208043. 2014. The Capacity of English Subject Teachers’ Working Group (MGMP) in Supporting Teacher Professional Development (A Case Study of English MGMP of Senior High Schools in Kota Pontianak). First Consultant: Dra. Dewi Rochsantiningsih, M.Ed., Ph.D.; Second Consultant: Dr. Sumardi, M.Hum. Thesis: English Education Department, Graduate School, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Sebelas Maret University Surakarta. This case study was designed to describe a) the organization structure of English MGMP of senior high schools; and b) how English MGMP of senior high schools utilized its capacity and functions in promoting teacher professional development (TPD) of the members. The study involved six teachers selected randomly as participants from the accessible schools. In order to have MGMP descriptively and well pictured, the study utilized interview, documentation, and observation for collecting data, producing a collection of interview transcripts, documents, fieldnotes, and research journal. Meanwhile, to guarantee the validity of those data, triangulation and member checking techniques were utilized. Three-step data anlysis model, a) familiarizing and organizing, b) coding and reducing, and c) interpreting and representing, were adopted to present reasonable conclusions. In one side the findings summarize that in general all the repondents asserted the benefits of MGMP forums for classroom practices. In the other side, nevertheless, the findings conversely conclude that MGMP capacity and functions were not optimally made use for promoting TPD as a result of being unwell managed in terms of personnel, program schedules, and program coverage and also being insufficiently supported by local authority of education in terms of regular mentoring towards MGMP activities and management. Key words: Teacher professional development, subject teachers’ working group (MGMP), MGMP capacity

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
    Divisions: Pasca Sarjana > Magister > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris - S2
    Depositing User: Gunasih gunasih
    Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2015 13:42
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2015 13:42
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/21085

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