Title: Performance of shadow teachers in inclusive schools in Indonesia viewed from working understanding, appreciation of work and career guidance

Authors: Munawir Yusuf; Erma Kumala Sari; Mahardika Supratiwi; Arsy Anggrellanggi

Addresses: Department of Special Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Jl. Ir Sutami 36 A, Surakarta 57126, Indonesia ' Department of Special Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Jl. Ir Sutami 36 A, Surakarta 57126, Indonesia ' Department of Special Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Jl. Ir Sutami 36 A, Surakarta 57126, Indonesia ' Department of Special Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Jl. Ir Sutami 36 A, Surakarta 57126, Indonesia

Abstract: The present research aims to ascertain the relationship between working understanding, appreciation of work and career guidance and the performance of shadow teachers (Guru Pembimbing Khusus - GPK) in inclusive schools in Indonesia. Data were collected randomly from 168 shadow teachers of inclusive schools in Indonesia. The instrument used was a four-point Likert scale. The content was validated and the reliability was examined using Cronbach's alpha. Data were collected through an online questionnaire. A multiple regression analysis was run to detect the relationship between independent and dependent factors. The research results show a significant positive relationship between performance of shadow teachers and working understanding, appreciation of work and career guidance in inclusive schools in Indonesia (R = 0.491; R2 = 0.481), with effective contribution of 48.1%. Therefore, working understanding, appreciation of work and career guidance simultaneously contributes to performance of shadow teachers in inclusive schools in Indonesia.

Keywords: shadow teachers; inclusive education; performance; working understanding; appreciation of work; career guidance; Indonesia.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEED.2018.096039

International Journal of Education Economics and Development, 2018 Vol.9 No.4, pp.411 - 419

Available online: 06 Nov 2018 *

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