Teacher Leadership Insights and Teacher Concepts in The Implementation of Independent Learning Curriculum at Secondary Education Unit in Toraja Utara District

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Leadership insight; Driving teacher; Independent curriculum


Objective: (1) Describe the insights of teacher leadership in implementing the independent learning curriculum (2) Describe the teacher's understanding of the concept of driving teachers, (3) Describe the strategy for implementing the independent learning curriculum. Method: This study uses a quantitative approach and is combined with a qualitative approach. The study population is all driving teachers and the study sample is 69 people. The study data were obtained through a questionnaire developed by researchers and reinforced by data obtained through in-depth interviews with school principals, vice principals in curriculum matters and teachers. Quantitative data analysis uses SPSS 26, while qualitative data checks are valid and reliable using triangulation techniques and sources. Results: The results showed that 58.94% of teachers already had insight into teacher leadership and 67.6% agreed to implement the independent curriculum. Reinforced through the results of interviews that the implementation of the independent curriculum is urgent to overcome learning loss and to produce graduates who fit the Pancasila students profile. Novelty:  leadership insight, the concept of driving teachers in the implementation of the independent curriculum can be improved by providing opportunities for teachers to attend training and massively sharing the knowledge


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