Implementation of Teaching Multicultural Values Through Civic Education for Elementary School Students

Linda Zakiah, Arita Marini, Sarkadi Sarkadi, Komarudin Komarudin, Adistyana Pitaloka Kusmawati, Asep Rudi Casmana


This research aims to describe the lesson plan and the application of multicultural values learning through Pancasila and Civics Education subject at elementary schools. Multicultural education is important and should be provided in elementary schools as the multicultural education module can help students be more open to skin color, religion, ethnicity, race, language, and other differences. Pancasila and Civics Education also educate students about character; therefore, this subject is beneficial for teaching multicultural values. This research adopts a qualitative approach using a content analysis method.  There are six lesson plan documents that were analyzed from three elementary schools in Jakarta. In addition, the participants consisted of 35 teachers, head teachers, and students at an elementary school.  The study used document analysis as the main sources and in addition, interviews and observations were used to enrich the data collection. The study findings revealed that the lesson plan on multicultural education is found in elementary school students in the fourth grade of the first semester. The theme of multicultural learning is the beauty of diversity, with the sub-theme being the diversity of Indonesia. The purpose of learning is to make students understand the diversity of ethnic groups in Indonesia. Meanwhile, the case studies taught are about the Minang community in West Sumatra. This research has implications that multicultural learning needs to be taught to elementary school students.


Multicultural; education; citizenship; difference; diversity

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