Multi Perspectives on Play Based Curriculum Quality Standards in the Center Learning Model

  • Hapidin Universitas Negeri Jakarta
  • R. Sri Martini Meilanie Universitas Negeri Jakarta
  • Eriva Syamsiatin Universitas Negeri Jakarta


Playing curriculum development based on early childhood learning is a major issue in international early childhood education discussions. This study aims to look at the concepts and practices of play-based curriculum in early childhood education institutions. The study uses qualitative methods with the CIPP model program evaluation on play-based curriculum. Data collection techniqueswere carriedout using participatory observation, document studies and interviews. Participants are early childhood educators, early childhood and parents. The results found that the play-based curriculum has not yet become the main note in the preparation and development of concepts and learning practices in early childhood. Play-based curriculum quality standards have not provided a solid and clear concept foundation in placing play in the center of learning models. Other findings the institution has not been able to use the DAP (Developmentally Appropriate Practice) approach fully, and has not been able to carry out the philosophy and ways for developing a curriculum based on play. However, quite a lot of research found good practices implemented in learning centers in early childhood education institutions, such as develop children's independence programs through habituation to toilet training and fantasy play.

Keywords: Play Based Curriculum, Center Learning Model, Curriculum Quality Standards, Early Childhood Education


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How to Cite
Hapidin, Meilanie, R. S. M., & Syamsiatin, E. (2020). Multi Perspectives on Play Based Curriculum Quality Standards in the Center Learning Model . Jurnal Pendidikan Usia Dini, 14(1), 15 - 31.