• Sudirman Sudirman Universitas Negeri Gorontalo
  • Agus Hakri Bokingo Universitas Negeri Gorontalo
Keywords: performance, teachers, certification


Teachers play an important role in a learning process. Thus they are the main factor in determining a quality of human resource in which through the qualified human resource, Indonesia has a competitive capability. he government implements a program of teachers certification and expect to be able to improve their performance thus their main role in the sequence of learning can be achieved. The problem statement of this research is how teachers’ performance after certification is. This research aims to give information on how teachers’ performance after certification is towards an improvement of their performance quality. It applies qualitative approach while its data are both secondary and primary data. The data are obtained through literature study, observation, interview and focus group discussion. The research is conducted at all levels of formal education in District of Gorontalo in three months during the research period. Research finding shows that teachers’ performance after certification is good compared to the performance before certification. Regarding improvement of teachers’ performance quality, the government is expected to provide the teachers with information and technology mastery through continuous training or workshop activity.