Transformation of Tolerance Values (in Religion) in Early Childhood Education
Religious tolerance is a supporter of social harmony and brings a country to a better life. Instilling tolerance in early childhood is a challenge for early childhood educators. This study aims to describe the transformation of religious tolerance values by teachers in early childhood education. This research is a type of qualitative case study research model with researchers as observer participants. This research produces the following findings, that (1) transformation of tolerance values among religious communities, is explicitly not taught in Early Childhood Education (ECE) on the grounds that all students are of the same religion, (2) transformation of tolerance of values among religious students taught through learning integrated with other lessons, (3) although explicitly the values of tolerance among religious students are not taught, but the values of togetherness such as greeting, sharing something that is owned, and helping the needs of other students are taught by practicing at the same time.
Keywords: Early Childhood Education, Tolerance Values in Religion
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