Inhibiting Factor of Primary School Teacher Competence in Indonesia: Pedagogic and Professionalism

Deny Setiawan, Joni Sitorus, M. Natsir


The study aims to describe inhibiting factors of pedagogic and professional competencies from primary school teacher, as well as its problems. Primary data obtained through interviews on focus group discussion, and secondary data obtained through document. Research informants are teachers, principals, head of Education Department, head of District Staffing Agency, and head of District Planning and Development Agency. Data were analyzed descriptively. Result shows that there were four inhibiting factors of teacher competence, such as: inadequate school infrastructure; teacher educational qualification was low; implementation of teacher training was ineffective; and lack of government attention in reward for outstanding teachers.

Full Text:



Copyright (c) 2018 Deny Setiawan

License URL:

Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)    Email: 

Copyright © Canadian Center of Science and Education 

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the '' domain to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders.