DEVELOPMENT OF QUALITY SCHOOLS BASED ON JOGURU VALUES: PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP
This study aims to analyze the principal's leadership contribution to the development of high-quality schools. This study's methodology is qualitative and case study-based. The principals of SD Negeri 2 Ternate, SD IT Nurul Hasan Ternate, and SD Alkhairaat Ternate, who were qualified according to the size of Ternate City in particular and North Maluku province in general, as well as the head of the department of education, were chosen as the research subjects based on their knowledge of and experience with cases. In-depth interviews, observational methods, and documentation procedures were used to gather research data. The study data were examined using continuous interactive qualitative analysis methodologies through data preparation and processing, reviewing, classifying, categorizing, finding concepts, and reinterpreting or interpreting to reach conclusions. The findings of this study suggest that in order to develop quality schools, particularly in the City of Ternate, the principal must take on the role of a "Joguru," which includes: 1) making efforts to resolve any issues that arise in the classroom; escorting teachers who have issues that cannot be resolved in the classroom to the education office, and increasing the capacity of school principals and staff; 2) The principal's approach to developing high-quality schools is carried out in their way, taking into account various interests, outside interference, and the benefits and drawbacks of hiring teachers and other employees; 3) The principal is dedicated to creating top-notch educational institutions; 4) a plan for executing high-quality school development initiatives, including adopting the most recent curriculum, learning assessments, and school decision-making; and 5) School leaders can create high-quality institutions.
Local wisdom, leadership, excellent school, Joguru, North Maluku