THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INDEPENDENT STUDY POLICY IMPLEMENTATION IN IMPROVING TEACHER'S COMPETENCE IN PUBLIC SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL HEAD OF BRANCH OFFICE REGION XI GARUT REGENCY WEST JAVA PROVINCE
This research is motivated by the issuance of the Circular Letter of the Minister of Education and Technology No. 1 of 2020 which was used as the initial momentum for the establishment of the Free Learning Policy through one of its programs, namely the teacher program as an effort to improve the quality of education in Indonesia. This research method uses a qualitative approach, with data collection interviews, observations and observations. The results showed that: first; The Motivating Teacher program with the support of professional staff in a hybrid way through LMS, individual mentoring and workshops, as well as training strategies with collaborative reflectiveness are quite successful in increasing teacher competence, both pedagogic, professional, personality and social competencies of State Senior High School teachers at the District XI Regional Office Branch Office arrowroot. Second; the obstacles faced are the long duration that makes them bored and tired, as well as the absence of a monitoring and evaluation program for empowering the driving teacher. Third: efforts are being made to overcome obstacles, namely by shortening the duration of time and integrating the training flow, as well as starting dissemination for driving teachers.
effectiveness, driving teacher, competence