POLICY ANALYSIS OF SCHOOL PRINCIPAL PROCUREMENT IN SUKABUMI DISTRICT (An Analytical Study of the School Principal Procurement Implementation in Sukabumi District Education Office)
Dikdik Supriyadi; Tjutju Yuniarsih; Aan Komariah; Diding Nurdin
Educational Administration Program
School of Postgraduate
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
This research of principal procurement policy focuses on organizing Principal Leadership Preparation Program (in Bahasa Indonesia is abbreviated as PPCKS) activities with participants coming from public elementary school teachers and state junior high school teachers in the work area of Sukabumi District Education Office. The objectives of the study are: 1) to describe the issue of education policy in the principal procurement, including the role of policy actors and the policies it implements; 2) analyze the implementation of the principals policies covering recruitment, selection, education and training, and appointment of school principals; And 3) to reveal the model or strategy of the principal in preparing the principal candidate by exploring the role, basic task and function of the principal and supervisor’s strategy in preparing candidates for effective principals. The research method is qualitative using case study approach with purposeful sampling. The implementation strategy of data collection through validity test, followed by triangulation of data in the form of interview, documentation study and observation. Data analysis used is data reduction, data presentation and data verification. The results of this study illustrate that: 1) the issue of education policy in theschool principal procurement sometimes raises the dualism of interests normatively and politically; 2) the implementation of school principal procurement policy through PPCKS shown that it seems the committee from Educational Office element only role in the recruitment only, beyond that all controlled by LPPKS and Educational Office only did the monitoring; 3) most principals do not have PPCKS follow-up programs. Each principal should have a program and strategy in preparing candidates for the principal to be able to produce an effective principal.
Topic: Education Policy and Leadership