Teachers’ Perceptions on Application Of 2013 Curriculum for Elementary School in Medan

Windha Zulhernanda


Curriculum is a set of educational design programs as a guide for learning activities. Recent changes in curriculum implementation in education have an impact on teachers in implementing them.This study investigated about the teacher perception on application the newest curriculum such as the  2013 curriclum for elementary school in Medan, especially Medan Selayang subdisrict. The participant of this study were 3 teachers that taught in different public elementary school in Medan Selayang sucdistrict. There were 2 female teachers and 1 male teacher. The techniques of collecting the data by interview the teacher about application 2013 curriculum in their class. The data analysis have beenanalyzed by their perception from the their statements about the difficulties and the solution when applied the 2013 curriculum by Rao, V. S. Pand then analyzed based on the types of perception, such as Perceivers-Specific Characteristics, Target-Specific Characteristics, Situation-Specific Characteristics.The result of this study was (1) the dominant types of the third teacher's perception was Specific Characteristics-Situation. (2) the participant gains that perception greater than the social context that surrounds it, because such social influences and citation as those listed in transcript can affect the behavior and thinking of the individual by stating that the 2013 curriculum is still a lot of flaws and should need revision again. because the participant sees the condition based on what they see, what they feel, and it will be what they think.


Perception, 2013 Curriculum, Teacher,Elementary School

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7575/aiac.alls.v.9n.1p.62


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