Conflict Management Among Students in Private Elementary School

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Hotmaulina Sihotang, Erni Murniarti


This study aimed is to find the right solutions to solve the conflicts among students by instilling moral values in them. This study used a qualitative approach, survey method, and descriptive analysis technique, which focused on conflict management research. The sub-focuses were on principal leadership, character education, family education, school culture, and teacher leadership. The data used were based on primary data obtained through in-depth interviews and student notes. The study results showed that the conflict among students was a common thing and became dynamics in the school. In this case, the principal and teachers had to have conflict management competencies by involving the teachers and parents to manage the conflicts. They became role models for the students and their parents. Character education also needed to be carried out at the school to reduce conflicts.

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