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ERIC Number: EJ1079533
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Reproductive Health Education Model in Early Childhood through Education Film "Damar Wulan"
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n19 p184-189 2015
Reproductive health education for early childhood it has been the time to teach, because the demand of the changing times and will affect the child's life when he/she is a teenager. During this time, the reproductive health education, which is in it there is sex education, considered taboo among some communities. They argue that the reproductive health education is not appropriate to be received by early childhood. The reason why the reproductive health education is important to do is 1) the children will grow up to be teenagers and they do not understand about the reproductive health education because their parents are still considered taboo to talk about it, so they feel not responsibility to the sex and the anatomy of reproductive health; 2) Because of child misunderstanding of the sex education or the reproductive health makes them vulnerable to the misinformation. The impact of this misunderstanding, causes negativity to the occurrence of sex outside of marriage, unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and so forth. Reproductive health education at schools is the complement of sex education at home. The role of schools in providing sex education should be understood as a complement of the knowledge from the home and other institutions are working hard to educate children about sexuality and it does not mean that the school takes a portion of the parents. Simple and easy Audio-visual learning media about sexual education is not available at schools of ECE (Early Childhood Education). By using this audio-visual the presentation of the theme content to the child will be more complete and optimal. The purposes of this research are to build reproductive health learning model for Early Childhood, that is started by conducting introduction research, designing conceptual model based on the factual model, the analysis of the community needs (parents, children, and teachers of ECE), the theory study and examining the relevant research results, then the model which is built tested the effectiveness, and the final purpose is to produce model and teaching material in the form of education film "DAMAR WULAN" for early childhood. The research design uses Research & Development (R & D) that adopts from the opinion of Borg & Gall. The result of the initial research can be concluded that the teacher has not specifically provided the reproductive health materials systematically, only limited development in the themes that are relevant to the reproductive health. The result of Focus Group Discussion of some experts of ECE, teachers of ECE, and the student parents agree in order to the Government immediately realizes the reproductive health education enters into the curriculum for Early Childhood (EC). This is in line with Permendiknas number 58 Year 2009 in which there is child health education.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Health Education, Sexuality, School Role, Young Children, Audiovisual Aids, Audiovisual Instruction, Films, Early Childhood Education, Models, Parents, Observation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indonesia