MODEL OF COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT FOR COUNSELING GUIDANCE TEACHERS AT SMA X IN MAUMERE CITY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Mariance Yurda Babut, Suryanto
Educators must design ways or strategies to develop competencies so that they are more potential in educating and producing quality human resources in the future. However, because at the beginning of 2020 they were facing the covid-19 pandemic, educators or teachers took up the challenge by adapting online learning methods. This study discusses the phenomenon of guidance and counseling teachers during a pandemic situation. Teacher guidance and counseling is a process of guiding individuals by finding the root of the problem so that it can be resolved. The purpose of this study to analyzed the methods or strategies used by guidance and counseling teachers at SMA X Maumere in developing competencies during the COVID-19 pandemic situation and also the obstacles in developing these competencies. This research is expected to be used for the benefit of teacher knowledge and further research. This study uses a qualitative method with a case study in one of the senior high schools in Maumere. The data collection technique was semi-structured interviews because the interviews were conducted in depth by sending questions via whatsapp. The process of analyzing data using domain analysis is to obtain an overview of the problem, as well as testing the data with credibility test by triangulation of sources from interviews with 3 resource persons. The results of the study found that guidance and counseling teachers in developing competence always chose methods and strategies learned from various schools trainings, courses and the internet. Constraints in the development of teacher competence in the form of limited costs and time. From a case study in a senior high school in Maumere, apart from parents, guidance and counseling teachers in high school play an important role for high school students, because high school is a transition period that is identical with problems. Students need guidance and counseling teachers to guide students and keep students away from all promiscuity and juvenile delinquency. Also directs students before college or work. This research is different from other research, because the research subject is more specific, namely the guidance and counseling teacher for SMA X and the research time during the covid-19 pandemic which causes the information process to be sent via chat on whatsapp.
Competence, Competence Development, Guidance Counseling, Teachers