Overcoming obstacles in implementing 2013 curriculum policy

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Warman Warman
Suryaningsi Suryaningsi
Widyatmike Gede Mulawarman


Teachers as curriculum implementers face various obstacles in its implementation. This study reports on teachers' views on the implementation of curriculum policies 2013 (K-13), the obstacles encountered, and efforts to overcoming and managing obstacles. The number of participants is ten teachers who have implemented K-13. Data were collected through the group, individual interviews and questionnaires. Data were analysed using a percentage model, Likert scale measurement. The study results: the teacher's view of the implementation of the K-13 policy was classified as bad. Most of the teachers have difficulty implementing K-13. The obstacles faced are that the teacher has difficulty determining learning media, applying project-based learning methods, lack of infrastructure, and learning assessment difficulties. Recommendations for future improvements: need continuous training, adequate infrastructure, activate subject teacher deliberations, monitoring and evaluation.


Keywords: 2013 curriculum policy, implementation 2013 curriculum policy, manage obstacles, teachers' opinions.


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Warman, W., Suryaningsi , S. ., & Mulawarman , W. G. (2021). Overcoming obstacles in implementing 2013 curriculum policy. Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 16(3), 967–980. https://doi.org/10.18844/cjes.v16i3.5770