Enhancing Teachers’ Personality and Social Competence: MBTI Approach


This research aims to identify primary school teachers’ personality profile in Jakarta using Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and design trainings to improve the social and personality competence accordingly. The research was conducted using mixed-method with qualitative and quantitative approaches. MBTI instrument was utilized to gather data from 350 elementary teachers aged between 21 – 60 years old, from 47 schools in 5 administrative districts (North, Central, South, East, and West) of Jakarta. The result showed ESTJ type dominates teachers’ personality profile with 118 participants (33,7%), followed by ESTP with 59 participants (16,9%) and ESFJ with 51 participants (14,6%). Based on the type distribution, we designed pre-trainings which were held on 27-28 July, comprised of 15 elementary teachers in East Jakarta district. Treatments through multi-phase trainings were conducted according to each personality type. Pre-test, post-test and instruments related were distributed to measure the impact of given treatment on the subject matter.

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Supadi, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia
Winda Dewi Listyasari, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia
Siti Zulaikha, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia
Evitha Soraya, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia
Fathurrohman, Universitas Negeri Jakartaa, Indonesia
Devie Yundianto, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia

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Conference: ACE2019
Stream: Professional Training

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