International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Models of Conflict Resolution at Boarding School in East Aceh, Indonesia
Dr. Sulaiman Ismail

This paper discusses a model of conflict resolution in a boarding school. This study used a qualitative method. The research was conducted in 2016 in East Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. Data were obtained through observation, interview, and documentation. The data was analyzed through three stages: data reduction, data display and conclusion drawing. The results show that the conflict in schools among students caused by several factors, namely: social and economic factors; personal ego and groups as well as unfair competition factor, both within the competition of the intellectual, social and economists. Model of conflict resolution in a boarding school conducted hierarchy and coping mechanisms of conflict which is incrementally according to the level of the conflict. Light levels conflict will be directly solved by homeroom teacher, medium level solved by the vice principal of student affairs, and while high level conflicts directly resolved by the principal. Sanctions against conflict are also applied in accordance with the levels, ranging from warnings, educational sanctions, social sanctions, replacement of goods and up to send the students back to parents. The school principal has been essential and is in the forefront in resolving any conflicts that occur at a boarding school either small-scale conflict or big-scale conflict.

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