K. Munandar, M. Ibrahim, L. Yuanita


The present study aims at investigating biology teachers on pedagogical competence in secondary schools in Jember regency. Pedagogical competence as of the teachers’ competence has been mandated by Government Regulation of Indonesia Number 19 Year 2005 Article 28 which states that teacher must possess academic qualification  and competence as the learning agent, healthy both physically and mentally, and be able to achieve national education goal. This study is qualitative which employs questionnaire to collect the teachers‘ profiles as the data of the research. The questionnaire consists of 20 items which covers aspects of 1) Preparation (3 indicators items); 2) Instructional Planning (3 indicators of items); 3) Instructional Implementation (4 indicators items); 4) the Use of Instructional Media (3 indicator items); and 5) Conducting Instructional Evaluation (2 indicator items). The study reveals that the teachers’ perception on pedagogical competence is fair (the average score is 3.86).


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