Cultivating a Sense of Caring and Tolerance in Elementary School Children through PKN Learning based on Local Wisdom


  • Ferly Jeriyantoro Universitas Muhammadiyah Pringsewu
  • Rahmat Elvendi Universitas Muhammadiyah Pringsewu
  • Vitara Dewi Nazarina Universitas Muhammadiyah Pringsewu



Citizenship Education, Local Wisdom, Caring, Tolerance


This research aims to provide a general overview of how to foster a sense of caring and tolerance in elementary school children through civics learning based on local wisdom. The research method used is literature study based on previous experts or previous research who studies concepts and collecting data from several scientific journals. Elementary school is an important stage in a child's moral and social development. Fostering a sense of caring and tolerance in elementary school age children is the basis for developing positive character and a national outlook. Citizenship education (PKn) learning can be an effective medium forachieving this goal by instilling local wisdom values related to the local cultural context. This article describes how to foster a sense of caring and tolerance in elementary school studentsthrough PKN learning based on local wisdom. This approach prioritizes contextual learning that connects PKN materialwith local values and traditions.


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