International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Role of Parents’ and Teachers’ Supports toward Students’ Involvement in the Scouts and the Students’ Entrepreneurial Values (Longitudinal Studies on Students in Jombang, East Java, Indonesia)
Agus Prianto

Previous studies revealed that extracurricular activities are a good place for fostering students’ toughness, tenacity, confidence, and positive attitudes. Scouts program is one of the extracurricular activities that must be apply for schools in Indonesia. This study scrutinized the parents’ and teachers’ support for students in order to be involved in the scouts, and to what extent the scouts can develop the entrepreneurial values. This study employed a longitudinal approach. The data of this research dealt with the support of parents and teachers, the students’ involvement in scouts and the entrepreneurial values during four semesters. The results showed that parents and teachers’ support simultaneously give significant effect on students' involvement in the scouts and significantly effect on the students’ entrepreneurial values. Furthermore, teachers’ support gives partial effect toward students' involvement in scouts; whereas parents’ support gives partial effect on the development of the entrepreneurial values. As a final remark, this study concluded that both parents and teachers play crucial roles to support students’ involvement in the scouts and the students’ entrepreneurial values.

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