International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018


Community-Based Education Model to Empower Community in Utilizing Local Potentials

Ihat Hatimah


Abstract: This study focused on community-based education model to empower certain community in utilizing local potentials (PKBM study in Bandung). Community-based education is an education process that arises, developed, and utilized by local community. Therefore, it is expected to maintain education program that occurs for a life time, so the community can utilize their potentials. The purpose of this research is to get a clear description of community-based education which is developed to empower community in utilizing local potentials done at PKBM in Bandung. The data collection was done by using interview, observation, literature review, and document study. The participants of this research were PKBM management, community figure and education Burueau in Bandung City, Bandung Region, and West Bandung Regency. The findings of this research showed (1) The local potentials in Bandung City are technology and culture, the local potentials in Bandung Regency is agribusiness, and the local potentials in West Bandung Regency is agro-tourism, (2) the community empowerment level after joining community-based education that utilizes local potentials, which are measured by economy, socio culture, mobility, and awareness level, generally shows a good result, (3) The community-based education conceptual model that utilizes local potentials is recommended to be managed based on the background of model arrangement, model arrangement foundation, the objectives of model development, components of models, the procedure of model implementation, and the model of fit and proper test.


Keywords: Community-based education, community empowerment, local potentials


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,


Pages: 716 - 722


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