The Implementation of Youth Red Cross (PMR) Extracurricular Program Activities in Shaping Students' Social Skills in Al Kautsar Secondary School of Bandar Lampung (Indonesia)

Rudiyanto ., Sudjarwo ., Trisnaningsih .


Social skills are very important for learners to live in a community. Youth Red Cross is one of extracurricular activities in Al Kautsar Secondary School of Bandar Lampung provided as a medium for the students to develop their potential and shape their social skills. This extracurricular activity is developed by providing real experiences to students through social activities, school health care, first aid and fire fighting. This study aims to determine whether the Youth Red Cross activities can shape the social skills of Al Kautsar Secondary School students and on what dimension of students' social skills are developing through joining the Youth Red Cross activities. The approach used in this research is qualitative approach with case study method.  The data were collected through interview and observation and reinforced by documentation. This research was conducted at Al Kautsar Secondary School of Bandar Lampung (Indonesia) in the academic year 2017/2018. The results of this study indicate that the Youth Red Cross extracurricular program in Al Kautsar Secondary School of Bandar Lampung can shape and improve the students’ social skills in some aspects such as to be a good speaker, care and be attentive to friends, appreciate friends' opinions, have a teamwork, and be discipline. The dominant social skills indicators developed are caring, cooperative and discipline.

Keywords: Youth Red Cross Extracurricular, Social Skills, Students

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