Legal Protection of Teachers in Indonesia

Joice Soraya

Abstract

Law on National Education System Number 20 of 2003 confirms that the function of national education is to develop the ability and character development and civilization that are useful in the context of the intellectual life of the nation, is aimed at developing students' potentials in order to become a man of faith and fear of God, noble, healthy, knowledgeable, skilled, creative, independent, and become citizens of a democratic and accountable. The integration helps to achieve rigorous interpretation and to ensure the consistency of both strands. Thus, legal protection of teachers can be defined as the protection afforded by law against teachers, from various threats of violence, threats, discriminatory treatment, intimidation and unfair treatment. Basically the protection against the acts as specified above, is not limited to the capacity as teachers, but also in their status as citizens, such protection is the obligation of the state against its citizens. Violence or ill-treatment is a criminal sanction for anyone who does so. Article 351 Paragraph (1) of the Criminal Code expressly states that, "Persecution is punishable by imprisonment of a maximum of two years and eight months or a fine of four thousand five hundred rupiah.”.

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Soraya J. (2018). Legal Protection of Teachers in Indonesia.In Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH, ISBN 978-989-758-343-8, pages 269-274. DOI: 10.5220/0007419002690274


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ancosh18,
author={Joice Soraya},
title={Legal Protection of Teachers in Indonesia},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,},
year={2018},
pages={269-274},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007419002690274},
isbn={978-989-758-343-8},
}


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TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,
TI - Legal Protection of Teachers in Indonesia
SN - 978-989-758-343-8
AU - Soraya J.
PY - 2018
SP - 269
EP - 274
DO - 10.5220/0007419002690274