Bullying Behavior in Early Childhood: Study at Early Childhood Education Institution in East Jakarta in Indonesia

  • Sofia Hartati, Desy Safitri, Arita Marini, Apri Wahyudi

Abstract

This qualitative research is aimed to find a picture of bullying behavior of students aged 4-6 years old at early childhood education institution in East Jakarta in the Province of Jakarta in Indonesia.  Data collection technique was carried out through questionnaires given to the teachers at early childhood education institution in East Jakarta in the Province of Jakarta in Indonesia to assess the bullying behavior of 165 students at early childhood education institution in East Jakarta in the Province of Jakarta in Indonesia.  The result of this research confirmed that the majority of 65 % students did not show bullying behavior, but there were still a small proportion of 35 % still doing bullying in various forms.  There is no correlation between bullying behavior with gender, but there is still a relationship that boys are more likely to physically bullying.  The age aspect of the child also has a significant correlation with bullying behavior that 6 years old students exhibit bullying behavior more often. 

Published
2020-05-14