Humanism Education of Kiyai Haji Ahmad Dahlan (Tracing the Early Muhammadiyah Period of Education and Its Implications)

Noor Amirudin


Education currently loses human aspects (dehumanization).This is because the method that does not provide space to learners to grow according to his nature. So this study aims to (1) know the characteristics of KH Ahmad Dahlan’s education; (2) to know the characteristic of humanism education from KH Ahmad Dahlan’s thinking; and (3) to know the educational implications of humanist KH Ahmad Dahlan’s thinking towards the progress of the nation and social change in Indonesia. In this case the researcher uses the type of library research or library research with data collection methods using documentation method. The approach used by researchers is the method of philosophical approach. From the research that researchers have done, the researchers found that (1) KH Ahmad Dahlan has an educational concept that contains the content of humanism, namely the process of education is based on the understanding that humans are creatures that have potential in them. So the essence of education is to direct that potential to be more useful for human beings; (2) the concept of KH Ahmad Dahlan’s education is forming one's good behavior by maximizing the work of reason and adding the theological content in interpreting education as well as in the educational process; and (3) one of the relics of KH renewal Ahmad Dahlan is the greatest growth of the tradition of learning society.

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