THE IMPORTANT OF YOGYAKARTA’S SOCIAL LOCAL WISDOM VALUES IN DEVELOPING THE NATIONALITY CONCEPT IN MILLENNIUM CENTURY THROUGH SOCIAL STUDY
Dr. Gunawan Sridiyatmiko, M.Pd, Sujatmiko, M.Hum Lecturer of Post Graduate of Social Study, PGRI University of Yogyakarta Lecturer of English Education Department, PGRI University of Yogyakarta
A great nation is a nation whose has a strong character derived from the traditional value and society’s culture itself. The essence of progress achieved by the Indonesia shows that the development of national character in this global era cannot be separated from the traditional cultural values aspect which are in harmony with the Indonesian society’s characteristics, especially Yogyakarta people. The Yogyakarta society’s traditional values need to be explored and constructively developed through social study lessons, to be transformed into an enormous cultural filter and transformational power in achieving the glory of Indonesia. Exploring the traditional values of Yogyakarta people is a strategic effort in building the nation’s character on the way to more mature progress in the millennium century. Social study and community education are two components that support each other. Social study’s characteristic is directly related to local wisdom values that became one of the foundations of Yogyakarta people’s life. Social study attention affects the participation of social positions and learning experiences that prioritize the social study education component. Social study plays a role in educating the community by implementing the social values in schools and in the community.
Keywords: Local Wisdom, Yogyakarta, Nationality Spirit
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