SCHOOL PRINCIPAL’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETENCE FOR SUPPORTING DEVELOPING INCOME GENERATING PRODUCTION UNITS IN PUBLIC VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS
SITTI ROSKINA MAS & ARIFIN SUKING
GORONTALO STATE UNIVERSITY
School principal is a strategic position and a main key in developing schools’ innovation. One of the main competence that has to be a principal requirement is entrepreneurship competence. Therefore, the school principals have to be a good entrepreneurship competence to manage production units for developing school income generating. The objectives of the research were (1) to identify and analyze entrepreneurship competence of school principal, and (2) identify and find out supported and obstacle entrepreneurship competence of school principals. The research used mixed methods (qauntitative and qualitative). The subejcts of the research are all principals of public vocational schools in Gorontalo Province that consist 41 persons. Types of data were (1) entrepreneurship competence of school principals that comsist of (a) potencial creatifity, (b) instinctive entrepreneurship, (c) work motivation, (d) finding solution, and (e) work hard; and (2) supported and obstacle factors the school principals in managing production units. Data were collected by using questionnaire, interview, and documents. Data were analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively. The research findings show (1) entrepreneurship competency of school principals (a) have good category of potencial creativity, (b) have good category of instinctive creativity, (c) have good work motivation category, (d) have good category of finding solution, (e) have good work hard category; and (2) supported factors were (a) productive teacher involvement, (b) the goverment commitment to facilitate financial and facilities, and obstacle factors were (a) there were not available human resources for unit production specifically, (b) the impact of pro community education policy, (c) limited financial, (d) uncontinued program, (e) have a limited land, and (e) marketing.
Topic: Administration and Management in Vocational School