Exploring Teacher’s Identity and Reflection of local culture Urang Banjar Gawi Manuntung in a Classroom Interaction Context.


  • Heppy Lismayanti Universitas Negeri Surabaya
  • Haris Supratno
  • Setya Yuwana




Keyword; Teacher identity, classroom interaction, local culture, Gawi manuntung.


Albeit there are many studies that discuss teacher identity, there are still very limited discussions about kinds of teachers' identity that reflect into the local culture (Gawi manuntung) Urang Banjar (Banjar People). This research is descriptive qualitative research, with in-depth observation and interview methods that focus on the teacher identity of Urang Banjar and how teacher identity reflects on local culture. The results showed that the identity of Banjar teachers can be categorized, A sense of appreciation (Saling Mahargai), A sense of positive relationship (Baakuran or Barukunan), A sense of competence (Baisi Kabisaan), A sense of commitment (Taguh Hati). Meanwhile, the identity of the teacher must be able to be integrated in the teaching and learning process as a reflection of local culture. Local culture provides a sense of identity for teachers and students in a learning environment.


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Lismayanti, H., Haris Supratno, & Setya Yuwana. (2023). Exploring Teacher’s Identity and Reflection of local culture Urang Banjar Gawi Manuntung in a Classroom Interaction Context. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 13(2), 85–91. https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.13.02.11