Child-Friendly School Environment to Ensure Children’s Welfare in the Future

luthfiana ambarsari


School as the educational place for children should be able to create an environment that could facilitate students to grow their cognitive and emotional development in the best manner. However, the era of globalization made children easily being influenced to perform a negative behavior that could cause harm to other children. This research aimed to describe a child-friendly school environment in elementary school. The research procedure used qualitative phenomenological approach. The data collection technique was done by using observation method, interview, and documentation. With a child-friendly school environment, students will feel safe, comfortable, and prosperous.  Based on research result it could be concluded that child-friendly school environment includes an environment that could ensure health for children, an environment that guarantees safety for children, and protective environment which could certify children feel protected from negative behavior.


Child-friendly school environment; Children’s welfare; Sustainable development


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