CHARACTER EDUCATION IN DAVID AYER’S SUICIDE SQUAD AS TEACHING LEARNING MEDIA FOR PROFIL PELAJAR PANCASILA
The media used as teaching and learning media for character education varies especially in the current advanced technology era. Thus, it is important for teachers to use certain media where the students can easily adapt to while also effectively comprehending the material. One of the media that is often used not only as a media of entertainment but also education is film. Film as teaching and learning media is proven to be effective through the representation in the film that reflect real values and morality. The representation of character education values and character formation can be found from Suicide Squad (2016) directed by David Ayers.
This study aims to determine the character education values and character formation as teaching-learning media for Profil Pelajar Pancasila in Suicide Squad (2016). In presenting the analysis, this study applied the method of qualitative research design and the guiding perception of character education and character formation along with the category of Profil Pelajar Pancasila determined by the Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia. The results of the study consist of the character education identified from the characters in the film. The character education values are trustworthy for the category of noble character towards human beings, comradeship for the category of diversity, and empathy for the category of mutual cooperation in Profil Pelajar Pancasila. The mentioned character education values identified from the film is represented through the character’s perception and behavior towards each other in determining situations. The second result consists of the character formation factors identified from the film that consists of general physical and social environment and specific situations and roles.