This research aimed to develop a set of effective communication based teaching skills for early childhood education teacher which evolved according to Indonesian National Curriculum Framework used recently in Early Childhood Education Department, Faculty of Education, Universitas Negeri Jakarta. The Research will be done in two years using research and development method.Literature review has been done concerning on effective communication and teaching skill for the first year and conducted a set of teaching skill indicators. Data are collected from early childhood education teachers in Jakarta related to theory and practice of teaching skill by observation, interview and performance test. The result of the research is indicators for early childhood education teachers’ teaching skill. On the other hand, a draft of effective communication practicesis conducted to be implemented in teachers’ teaching skill. Both of these concepts will be used to develop a model of effective communication based teaching skills for early childhood teacher. The result may become a consideration of the education institution of educators, researcher and government indeveloping training model to improve teachers’ teaching skill.
Teacher, teaching skill, effective communication, early childhood education