This research is a qualitative study and Phenomenology that aimed to describe the motivation of Madrasa Ibtidaiya teachers in Pekalongan about their teaching activities. Data were collected by in-depth interviews, participant observation, and documentation. Analysis of the data using the interactive model developed by Miles and Hubermen. The result showed that the informants believed that teacher was a blessing (berkah) profession, so they wanted to be a teacher. Therefore, they also said that they hoped to get enough salary (berkat) from their profession. The combination of teachersâ€™ beliefs about the blessings (berkah) in the teaching profession and the hopes to get enough salary (berkat) from it will encourage them to do their job seriously.
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