Level of cultural intelligence for counselor candidates and its implications for education


  • Fenda Hapsari Singgih Sendayu Universitas Palangka Raya
  • Andi Mappiare
  • Muslihati Muslihati
  • Adi Atmoko




level, cultural intelligence, student counselor candidate


  • The study aims to describe the level of cultural intelligence of students using the culturalintelligence scale (CQS) and its implications for education. The research subjects were 332The results of the CQS show that 4.9% of prospective counselor students are in theow category. The low cultural intelligence of students is indicated by the results per dimension, namely Drive 15 (4.6%), Knowledge 15 (4.6%), Strategy 23 (6.9%), and Action 25(7.5%). The implication in the world of education is that the Cultural intelligence scale (CQS)can be used to find factors that may exist and contribute to increasing students' culturalintelligence abilities. In addition, based on the results of the scale, the cultural intelligence ofprospective counselor students needs to be developed and improved to be optimal tosupport the fulfillment of cross-cultural competencies so that it is also recommended asreflection and development material for guidance and counseling lecturers, schoolcounselors, education practitioners, students, and further researchers.


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Singgih Sendayu, F. H., Mappiare, A. ., Muslihati, M., & Atmoko, A. . (2022). Level of cultural intelligence for counselor candidates and its implications for education. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 12(2), 71–76. https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.12.02.06