Family Education in Developing Children's Spiritual Intelligence in the Digital Era


  • Abdul Khobir UIN K.H. Abdurrahman Wahid Pekalongan
  • Ana Chonitsa UIN K.H. Abdurrahman Wahid Pekalongan
  • Amma Chorida Adila UIN K.H. Abdurrahman Wahid Pekalongan
  • Shilna Mukhlishoh UIN K.H. Abdurrahman Wahid Pekalongan


digital era, family education, spiritual intelligence


Global challenges will further reduce children's morale if they are not balanced with spiritual intelligence. Digital-era family education strives to educate, guide, and direct children toward a bright future according to the demands of the times. The research aims to analyze family education in developing children's spiritual intelligence in the digital era. The method used is field research with a descriptive qualitative approach. The research field study was in Kaliketing Hamlet, Kalimojosari Village, Doro District, Pekalongan Regency. The results of the study show that family education is the main foundation of child development. This research shows that family education in the Kaliketing Pekalongan hamlet, this area is one of the villages but is now affordable in the digital era. The existence of the digital era has influenced the lives of children to like playing on smartphones. Apart from that, the dominant problems found were complaints from parents educating their children, children who like to delay their worship habits, and children's lack of openness in interactions with parents. Some of these problems, of course, affect children's behavior. So the method of developing spiritual intelligence is a solution to overcome existing problems. Thus, when spiritual intelligence has been awakened in individuals, children can control themselves when using technology. It also maintains harmony in the family environment.