• Ahmad Sopian Doctoral Candidate, Raudhatul Ulum Tarbiyah College, Sakatiga, Indralaya, Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra, Indonesia
  • H. Ahmad Syukri Professors, Sultan Thaha Saifuddin State Islamic University Jambi - Indonesia
  • H. Kasful Anwar. US Assoc Professor, Sultan Thaha Saifuddin State Islamic University Jambi - Indonesia


Leadership Style, Organizational Communication, Work Commitment, Organizational Effectiveness


This study aims to examine the Spiritual Leadership Model of Kyai Pesantren in South Sumatra in order to increase the Productivity of Islamic Boarding Schools in South Sumatra. This research approach uses descriptive qualitative research method with the technique of determining the object of research is done by purposive. Data collection techniques used are observation, interviews and documentation. While the data analysis technique uses a flowing data analysis model, which includes: data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusions/verification. The results of this study found the following: 1). Spiritual leadership is very much needed in this pesantren because Kyai is the most important element of a pesantren, its role in the establishment, growth, development, and management of a pesantren. The character and success of a pesantren is highly dependent on the expertise and depth of knowledge, charisma, authority, and skill of the kyai. 2). The Spiritual leadership model applied in the Raudhatul Ulum Islamic Boarding School, Al-Ittifaqiah Islamic Boarding School and Arriyadh Islamic Boarding School to run the pesantren by: a) making the Qur'an as a flagship program, with this program it is hoped that many generations will memorize the Qur'an. which emerged, b) cawisan (recitation) conducted by the kyai on a regular basis, the kyai in these three Islamic boarding schools had both weekly and monthly schedules. In addition, the kyai's spiritual leadership model is carried out by: a) Al Ma'surat. b) Mudzakarah. c) Halaqah Tarbiyah. 3). How spiritual leadership can increase the productivity of pesantren, namely: First, a) Think Globally and act locally b) Spirit of Charity Saleh c). Disciplined But Flexible, Intelligent and Passionate. 4). The existing productivity with the Kyai's spiritual leadership model in Islamic boarding schools are: a) Establishment of Branch Islamic Boarding Schools, b) School Accreditation, c) Alumni Achievement in Foreign Education, d) Kyai as Political Patrons.


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How to Cite

Ahmad Sopian, H. Ahmad Syukri, & H. Kasful Anwar. US. (2021). KYAI’S SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP MODEL ON INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY OF ISLAMIC BOARDING SCHOOL EDUCATION IN SOUTH SUMATERA. European Journal of Humanities and Educational Advancements, 2(10), 110-115. Retrieved from