Globalization has had such a huge impact on the nation's generation, one of
which is the degradation of characters who are increasingly unstoppable among students.
The role of Islamic Religious Education teachers is increasingly complex in the Industrial
Revolution era 4.0. The teacher is not only required to master the learning material, but
the teacher is required to instill character. From this background gives encouragement to
the author to conduct research on how the Role of Islamic Religious Education Teachers
in the Formation of Student Character in the Era of the Industrial Revolution 4.0
Revolution. This type of research is a descriptive qualitative field research. The data
collection method is by interview, observation, or field notes, and communication.
Whereas data analysis uses descriptive analytic and finally conclusions. The purpose of
this study was to ditermine the role of islamic religious education teachers in shaping
student characte. The results showed that in forming the character of students of SMAN 9
Kerinci used a comprehensive approach. As for the character values possessed namely
religious, responsibility, honesty, creative, democratic, disciplined, independent, tolerance,
hard work, caring for the environment, polite, and simple.