Main Article Content
Curriculum development in education cannot be ignored. Until now, the 2013 curriculum is still being implemented in Indonesia after previously Indonesia had repeatedly changed the curriculum. In developing the special curriculum which is under the protection of the Ministry of Religion, Decree of the Minister of Religion (KMA) No. 183 of 2019 concerning the curriculum for Islamic Religious Education and Arabic Language in Universities is enforced as a reference. Many parties are involved in curriculum development, including school principals, teachers, school committees and students. The principal as a curriculum developer has the role of manager, leader and supervisor. This study aims to determine the role of school principals in developing the 2013 curriculum at MAS Al-Wasliyah 22 Tembung. In addition, this study also aims to describe the form of curriculum 2013 development carried out by the principal of MAS Al-Wasliyah 22 Tembung. The research methodology used is a qualitative approach that creates a global and environmental reflection that can be presented in words, conveying detailed thoughts obtained from the informant base by means of debriefing, monitoring and selecting information gathering methods. The results of the research are in the form of basic information and data related to the position of the school principal in developing the 2013 curriculum at MAS Al-Wasliyah 22 Tembung.