Designing Desirable Curriculum Goals Based on the Components of Entrepreneurship in Elementary Schools: The Viewpoint of Teachers and Experts

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 PhD Student, Department of Educational Sciences, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

2 Department of Educational Sciences, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to carry out a design on the desirable goals of curricula based on the components of entrepreneurship in the elementary schools from the viewpoint of teachers and experts. Hence, the research employed grounded and applied method. To collect data, a 22-item researcher-made questionnaire was designed in terms of knowledge, attitude, and skill. The sample size of 289 teachers was used using the Cochran formula, the entire statistical population was sampled as the statistical population of experts was limited. A random stratified sampling method was used to select the teachers’ sample. Frequency and percentages were used to analyze the data at the descriptive statistics level. In inferential statistics, chi-square test was used at 5% significance level. The results of the research revealed that, from the viewpoint of teachers and specialists, the desirable goals in the entrepreneurial curriculum were well suited to the dimensions of knowledge, attitude, and skills.

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