Entrepreneurship education in elementry schools in order to improve entrepreneurial attitude

Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.A.Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran

2 faculty member


EElementary school is important and crucial in life. As the perceived values are maintained before twenty years old, entrepreneurship education is more important in elementary schools so content of entrepreneurship education should be consistent with students’ needs and capability. To this, many countries through long and short term planning implement entrepreneurship education in formal and informal schools program. This research was done with the aim of identifying the content of entrepreneurship education in elementary schools in order to improve their entrepreneurial attitude with a qualitative approach based on in-depth interview with 9 academic experts and 2 practical experts. Findings present appropriate concepts in entrepreneurship education in elementary schools in 5 dimensions of entrepreneurial attitude including desire to achievement, personal control, creativity and innovation, self-esteem and opportunity recognition. These results help policy makers and experts in entrepreneurship education and organizers of these programs for children to provide the appropriate contents.


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