Special issue: entrepreneurship and education—links between education and entrepreneurial activity

International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal (Impact Factor: 5.05). 06/2011; 7(2):143-144. DOI: 10.1007/s11365-010-0152-1
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    • "Work and technology training has been a basic and key competency for transforming the society and a modern society and considers as a complex process that takes place over time (Chiru et al, 2012). In fact, training work and technology is a way of thinking and insight and the early years of school can largely help to foster the entrepreneurial spirit in the students (Raposo & Dopaco, 2010) According to the 21st century is presented as the century of knowledge and in the present day a major capital of societies are knowledge, skills and attitudes of human resources, for every society it is necessary to the capital be for the prosperity of society, to attain to this end, we have a great need for training and technology. In this regard, the education system should be diligent in teaching technology and create entrepreneurial spirit of their toddlers. "
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    ABSTRACT: This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of curriculum components of work and technology in terms of the objectives, content, learning experiences and assessment using the sixth grade of elementary school book using a researcher made questionnaire which was performed based on the 341 masters and mistresses employed in sixth grade of elementary schools of education in Tehran were selected by multistage random cluster method. Data obtained using t test was analyzed and the results showed that all four components of the objectives, content, learning experiences and assessment of work and technology books in sixth grade has been effective. KEY WORDS: the sixth grade, books of work and technology, components of the curriculum INTRODUCTION Today the world faces cataclysmic and successive developments that create new knowledge and requirements. The needs which on the one hand help the more welfare of society and from the other side add to their problem. These changes increase from day to day responsibilities and duties of the educational system. Education system as the most significant investment in human resources plays a major role in the prosperity of each country. Education on the other hand adds efficiency of human resources from the way of unlocking potential and promotion of talents and from the other hand, provides the areas for application of excellence and the premiere technology for the workforce. It also opens the ways of elimination of all forms of colonialism and dependency onto a nation. Progress of any society depends on the type and how the activity that takes place in schools. Important factors in this activity are teachers and students (Hosseini, 2010).
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