Inclusion of Entrepreneurship Education in Secondary Level Curriculum: A Study of Teachers’ Perceptions in Pakistan

Authors

  • Syeda Fatima Tajammal Undergraduate Scholar, Department of Education, NUML, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Nosheen Wajid Lecturer, Department of Education, NUML, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Jan Alam Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Wah, Wah Cantt., Punjab, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55737/qjss.3974519431

Keywords:

Entrepreneurship Education, Teacher’s Perception, Curriculum, Secondary Level, Pakistan

Abstract

The goal of entrepreneurship education is to help people develop their creative thinking skills from the ground up since this will help them develop a business perspective. Students who have an education in entrepreneurship will be better able to spot opportunities, take calculated risks to launch new businesses and build the self-assurance necessary to pursue their ideas for long-term financial security. Pakistan is deficient in the study of entrepreneurship, especially in secondary education. Because of this, the goal of the current study was to investigate teachers' perceptions of the need for teacher training programs in order to incorporate entrepreneurship education into secondary curricula and their views about entrepreneurship education in general. The study is qualitative in nature, and data were collected via semi-structured interviews with the ten secondary school teachers in District Rawalpindi using a convenient sampling technique. The collected data were analyzed via interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA). Results from the study indicated teachers’ positive perceptions towards entrepreneurship education in the secondary level curriculum, which required pieces of training and guidance. The study recommended particular workshops and contents in the curriculum for the development of students’ ideas about entrepreneurship education.

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Author Biography

  • Jan Alam, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Wah, Wah Cantt., Punjab, Pakistan.

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2024-06-30

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Tajammal, S. F., Wajid, N., & Alam, J. (2024). Inclusion of Entrepreneurship Education in Secondary Level Curriculum: A Study of Teachers’ Perceptions in Pakistan. Qlantic Journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 404-410. https://doi.org/10.55737/qjss.3974519431

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