The Views of Class Teachers on Acquisition of Entrepreneurship Ability

Soner Aladağ

Abstract


Aim of this study is to determine the views of class teachers on the acquisition of entrepreneurship abilities. With being a qualitative research, adopted approach is phenomenology. Study group was determined by a suitable sampling method. The study group included eight classroom teachers working in primary schools in Aydın. The data of the study were collected using a semi-structured interview technique based on qualitative research. Content analysis method was used in the analysis of the data. At the end of the study, four main themes were reached. These themes; entrepreneurship abilities in teaching programs, methods and techniques in transferring entrepreneurship abilities, difficulties in transferring entrepreneurship abilities, and suggestions for transferring entrepreneurship abilities. All of the class teachers who participated in the study have the opinion that entrepreneurship abilities must be included in the curriculum. Class teachers who expressed their views on the adequacy of teaching programs in terms of entrepreneurship abilities found their teaching programs inadequate. Teachers who participated in the study stated that they use the drama method most in their entrepreneurship abilities. Class teachers explained difficulties they encounter with problems with the program, student, parent, and school conditions. One of the main difficulties faced by teachers in the transfer of abilities is program-related problems. With the light of the data obtained, class teachers load the problems they experience into factors outside of themselves. They do not evaluate themselves in terms of desire, knowledge and skill.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v5i8.2457

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