Volume 20, Issue 108 (12-2021)                   Journal of Psychological Science 2021, 20(108): 2161-2180 | Back to browse issues page

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Associate Professor, Counseling Department, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran. , kiiumars@yahoo.com
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Background: currently, due to the lack of career guidance program and entrepreneurship education in Iran first secondary school, the necessary preparations for the career path of students are done by incorporating these components in textbooks. Therefore, it is necessary to investigate the integrated model, which was neglected in previous studies
Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the conceptual model of career guidance and entrepreneurship component integrated in the textbooks content of first secondary school.
Methods: This research used qualitative content analysis method to identify and extract components, and content analysis technique to organize the conceptual model. The statistical population was purposefully selected seventh to ninth grade textbooks for the 1400-99 academic year and samples including technology textbooks, three-level social studies, and seventh and eighth grade lifestyle
Results: 125 codes and 20 basic themes were extracted; Essential codes and themes were identified and validated by 13 counseling and entrepreneurship experts by CVR method. 89 codes and 19 essential basic themes identified in the following to 3 organizing themes (career choice readiness, entrepreneurial competencies and basic competencies) and the comprehensive theme of career readiness, conceptual model was organized. 46.07%, 34.83% and 56.18% of the codes in the seventh to ninth have been neglected. The themes of career choice readiness include: career information 12.99%, career and decision-making skills 6.96%, career attitude 2.09% and the entrepreneurial competencies of 19.03% in the content of the textbooks have been considered.
Conclusion: The results showed that a significant percentage of the essential themes are neglected and the components are embedded locally in the content of textbooks. The comparison of integration model with development models of career choice indicates the dominance of the immediate view over the developmental of career choice, Therefore, the integration model doesn't have the necessary efficiency in career readiness of students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/06/20 | Accepted: 2022/03/30 | Published: 2022/02/16

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