Volume 2, Issue 2 (9-2013)                   TLR 2013, 2(2): 109-128 | Back to browse issues page

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Balaghat S, Naghibzadeh M, Ghaedi Y, Mahmoudnia A. Surveying Challenges and Opportunities of Democracy Education in Fars Province Primary Schools. TLR. 2013; 2 (2) :109-128
URL: http://tlr.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-88-en.html
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The purpose of this research, with field research (survey), is surveying and determining challenges and opportunities of democracy education in Fars Province primary school. In this paper, democracy is considered as life style. The statistical population is all primary school teachers. 372 persons were selected by multi-step cluster sampling. Data gathering tool was structured questionnaire in Likert scale. Data analysis was done in descriptive and deduction forms. Findings showed that some challenges on democracy education in primary schools including lack of civilized institutes and agencies, dictatorship atmosphere in some families, intense bureaucracy, extreme concentration of education system, dominant tradition of speaking- teacher methodology, limited application of active and participating teaching system, class distance between students, and economic, social and educational inequality was observed among some teachers' behavior. Some of future opportunities of democracy …. In primary schools can be teachers councils, student councils, "life school" plan, establishment and development of thought rooms, teacher-parent community, establishment of student scientific groups and communities, participating learning, active and discovering teaching methods, researcher teacher plan, growth network, and job consultation of students' parents.
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