The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 3
Page No. 407 - 413

Education and Modernism During the First Pahlavi Era

Authors : Golnaz Saeidi, Daryush Rahmanian, Alireza Ali Soofi and Naghi Dadrasi

Abstract: This research investigates the performance of education in the field of developing the modernism during the first Pahlavi era and seeks to study the education functions in the field of developing the modernism through the descriptive and analytical methods and also historical approach as well as evaluating the performance of education during the first Pahlavi era. Reza Shah’s government implemented the widespread program for modernization of society through the Western and Secular Model with imperative approach. The department of education also had a significant contribution to government to enhance the skilled and technical labor as well as developing the modern life style among the students and also the innovation, change and dissemination of science and training the new elites and developing the social monitoring but due to the mismatch between the education functions and the characteristics of authoritarian regimes and also the lack of coordination between the government policies with the objectives and aspirations of various classes of society and also due to the shortage of education budget and the large number of illiterates and shortage of facilities in Iran, most of the education functions in the field of modernizing the society had = poor performance and reached undesired results.

How to cite this article:

Golnaz Saeidi, Daryush Rahmanian, Alireza Ali Soofi and Naghi Dadrasi, 2016. Education and Modernism During the First Pahlavi Era. The Social Sciences, 11: 407-413.

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