An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


The current study aimed to reveal the effectiveness of 9th Grade life skills' curriculum in Sultanate of Oman to achieve entrepreneurship competencies at South Batina Governate in Sultanate of Oman. The study sample was consisted of 61 life skills teachers (both males and females) in addition to the 9th life skills’ textbook. Two tools were used to collect raw data: the questionnaire which included 36 items that were distributed into 8 sections (self- awareness, decision making, taking responsibility & independence, communication, creativity & innovation, initiative & ambition, project management, and taking risk) and the curriculum content analysis card. The findings showed a compatible between the relevant teachers’ points of view and the content analysis in some entrepreneurship competencies such as (project management, communication, decision making) and non-compatible in other competencies such as (self-awareness, taking responsibility & independence, creativity & innovation, initiation & ambition, and risk-taking). According to the findings, the study recommended holding a training workshops for the life skills teachers and improving the life skills’ curricula of all different grades taking into account the educational goals and policies which aim for sustainable development related to the entrepreneurship to enable the students to establish their leadership businesses in the future.