The Impact of Education on Social and Cultural Aspects of Sustainable Development in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Document Type : Original Article


1 Ph.D. student of political science, Lamerd Unit, Islamic Azad University, Lamerd, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor of Political Science, Lamer Unit, Islamic Azad University, Lamerd, Iran (Corresponding Author)


Education is the most effective mechanism of society to deal with the greatest challenge of this century, sustainable development. This research was conducted with the aim of studying the impact of education on social and cultural aspects of sustainable development in the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2020. After reviewing the theoretical framework and the research background, a conceptual model was developed, and a questionnaire was designed to measure the variables of the research. Then, the questionnaire was distributed among the sample. The obtained data were analyzed using descriptive statistical indicators and factor analysis. SPSS software was used to analyze the data, and to test the model and hypotheses, structural equation modeling using partial least squares was used. Cronbach's alpha was all above 0.7 and the construct validity was also good. The results of data analysis showed that all relationships between research variables were confirmed, (the results are as follows: Education on Sustainable Development is: 0.77, Training Methods on Sustainable Development is 0.37, Political Culture on Sustainable Development is 0.43). The impact of political culture on political development is greater.