Performance Reports of ICSA 2018 to 2022

In The Name of God


The 3-year Performance Report of ICSA from January 2018 to February 2022


Board of directors elected by the association in the general meeting of 2018:



Association Documents

Modification of the strategic plan of association by Association members
.In order to revise and develope the second edition of the strategic plan of ICSA, the following steps were taken:

1.Surveying the members of association: in order to analyze the performance of the association and discover the strengths and weaknesses of its strategic plan,a questionnaire containing 50 questions was designed in line with the strategic goals of the association and administered to the members of the association .They were asked to provide their additional comments under each question in addition to expressing

their opinion on each option..

2. Analyzing the association’s annual plans over the last 5 year and adapting it to the strategic plan for determining the overlaps and gaps between the short-term plans and the strategic plan.

3. examining and using the strategic plan of associations, scientific and cultural organizations , the Ministry of Science, and scientific and specialized resources developed in this field.

The results were then combined and the conclusions were used in the formulation of the strategic plan.

The method and the results of the members’ survey
In order to survey the members of the ICSA about the performance of the association, a questionnaire with 50 5-choice questions and 15 open-ended questions was developed and sent to the members of the board of directors and the strategic plan committee to get their comments.Upon receiving and applying the comments, the revised questionnaire was sent back and the final comments were received and applied to finalize the questionnaire .
Cited scientific sources and legal documents
The scientific and technological perspective of the Islamic Republic of Iran In the 1404 perspective .

The fifth five-year program of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The comprehensive scientific plan of the country.

The fundamental transformation document in education.

The civil service management law.

The results of field studies.

The evaluation results of the annual programs of the association.

Analysis of the internal and external context of the ICSA
Based on the results obtained from the survey, the Internal and external context of the association was analyzed and based on that, vision, approaches, goals and strategic plans were formulated.

A- Analysis of the internal context of the association


1- Unity and empathy among members for scientific activities;

2- existence of scientific courage in the light of collective thinking;

3- having program-oriented thinking in activities;

4- having the necessary scientific capacity to produce scientific resources;

5- having scientific and social authority among curriculum and educational planning centers;

6- positive attitude towards the use of information and communication technology among members;

7- having scientific abilities to hold scientific conferences and meetings and workshops;

8- mutual support of members for each other’s scientific and social progress;

9- The ability to establish trust-building and effective communication with planning centers;

10- Increasing international interactions.


1- Inefficient structure and organization and methods for participation and full use of members’ capacity;

2- Not having organized facilities for using information and communication technology and creating information banks;

3- Lack of professional interaction with scientific and professional associations;

4- Weakness in localizing curriculum knowledge and responding to needs;

5- insufficient specialized services to subordinate social institutions and organizations;

6- not allocating enough time for association activities by members and elected officials;

7- limited participation in the scientific and executive policies of the country’s curriculum planning;

8- not having stable financial resources and material facilities;

9- little communication with the country’s public media.

B- Analysis of the external context of the association


1- Providing the possibility of interaction and cooperation of scientific associations with each other;

2- Support and organization of scientific associations by the Ministry of Science;

3- Acceptance of the scientific status of the association by policy makers and planning and educational centers of the country;

4- Provision of fields of communication and interaction with scientific and research centers at the national and international level;

5- starting fundamental changes in the educational system and curriculum planning of the country;

6- starting fundamental changes in the scientific system of the country and attention to the production of indigenous science;

7- The provision of suitable cultural and social contexts for the activity of the association;

8- Increasing interest of policy makers and planners from the activities of the association;

9- Feeling the need for scientific curriculum planning services in scientific organizations and institutions of the country;

10- Increasing the population of curriculum graduates and increasing their presence in policy and planning centers;

11- Providing the possibility of using information and communication technology in the development of scientific and organizational communication;

12- Increasing the willingness of universities in different provinces of the country to participate such as establishing a provincial branch, hosting conferences and publishing quarterly magazines.


1- Exclusion of scientific associations from the country’s public media;

2- lack of sufficient interaction with the policy and planning centers of the country due to the centralization of the educational policy and curriculum planning system;

3- Existence of structural limitations in the management of curriculum and educational planning of the country to play a policy-making role by the association;

4- Lack of serious attention to the role of scientific associations in the reconstruction and modernization of the country’s planning and education system;

5- Lack of sufficient support in providing financial support resources and suitable and sustainable material facilities for studies and scientific productions of associations;

6- lack of public resources and facilities for the publication and dissemination of ideas and scientific products of scientific associations;

7- lack of conditions and facilities for international cooperation;

8- There are no conditions and facilities for creating banks and common information sources with other aligned scientific and specialized associations in other countries of the world.

The ICSA is a national, non-governmental and non profit Institution, consisting of curriculum experts and graduates, which through national

and global cooperation and interaction using the latest scientific, research and technological achievements seeks to develop curriculum knowledge with a global and local perspective .It hopes to improve the quality of policy and performance, promote the scientific and professional status by adhering to professional ethics, and tries to achieve scientific authority at the national and international levels.

– Participation, collective management and responsibility,

– Observing professional ethics,

– indigenization,

– program-oriented

– Producing and promoting curriculum knowledge according to the needs;

– improving the quality of learning environment and performance in Iran’s educational system;

– educating thev production and application of curricula based on information and communication technology (ICT);

– Developing a system of professional supervision and evaluation of policies, programs and activities, scientific and professional social development of curriculum specialists, development of interaction and organizational cooperation at the national and international level.

– Development of interaction and scientific cooperation at the national, regional and global level;

– Attention to the production and dissemination of curriculum knowledge with an emphasis on localization;

– Efforts to guide the field of scientific publishing in the field of curriculum and its supervision;

– Providing grounds for participation in policy making and curriculum planning;

– Creating a platform for the development of the participation of thinkers and curriculum experts and community members;

– Criticizing and evaluating the performance of scientific, educational and executive institutions and institutions;

– Providing financial resources and supporting and improving productivity;

– Development of Fava-based interactions and activities (ICT);

– Development of fields of participation in research policy in the field of curriculum;

– Efforts to provide advice and guidance to scientific, educational and executive institutions;

– Criticism and evaluation and protection of cultural values and professional ethics of the association;

– Supporting innovation, initiative, dynamism and success in the curriculum area;

– Diligence in meeting the needs of relevant governmental and non-governmental institutions and centers in the field of curriculum;

– Helping to strengthen the scientific, organizational and professional identity of curriculum studies students.