The Hidden Curriculum in Technology
The phenomenon of entrepreneurship is
transforming the world in all sectors. The
research aims to identify the hidden
curriculum in the Business Incubator,
presenting a Model.
2 . METHODOLOGY
The research is exploratory and qualitative.
It is a case study in the Technology
Development Center at the University of
Brasilia with 6 (six) incubator companies. The
method was used a structured interview and
3. RESEARCH QUESTION
Is there a hidden curriculum in the Formation of
Entrepreneurs in Technology Based Incubators?
Is possible to proporse a Model Idenfication
4. HIDDEN CURRICULUM
The concept of hidden curriculum was
employed by Philip Jackson in 1968 for the first
time in the book "Life in classrooms" where he
observed the student learning in school.
5. HIDDEN CURRICULUM
In this research, the concept in this book Hidden
Curriculum: Identity Documents. An Introduction to the
Theory of Curriculum by Thomas Silva (2001):
"It’consists of all those aspects of the school
environment, without making an explicit part of the
official curriculum, contribute to implicit social learning
relevant, what is learned in the hidden curriculum are:
attitudes, behaviors, values and guidelines ."
The term entrepreneur was first time used in 1755
by Richard Cantilon, in his work, "Essai" as someone
who organizes and takes risks, aiming to make
In 1911, Schumpeter, Theory of Economic
Development has defined as "responsible for the
process of creative destruction, it’s being the
fundamental impulse that drives and keeps the
capitalist engine in motion, creating new products, new
production methods, new markets, overlapping the old
The concept of Entrepreneur Business Incubator is
defined by Emanuel Leite in his book: The
Phenomenon of Entrepreneurship :
"It’s the individual who creates a company to make
products or services using high tech, incorporating
principles and recent applications of innovative
processes, even if not unprecedented."
9 . BUSINESS INCUBATOR
The origin of the Business Incubator
occurred in Silicon Valley (USA) to facilitate the
creation of product companies and / or services
from Universities to the Market.
10 . BUSINESS INCUBATOR
According to ANPROTEC – Technology
Business Incubators are institutions linked to
universities, governmental sectors or research
institutes that provide physical infrastructure,
business support, technical support and
consulting for start-ups.
11 . CONCLUSION
The expected result is the identification of the
hidden curriculum in the incubator, by means
of a model that can be used by the Incubator’s
Manager, as a tool in planning the official
in order to improve the
entrepreneurial learning in the Incubator.