Designing a Model for the Spiritual Elevation of Students with an Emphasis on Outcomes


  • Amene Sepahvand Department of Educational Sciences, Khorramabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Khorramabad, Iran Author



Objective: The application of spirituality in today's fast-paced and concern-filled life; attention to the transcendent aspect, inner truth, meaning-making, and deep thinking that, by shaping in the minds of students, leads to the development of security, peace, the spread of joy and contagious happiness among the community, and its spiritual elevation. The present study aimed to design a model for the spiritual elevation of students with an emphasis on outcomes.

Methods and Materials: The method of the current study was qualitative and utilized an interpretative content analysis approach. For this purpose, findings from the review of literature and theoretical foundations were aligned with the results from the analysis of semi-structured interviews conducted purposively and optimally with members of the educational science group at universities and higher education centers in Lorestan province in 2023. The research tool was semi-structured interviews, for which validity was assessed using a formal method, and reliability was measured using an inter-coder agreement coefficient, which resulted in 87%. Data analysis was also conducted using a coding method.

Findings: After analyzing the data, eventually, eight indicators based on the outcomes formed the model of students' spiritual elevation, which included insight, faith, social responsibility, spiritual self-awareness, spiritual aesthetics, purposefulness, meaning-centeredness, and ethics-orientedness.

Conclusion:  The use of the findings of this article can practically play a role in fostering the spirit of spirituality among students in a real and non-abstract manner, and its extension to society can be beneficial.


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Sepahvand, A. (2024). Designing a Model for the Spiritual Elevation of Students with an Emphasis on Outcomes. Journal of Adolescent and Youth Psychological Studies (JAYPS), 5(3), 139-146.

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