Structure Analysis of the School (Teacher Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hummell, Hans J. (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Ziegler, Rolf (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Wieken-Mayser, Maria (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Klein, Michael (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Teaching profession
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
occupational choice; job history; teacher; teaching method; secondary school (Gymnasium); curriculum subject; expectation; advanced vocational education; assessment; pupil; school climate; home-school interaction
  • Abstract

    Social structure of the school as well as professional image, job situation and education practices of teachers in North Rhine-Westphalia. Topics: 1. Survey of all teachers: reasons for the choice of the teaching occupation; occupational socialization and work satisfaction; subjects; pedagogical concept; number of hours each week; points of view in grading and promoting; existence of pedagogical conferences; discussion of technical problems; characterization of teaching staff; advantages of one´s own school and comparison with other schools; disturbances of work; reading technical journals; recognition for achievements within and outside of school; consideration of wishes of schoolchildren; requirements of the schoolchildren; contact with parents, a say and consultation; educational goals of a higher school; factors for school success; attitude to reform measures and sex education; educational reserves among worker children. 2. Additional questions for teachers of the 10th grade interviewed: a. for every schoolchild: judgement on ability, popularity, conduct, influence on classmates as well as contact with parents. b. for the class as a whole: presence of cliques, status factors in the class and standing of the class within the school. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; professional career; membership; media usage. Also encoded was: month of response.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-12 / 1970-01
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Full-time and part-time teachers at the 68 high schools at which ZA Study No. 0600 was conducted.
Total universe/Complete enumeration; Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2680
    Number of Variables: 290
Survey unit: teachers### In the framework of the project the schoolchildren (ZA Study No. 0600), the parents (ZA Study No. 0639) as well as the principals of the schools (ZA Study No. 0996) were also interviewed.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0640 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Eirmbter, Willi: Ökologische und strukturelle Aspekte der Bildungsbeteiligung. Weinheim: Beltz 1976.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 103 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22