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Education Decisions of High School Graduates

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Kern, Bärbel (Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut, Göttingen)
  • Wellenreuther, Martin (Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut, Göttingen)
  • Herlyn, Ingrid (Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut, Göttingen)
  • Müller, Elfi (Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut, Göttingen)
Publication Date
1971
Contributor
  • Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut, Goettingen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Youth
Description
  • Abstract

    Concepts of occupation, extent to which informed about education opportunities and education decisions of high school graduates in Lower Saxony. Topics: Relationship with teachers; preferred educational goals of the school; preferred school subjects; reasons for personally attending high school; influence of parents on school attendance of child; interest of parents in school matters and contacts with the teachers; judgement on advice about college and occupation; occupation plans and expectations of the future occupation; decisions already made about occupation and college training; extent to which informed about future training; desired city of study and degree; attitude to college; preferred housing; assessment of the extent to which parents are informed about study conditions and occupational chances; judgement on the upbringing style of parents; relationship with parents; assessment of work satisfaction of parents; reference group of parents and personal reference person; personal leisure activity and leisure behavior of parents; political interest and party sympathy of parents; attitudes of parents to demonstrations; attitude to society, the economic system and the government; assessment of equal opportunities in the occupation. Demography: age; sex; family composition; age and number of siblings; social origins; city size. Interviewer rating: length of interview; interest of respondent in survey topic; difficulties during interview and general impression of respondent. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer and identification of encoder.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-04 / 1971-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
Sampled Universe
High school graduates
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified cluster sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 550
    Number of Variables: 96
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0877 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Kern, Bärbel; Wellenreuther, Martin; Herlyn, Ingrid; Müller, Elfi: Ausbildungsentscheidungen von Abiturienten: Ein empirischer Beitrag zum Problem der Bildungsmobilität. Göttingen: 1973.

Update Metadata: 2019-03-25 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Kern, Bärbel; Wellenreuther, Martin; Herlyn, Ingrid; Müller, Elfi (1971): Ausbildungsentscheidungen von Abiturienten. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0877