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Youth, Education and Training

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB), Berlin
Publication Date
  • SINUS, Munich (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Vocational education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
training; firm; course of education; occupational choice; part-time vocational school
  • Abstract

    Information on choice of occupation and occupation learned. Judgement on education situation and future job possibilities. Topics: Positive or negative feelings on selected terms and areas of life; information on training occupation; company size; activities after completion of school; begin of employment and expected date for chamber of commerce final examination; number of applications and acceptances received; length of the application phase; training occupations for applications; most important criteria for choice of occupation (scale); participants and their influence on the decision for the current training occupation; assumed primary factor in hiring; mediation agencies; assumed significance of gender in the search for a training vacancy; considerations about foregoing vocational training; reasons for selection of the current training vacancy (scale); number of trainees at work; monthly education compensation and fees for lodging and food; getting along with the income; satisfaction with training and job (scale); trouble and problems in training; place for complaints and changes after a complaint; thoughts of breaking off training; participation in teaching by topics; agreement of vocational school instruction with vocational training; satisfaction with quality of vocational school training; perceived deficits in vocational school training; satisfaction with time relationship of company training and vocational school instruction; discussion of company problems in vocational school instruction; number of absences from instruction; interest of the company in attendance at vocational school; expectation of future occupational life (scale); prospects for steady employment in the company and expected chances in the training occupation with other companies; classification of the probability of possible activities after conclusion of training; possible reasons to leave the current company (scale); attitude to training contrary to personal inclinations; behavior that can have positive or negative effect on occupational future (scale); work orientation and expectations of further education; conflict partners; conversation partner with occupational problems as well as persons with whom occupational problems cannot be discussed; judgement on the atmosphere at work and the relationship to superiors, colleagues and parents; judgement on various views on the reasons for unemployment; personal fear of unemployment; preferred measures to reduce transfer difficulties of trainees into a subsequent job; preference for part-time work or full-time work of different types; career expectation; criticism of the training principles; assessment of political and occupational future prospects; preferred type of political participation; possible reason to quit a job; leisure activities; occupation problems in leisure time; expectation still to be working in the training occupation ten years from now; ideas about life and work abroad; preferred countries; personal advantages and disadvantages of a closer combining of Western European nations; attitude to a European passport; concept about division of occupation, housework and raising children; intensity of communication within the family; importance of selected areas of life and leisure activities. Demography: nationality; age; sex; marital status; respondent has children; number of siblings; month and year in which respondent left school; school education of mother or father; school education of respondent; vocational training of mother or father; occupational position of father or mother; monthly net household income (classified); size of household; housing situation of respondent; state; degree of urbanization of place of residence or place of work; place of work is same as place of residence; change of place of residence to take up the apprenticeship; commuting time to work. Interviewer rating: one of the parents of the respondent was also interviewed.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Trainees in the last and next-to-the-last year as apprentice.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (for vocational schools)
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 996
    Number of Variables: 561
The further surveys of parents, vocational school instructors and trainers conducted in the framework of the complete project are not archived in the Zentralarchiv.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1596 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • BIBB (Type: FDZ)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Davids, Sabine; Hecker, Ursula; Kloas, Peter-Werner; Schweikert, Klaus: Jugend, Ausbildung und Beruf: Ergebnisse einer Vorstudie zu den berufsbezogenen Erfahrungen und Einstellungen von Jugendlichen. Berlin: Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung Berlin (BIBB) 1985. (JAB-Arbeitspapiere, Heft 2)
  • Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung Berlin (Hrsg.): Jugend, Ausbildung und Beruf: Erhebungsinstrumente der Studie "Ausbildung '85". Forschungsprojektbericht. Berlin: Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung Berlin (BIBB) 1986. (JAB-Arbeitspapiere, Heft 3)
  • Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung Berlin (Hrsg.): Jugend, Ausbildung und Beruf: Projektinformation anläßlich der Hochschultage "Berufliche Bildung '86". Forschungsprojektbericht. Berlin: Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung Berlin (BIBB) 1986. (JAB-Arbeitspapiere, Heft 4)
  • Davids, Sabine; Hecker, Ursula; Kloas, Peter-Werner; Schweikert, Klaus: Jugend, Ausbildung und Beruf: Ausgewählte Ergebnisse. Projektpräsentation im Forschungsausschuß des Bundesinstituts für Berufsbildung, Berlin. Berlin: Bundesinstiutt für Berufsbildung Berlin (BIBB) 1987. (JAB-Arbeitspapiere, Heft 5)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB), Berlin (1987): Jugend, Ausbildung und Beruf. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.