Teacher Survey 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Educational policy
    • Teaching profession
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
teacher; school system; education system; reunification
  • Abstract

    Changes in the education system after the political turning point, individualization in instruction, comparison of the education systems of GDR and FRG. Topics: Attitude to teaching occupation in general; evaluation of personal dealing with children; sense of well-being and acceptance among the teaching staff; appropriate judgement of achievement by teaching staff; stand on current occupational requirements; fear of loss of job; self-assessment of personal authority and trust among the schoolchildren; openness and criticism in dealing with the schoolchildren; extent to which informed about problems, interests and leisure activities of the schoolchildren; conveying a humanistic life position; intent to change occupations; changes in school atmosphere (scale); assessment of changed relations between teachers and schoolchildren, teachers and parents, teachers and their colleagues; concerns regarding the development of use of addictive drugs, AIDS, nationalism, hostility to foreigners, thinking in terms of competition, social injustice, achievement stress, status of all-round education; stand on the education system of the GDR; desired orientation of the school in the future (scale); preferred forms of involvement for the future (scale); evaluation of the burden in the occupational, social and personal area (scale); satisfaction with personal structuring of instruction (scale); feeling of deficits in occupational qualification (scale); opinion on individualization in school education and on organizational and content consequences (scale); stand on enforcement of the achievement principle in school and evaluation of necessary measures for this (scale); evaluation of points of criticism in the school system such as education goals, training goals, teaching methods, learning methods, political orientation etc.; assessment of the reserves in democratization of the school (scale); use of democratic rights in school; comparison of the education systems of GDR and FRG regarding equal opportunities, achievement orientation, all-round education, content orientation etc.; school type, subject area and class level taught; number of hours of instruction per week; evaluation of income in comparison with other college and technical college staff; intended occupational or technical qualification; function in school, in parties and organizations.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Summer 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Teachers of various subject areas of polytechnical and extended secondary schools.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 484
    Number of Variables: 168
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6028 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22