Interval Study Capabilities: Older Cohort 1985-1995, 6th Wave 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:
    • Vocational education
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
adolescent; vocational education; working conditions; career aspiration; job performance; course of education
  • Abstract

    Occupation biographical courses of young people, expectations, conduct and condition relating to vocational training. Topics: Goals in life; leisure interests; satisfaction with living conditions, social development in the GDR, with personal capabilities and characteristics, with vocational training and one's own health; expectations in youth; orientations and motives for personal action; assessment of personal conduct and condition; attitude to work; education goals after school degree; type of continuing education facility; direction of specialization; motives for decision about path of education undertaken; certainty of decision; extent to which informed about occupational perspectives and requirements in training; personal first names in training and status of realization; additional occupation with interesting problem areas; expectations for later achievement effects; motives for vocational training; course of application; difficulties in vocational training; desired occupation achieved; requirements in vocational training; achievements in training; achievement comparisons in group; final grades of school subjects; demographic information.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-12
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Panel of the Interval Study ´Capability Development - Older Cohort´. Sample of schoolchildren with different instruction.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment:
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 521
    Number of Variables: 224
The first to fifth wave of the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Older Cohort" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6122 to 6126. The Interval Study was continued after 1990 in the project "Access to Occupation and Course of Occupation Biographies of Young People in the East of Germany". These waves have ZA Study Nos. 6184 to 6186. Furthermore the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Older Cohort" was conducted in parallel in a younger cohort (ZA Study Nos. 6117 to 6121 and 6180 to 6183).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6127 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

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