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Living Conditions and Way of Life of Schoolchildren from the View of Teachers 1989

Resource Type
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Paedagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Teaching profession
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Value orientations, leisure habits, school achievements, common relations in school class and family relations. Topics: Relationship of schoolchildren among themselves; school achievements, characteristics and attitudes of schoolchild with the most influence; schoolchildren with few contacts; significance of FDJ leadership; possibilities for the schoolchildren to take part in structuring school life; problems with which the schoolchildren turn to the teacher; occurrence of discipline difficulties; cooperation of the involved schoolchildren, FDJ leadership, parent work team, parents of the involved schoolchildren, principal, subject teacher, government departments in discipline difficulties; followers of informal groups among the schoolchildren; recommendations for organization of leisure time; opportunities for common organization of leisure time; relations in the schoolchildren and educationalist collective; conduct of the schoolchildren in the collective; character traits of young people; existence of different expressions of opinion and behaviors in school and at home; current political questions of the schoolchildren; future expectations; satisfaction with the occupation as teacher; pleasure and concern in the teaching profession; length of occupation as teacher.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-09 / 1990-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin (municipal district Prenzlauer Berg) and Arnstadt
Sampled Universe
Sample of home-room teachers of the 9th grade schoolchildren interviewed.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 41
    Number of Variables: 96
The study ist a component of the total investigation "Living Conditions and Way of Life of Schoolchildren", ZA Study Nos. 6460-6472.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6472 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Giessmann, B.; Steiner, I.; Wenzke, G.: Kinder und Jugendliche aus der DDR. Reporttexte 1991.
  • Steiner, I.: Zum Wandel der Lebenslagen und Lebenslaufmuster von Kindern und Jugendlichen in der ehemaligen DDR. In: Blüchner, P.; Krüger, H.-H.: Aufwachsen hüben und drüben. Opladen 1991.
  • Giessmann, B.: Die Schule der ehemaligen DDR zwischen struktureller Erstarrung und Reformversuchen. In: 5 bis 10 Schulmagazin. Heft 4/1991.
  • Steiner, I.; Wenzke, G.: Schüler im gesellschaftlichen Umbruch. In: 5 bis 10 Schulmagazin. Heft 4/1991.

Update Metadata: 2019-04-24 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (1990): Lebensbedingungen und Lebensweise von Schülern aus der Sicht von Lehrern 1989. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.