Social Experiences of Young People in Transition into Working Life 1986 (Apprentices)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Paedagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
    • Vocational education
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
young adult; occupational choice; labor relations; school; working conditions; social attitude; life planning; Work attitude
  • Abstract

    Daily values, future expectations, school achievements, attitude to school and expectations of choice of occupation. Topics: Satisfaction with selected occupation; fulfillment of occupation desire; influence on choice of occupation by parents, relatives, friends, teacher for occupation advice, class leaders, polytechnical instruction, work and interest groups, media, advertising of companies, center for occupation advice; work values (scale); significance of modern technology in training (scale); readiness to work in shift work; relations in class collective of the vocational school and in the work collective; just treatment in school, training facility, family and public; role of the FDJ (scale); free expression of opinion in school / training facility; co-determination in the company; willingness to participate in commissions and committees; preparation of school for work demands; school knowledge as solid basis for vocational training; difficulties in transition into training; positive and negative memories of school; relationship of personal experiences and knowledge provided; significance of selected occupation for science and technology; influence of science and technology on one's own employment; every-day values such as work, money, harmonic family life, achievement, obedience, knowledge, good relations, political position, good friends and colleagues; future expectations (scale); goals in life (scale); changes in organization of leisure time; time period of life planning; personal life planning regarding residence, marital status, desire for children, employment and political commitment; material desires; grade of final examination in the 10th grade; performance achieved in theoretical and practical training; training occupation; satisfaction with occupation after training; membership and functions in organizations; vocational certificate and occupation group of parents; family structure; participation in the school investigation; willingness to participate further in the survey.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-03 / 1986-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Brandenburg (city)
Sampled Universe
Sample of apprentices in the last year as an apprentice.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 670
    Number of Variables: 153
The study is a component of the total investigation "Social Experiences of Young People in Transition into Working Life", ZA Study Nos. 6473-6480.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6475 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Steiner, I.; Hoffmann, S.; Kühnel, W.; Stock, M.; Wenzke, G.: Der Übergang von der Schule in die berufliche Ausbildung - eine Bewährungsanalyse. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1987. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-1036.

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