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Social Experiences of Young People in Transition into Working Life 1986 (Technical College Students)

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:
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Youth
  • 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); shift work or willingness to work in shift work; relations in seminar group and in work collective; just treatment in the technical college, family and public; role of the FDJ; free expression of opinion in the technical college; preparation of school for studies; 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; 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 in the final examination of the 10th grade; performance achieved in theoretical and practical training; training occupation; 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
Selection of technical college students.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 67
    Number of Variables: 139
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
  • ZA6476 (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.

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

Abteilung Bildungssoziologie an der Akademie der Pädagogischen Wissenschaften, Berlin (1986): Soziale Erfahrungen Jugendlicher beim Übergang in die Berufswelt 1986 (Fachschulstudenten). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.