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School System in figures. The Educational system of the former DDR from 1950 to 1989.

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Diebolt, Claude
Publication Date
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
education system; funding; funding policy; school; vocational education; preschool school; university; German Democratic Republic (GDR)
  • Abstract

    Topics Timeseries available via the downloadsystem HISTAT ( HISTAT (Topic: education) Timeseries Data are divided into the following parts: A1 School education and vocational education(1955-1989) A2 Preschool education in the former German Democratic Republic GDR (1955-1989) A3 GDR standard school up to 10th grade (= Secondary Education)(1955-1989) A4 Vocational Schools (1950-1989) A5 Post Graduation (University) (1950-1989) B1 Population by age groups C1 Official Expenditures on Education (1950-1989).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1950 / 1989
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Time Dimension
  • Time Series
Collection Mode
  • Aggregation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 40
    Number of Variables: 43
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8241 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Diebolt, Claude: L´Ecole En Chiffres. Le système éducatif de l´ancienne République Démocratique d´Allemangne, 1950-1989. In: Savoir. Educaton - Formation, Jg. 10, No. 2/3/4. S. 148-165, 1998.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Diebolt, Claude (2006): Schule in Zahlen. Das Bildungssystem der ehemaligen Deutschen Demokratischen Republik (DDR), 1950 – 1989.. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.