Structure Analysis of Schools (Principal Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hummell, Hans-Joachim (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Klein, Michael (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Wieken-Mayser, Maria (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Ziegler, Rolf (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
principal; goal of education; pupils; school profile
  • Abstract

    The education situation in school and school experiments from the view of school principals. Regional data from the area served by the school. Topics: Special features of the school; education concept applied by the school; school experiments conducted and attitude to school experiments; existence of inclination groups, student newspaper and student co-responsibility; conducting school events; numerical development of number of schoolchildren; characterization of area served; knowledge about social composition of the schoolchildren; dominant class group in the schoolchildren population; difficulties in material furnishing of the school such as e.g. lack of rooms and difficulties in filling teacher positions; training of student teachers; attitude to increasing politization of schoolchildren; type of political actions conducted by the schoolchildren. Also encoded were the following regional data: relative school attendance or high school attendance in the region; proportion of non-self-employed workers; proportion of employees in the primary, secondary and tertiary area; religious denomination affiliation; index of gross domestic product; population density; district code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-12 / 1970-01
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Principals at high schools.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with non-standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 68
    Number of Variables: 155
Survey unit: principals### In the framework of the project also schoolchildren (ZA Study No. 0600) as well as parents (ZA Study No. 0639) and teachers (ZA Study No. 0640) were interviewed.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0996 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22