Raising Awareness of Employees for the Problem of Functional Illiteracy in Companies (SAPfA)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Ehmig, Simone C. (Stiftung Lesen, Mainz)
  • Heymann, Lukas (Stiftung Lesen, Mainz)
Other Title
  • SAPfA - Alphabetisierung und Grundbildung am Arbeitsplatz (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Unemployment
    • In-job training
    • Life-long/continuing education
    • Social conditions and indicators
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
illiteracy; literacy; unskilled person; labor relations; enterprise
  • Abstract

    Survey of employers and employees to functional illiteracy in the professional environment.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-11-01 / 2013-12-01
    Employer survey
  • 2013-10-31 / 2013-12-02
    Employee survey
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Employer survey: Owners, managing directors, and HR managers of companies and businesses with more than 5 employees in industrial sectors with above-average proportion of functional illiterates who constantly or often employ low-skilled workers without professional qualifications. Employee survey: Workers with simple or average education, who have no vocational qualification or often work directly with low-skilled colleagues without professional qualifications. Considered were employees of companies and businesses with more than 5 employees in in industrial sectors with above-average proportion of functional illiterates.
Non-probability: Quota; Sampling Procedure Comment: Employer survey: Non-Probability Sample: Quota Sample Employee survey: Non-Probability Sample: Quota Sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI (Paper and Pencil Interview)
SAPfA - A study of Stiftung Lesen (German Reading Foundation), funding priority ´Arbeitsplatzorientierte Alphabetisierung und Grundbildung Erwachsener´ of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. FKZ: 01AB12012.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6680 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Ehmig, Simone C.; Heymann, Lukas; Seelmann, Carolin: Alphabetisierung und Grundbildung am Arbeitsplatz: Sichtweisen im beruflichen Umfeld und ihre Potenziale. Eine Studie der Stiftung Lesen im Förderschwerpunkt ´Arbeitsplatzorientierte Alphabetisierung und Grundbildung Erwachsener´ des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung. Mainz 2015. Online verfügbar unter: http://www.stiftunglesen.de/download.php?type=documentpdf&id=1523

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 21 | Registration Date: 2016-08-11