GESIS - DBK - ZA6973

ZA6973: Inclusion

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Neu, Viola; Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin (2018): Inclusion. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6973 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6973
Current Version1.0.0, 2018-11-22,
Date of Collection17.10.2014 - 27.11.2014
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Neu, Viola - Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin
  • Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin
Contributor, Institution, Role
  • Neu, Viola - Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung - ProjectLeader


AbstractAttitudes, needs, assessments and wishes of parents of children with special educational needs. Topics: Perception of reporting on the subject of joint learning in the media; knowledge of the concept of inclusion; information on children: number, age (year of birth) and sex of children with special educational needs; time at which special educational needs were identified (before or after school enrolment); identifying person; class level attended; class level repeated; class changed. Information on school: type of school (regular school or special school); full-time school; change of type of school; discussions about the choice of school type with acquaintances versus private decision; most suitable type of school; type of school currently attended is desired type of school; obstacles to choice of school; educational aspiration: desired school leaving certificate and attainable school leaving certificate; funding priority; degree of impairment. School satisfaction: satisfaction with school; social impact of school types on the child; isolation of the child in school; composition of class; assessment of school; assessment of performance and social integration of the child in school; local density of special schools; importance of various aspects of support for school choice; assessment of aspects of support with regard to the offer in special schools or regular schools; opinion on performance motivation by grades. Parents with children in regular schools were asked: double staffing of teachers; composition of the double staffing (normal teacher and special teacher); weekly hours with special teacher; satisfaction with the child´s encouragement in the regular school; assessment of inclusion; assessment of release from class (better learning success vs. bad experience); good preparation of teachers; advantages of inclusion (more friends, better learning performance, no social exclusion, individual encouragement plans, continued friendships from the neighbourhood); social integration of the child: frequency of: complaints about the child in school, invitations to birthdays of children without impairment, playing with children without impairment in school or invitations to play with other children, contact with other parents in school with children without impairment). Demography: sex; age; German nationality; country of birth (migration background); school leaving certificate; number of school-age children; country of birth of children; language spoken in the household; participation of the child in lessons German as a second language; single parent. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; federal state. Interviewer rating: respondent´s understanding of questions; social stratum of household; willingness to participate in follow-up survey.
Categories Categories
  • Education, School Systems
Topics Topics
  • 3.1 Educational policy


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseParents of children with special educational needs at primary and special schools
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Non-probability: Quota
Non-Probability Sample: Quota Sample Quota Sample according to the characteristics of Nielsen areas, type of school of the child (special school vs. regular school), nationality of the parents (German vs. other), educational attainment of the parents
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview: Computer-assisted (CAPI/CAMI)
Face-to-face interview: CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview)
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorIpsos Public Affairs, Hamburg
Date of Collection
  • 17.10.2014 - 27.11.2014

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2018-11-22 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 304
Number of Variables: 287
Data Type: SPSS
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


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    The main function of the ´Verbund Forschungsdaten Bildung´ (an association for educational research data) is to catalog and to save research data and instruments of empirical educational research and to make it accessible via a central platform pooling the range of relevant datasets of the individual data centers. Its members are the three institutes DIPF, IQB and GESIS who were engaged by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Within the association, GESIS is responsible for the quantitative survey and aggregate data of empirical educational research.