Evaluation through follow-up

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kjell Härnqvist - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Sven-Erik Reuterberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Allan Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Description

The first cohort comprises a nationally representative sample of pupils consisting of those born on the 5th, 15th or 25th of any month in 1948. The material covers some 12 000 pupils. The collection of the data was commenced when the majority of the pupils were in Grade VI (aged about 12), that is to say in 1960/61. The data kept in the register may be said to be of two types: I) Background data were collected in the spring of 1961. On this occasion the Department of Pedagogics at Göteborg University collected particulars of the results of certain intelligence tests and of national standardised school tests, as well as replies to questionnaires about the pupils' leisure-time interests, future plans, and about the attitude of the pupils and their families to school and school work. At the same time Statistics Sweden (SCB) collected particulars on the father's/mother's occupation/education, the number of their brothers and sisters and the distance travelled by them between home and school. 2) Annual data (

Subject area

Compulsory and pre-school education (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Educational Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kjell Härnqvist - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Sven-Erik Reuterberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Allan Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0480

Description

The first cohort comprises a nationally representative sample of pupils consisting of those born on the 5th, 15th or 25th of any month in 1948. The material covers some 12 000 pupils. The collection of the data was commenced when the majority of the pupils were in Grade VI (aged about 12), that is to say in 1960/61. The data kept in the register may be said to be of two types: I) Background data were collected in the spring of 1961. On this occasion the Department of Pedagogics at Göteborg University collected particulars of the results of certain intelligence tests and of national standardised school tests, as well as replies to questionnaires about the pupils' leisure-time interests, future plans, and about the attitude of the pupils and their families to school and school work. At the same time Statistics Sweden (SCB) collected particulars on the father's/mother's occupation/education, the number of their brothers and sisters and the distance travelled by them between home and school. 2) Annual data (

Language

Swedish

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Pupils born in 1948 and 1953.

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Compulsory and pre-school education (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Educational Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Publications

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Härnqvist, K. (1998) A longitudinal program for studying education and career development. Göteborg : Univ., Department of Education and Educational Research

Statistics Sweden (1976) Individualstatistiken. Skoldata för ett urval elever födda 1948 och 1953. Memorandum from SCB, no. 8.

Härnqvist, K., Emanuelsson, I., Reuterberg, S-E., & Svensson, A. (1994) Dokumentation av projektet 'Utvärdering genom uppföljning'. Report no. 1994:03. Göteborg: Department of Education.

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Dataset 1

Evaluation through follow-up - pupils born in 1948

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kjell Härnqvist - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Sven-Erik Reuterberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Allan Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Variables

235

Number of individuals/objects

11950

Dataset 2

Evaluation through follow-up - pupils born in 1953

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kjell Härnqvist - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Sven-Erik Reuterberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Allan Svensson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Education

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Variables

231

Number of individuals/objects

9927

Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06