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Views of secondary school pupils and university students on the living conditions of the youth in the Slovak republic (2004)

25. 10. 2011

 

Survey of views of young people on the living conditions in the Slovak republic is aimed at statements of secondary school pupils and university students about the influence of state politics on their way of life. Subject of the survey are views of pupils and students on: socioeconomic living conditions of the youth in the Slovak republic; conditions for education on Slovak schools; asserting of young people on the Slovak labour market; conditions for free time activities of young people in the Slovak republic; possibilities of young people to participate on the development of Slovak towns and villages; conditions for a family life in the Slovak republic; views of students and pupils on negative social phenomena.


Education to partnership and parenthood in elementary and secondary schools, inquiry into attitudes, value orientation and perception of gender stereotypes of adolescents

25. 10. 2011

The aim of our survey was to map the ideas of adolescents about male and female roles, about functioning of partnership, sexuality and find out the level of knowledge about birth control and danger of sexual abuse. Obtained knowledge was supposed to help at the creation of a prevention programme: education to partnership and sexuality of elementary school pupils in the 9th year that was carried out in two experimental classes. Survey was performed in Bratislava.


Participation of young people on school's self-government (2005)

25. 10. 2011

 

Within the frame of the European Year of Citizenship (2005) and in connection with the task to compile documents for the National Report about awareness and participation of young people in the Slovak Republic for the year 2005 for the European Commission IUVENTA and UIPŠ (Institute of Information and School System Forecasting) carried out a survey about secondary and university youth. Its task was to penetrate deeper into the topic of school boards and academic senate in the education of democratic citizenship. Research was linked to the survey carried out by UIPŠ from 2004 with the aim to acquire more detailed information about the system of establishment of school boards, data necessary for the evaluation of their activity and acquire information about good examples of the functioning of school boards. Survey of university students has for the first time allowed to observe functioning and activities of academic senates on Slovak universities after 1989. At the same time, it offered data necessary for ascertaining whether students - members of school boards show ability to implement experience of civic and political participation on universities.


Social-political topic of youth in the Slovak republic (2006)

25. 10. 2011

 

In connection with the need to understand the views of young people on current problems of the society and their willingness to participate on the solution of these problems the research task Social-political topic of youth in the Slovak republic aims at analysing the views of young people on some important social problems such as respecting human and children rights, views on democracy in our state and credibility of individual institutions and subjects, civil participation and political orientation as well as finding out the extent of social involvement of young people and the extent of their legal conscience. At the same time, it aims at monitoring the extent of knowledge of young people in the area of state politics and its relationship to the youth.


Survey of the opinion of young people for the needs of campaign „ALL DIFFERENT – ALL EQUAL"

25. 10. 2011

The campaign „ALL DIFFERENT – ALL EQUAL" of the Council of Europe runs in 2006 and 2007 on national levels in many countries throughout the Europe. The project includes a specific demand of knowing what opinions and attitudes do the young people have on the given topic before the beginning and after the end of the project. This survey is based on three pillars of the campaign:Diversity, Human rights, Civic participation of young people and non-formal learning. One of the partial objectives of the survey was to formulate the basic recommendations for the youth policy, which should take into consideration the opinions and attitudes of young people, as well as their knowledge and willingness to participate on the civic life of the society.


Social-pathologic issue of youth in the Slovak Republic (2006)

25. 10. 2011

 

The aim of the research task "Social-pathologic issue of youth in the Slovak Republic" is to depict and analyse views and attitudes of young people to several negative social phenomena such as smoking of tobacco products, consumption of alcohol and illegal drugs, and existing manifestation of violence and perception of marginal groups by their contemporaries. Family environment, ways of spending leisure time and scale of values of young people also form part of the survey.


Interest of secondary school students in the Armed Forces of Slovak Republic professional service (2005)

25. 10. 2011

 

Analysis and public opinion department of SR MD monitors the interest of secondary school students in the armed forces service already from 2002. The survey discovers the way young people see the military profession, the army, what motives do they have for potential entry to the armed forces or the reasons for refusing the work in the army, how do they perceive the safety threats and if they think about becoming a professional soldiers. This survey was carried out for the third time in the 2005 fall on the sample of 1070 students in graduation grades from 45 chosen secondary schools (secondary schools, secondary agricultural and technical schools, secondary training colleges and associated secondary schools).


Youth and European identity (2002)

25. 10. 2011

 European Identity is not an easy survey topic. Therefore, it is questionable what survey methods and techniques are suitable for acquiring relevant information. When examining attitudes to cultural diversity we tried to ask young people from 10 European cities (year 2002) whether they agree with certain statements, after whose acceptance or refusal they would not be one-sidedly viewed or considered as racist.


OECD PISA 2003 (Programme for International Student Assessment)

25. 10. 2011

In 2003 46 countries over the world participated in OECD study PISA and 7500 15-year-old students from 282 all types of schools were involved for the first time in this study from all Slovak regions. (PISA field trial, organized one year ago, was focused on verification of the testing tools like test items, tests, questionnaires, obtaining all types of students´responces and improving instructions on their evaluation). Representative and stratificated choice of our students gives us a possibility to generalise obtained results within our educational system and to compare with the results of the other participating countries.


Political participation of young people in Europe and in the Slovakia (2004)

25. 10. 2011

EUYOUPART (2003-2005) is a supranational project financed within the frame of Fifth Framework Programme of the European Commission. Its main aim is to develop new means of measuring political participation of young people in Europe. Project was carried out by a group of researchers from eight European Union member states (Austria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Great Britain and Slovakia) under the scientific and administrative cooperation of SORA Institute for Social Research and Analysis, Austria. CERYS-Center of European and Regional Youth Research at the University of SS Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia) was the cooperating representative from Slovakia.


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