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Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey: Education

Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey: Education uses 9, self-reported items from the 2016 Jordan Labor Market Survey, which is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across Jordan. This measure captures aspects around education, including schooling status, and reasons for dropping out of school. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Jordan

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults, Children

Items:

1. Do (or did) you go to school?

Response Options:
Never been
Have been to school in the past
Studying at present

2. Why didn't you go to school? (the main reason)

Response Options:
No available school
Fees are too high
School is too far
Poverty
Family disintegration
Disease, disability
Difficulty of transportation
Marriage
Look after the family
Was not successful at school
Individual not wanting to
Work
Parents did not want to
Customs and Traditions
Violenceconflict absence of security
Don't know
Other (specify)

3. Why did you leave school?

Primary Reason:
Secondary Reason:

Response Options:
Completed all stages of education
Disease, disability
Poor family
Family disintegration
School is too far or not available
Difficulty of transportation
Marriage
Had to help at home
didn't do well at school
I did not want to finish
Work
High tuition costs
Pregnancy and giving birth
Maltreatment at school
Repetitive failure
Behavioural reasons (dismiss)
Violenceconflict absence of security
other (mention)
Don't know
Not Applicable (Secondary reason only)

4. AreWere students subject to physical punishment in your secondary school?

Response Options:
Everyday
Frequently
Sometimes
Rarely
No
Don't know

5. AreWere there computers available for your use in the basic school?

Response Options:
Everyday
Frequently
Sometimes
Rarely
No
Don't know
Not applicable (In the case where computers weren't used)

6. AreWere students subject to physical punishment in your basic school?

Response Options:
Everyday
Frequently
Sometimes
Rarely
No
Don't know

7. Why were you absent?

Primary Reason:
Secondary Reason:

Response Options:
Vacation period in school
Teacher was absent
Mistreatment from teachers and colleagues
Bad weather
Helping the family at work
Helping the family at home
Working outside family work
Sick injured disability
Other (specify)
Don't know
Not applicable (second reason only)

8. Have you ever joined a class session of "an adult literacy" program?

9. Did you receive a certificate from an "adult literacy" program?

Response Options:
Yes
No
Don't know

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Jordan Labor Market Survey. (2016). Individual Questionnaire. http://www.erfdataportal.com/index.php/catalog/139

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