In the humanities, the 5T class is coordinated by the teacher Silvia Farotto from the address of Health and social assistance services, a survey conducted with a questionnaire administered twelve fifth classes between IIS Castigliano, Asti and Castelnuovo Don Bosco.
“Important considerations arose regarding their school background, their work prospects and the continuation of their studies in relation to their socio-cultural contexts – explain from school – zuThe responses highlight a deep awareness and maturity that allows us to express user satisfaction with the Institute’s training offerings.
The 12 fifth-graders from both campuses, Asti and Castelnuovo Don Bosco, were involved for a total of 161 students, of whom 63.5% were male and 36.5% female.
The Google form used contains closed answer or multiple choice questions regarding various areas:
-classical demographic information
– Relationships between colleagues
-Learning and training
– significant experiences
– State Exam
– Future Post-Diploma Perspectives: Work or Study?
– what motivates me to continue my studies / to enter the world of work
The responses came on time and with a slight difference between the headquarters (47%) and the industry with a prevalence of responses from the latter. (53%)
The maintenance and technical assistance / industrial and craft production addresses (electrical, electronic, mechanical and thermal addresses) are mainly attended by boys, while the social health and fashion and clothing courses are mainly attended by girls.
“The origins of the school population we interviewed are 81.9% Italian, while the remaining 18.1% came from the following countries: Albania, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Morocco, Moldova, Poland, Dominican Republic, Romania, Eritrea “.
One of the first questions asked was whether classroom experiences helped students mature. The high percentage of positive responses (43.4% yes, 43.4% total) allows us to confirm that discussions and contrasts (remember that classes are not from groups that were chosen, but sometimes the result of drawings) but also collaboration. , Solidarity, mutual aid contribute to our training. An interesting data relates to the phenomenon of bullying, unfortunately still very present in our school reality, whose participation significantly affects only 7.2% of students, while 28.9% rare and never 63.9%. Not being involved in bullying measures how much a “healthy” school, in which there is a positive climate, influences the approach that children have of life.
Even if things do not always go the way we would like them to at school, friendships (and maybe even love) often develop which for 67.5% are remembered for a lifetime, for which some may remember them (24.1% ), for the others (8.4%) will not be so.
In the following question, we asked ourselves whether the chosen address met the expectations of the students. Positive school experience definitely affects self-esteem and self-esteem. In addition, building self-confidence, even thanks to school, allows children to respond to the challenges that arise in life. 72.3% are satisfied with the choice, 21.7% little and 6% not at all.
Another interesting question that can give our teachers and management a useful indication is the significant need to improve our education, as 57.3% believe that their studies will not allow them easier access to the university, even if the later answers are somewhat contradictory as a fairly significant percentage (30.5%) think that they will continue their studies with a well-founded motivation, i.e. to improve their future job opportunities (64.7%), while 42.7% say otherwise .
On the other hand, in terms of direct access to the world of work and the range of management tools offered by the institute, 72.8% are satisfied with the preparation aimed at paying close attention to the strategic sectors of Made in Italy and associated with productive, social and cultural vocation of the territory in which we live.
The internship experience, which was blocked during the two years of pandemic, had its almost normal course in our institute, in fact 84% are satisfied with the proposals, passepartout for the world of work (70% serve to orientate us afterwards to the diploma ) and were in first place (69.3%) in the ranking of the most significant experiences followed by the “memory” of school trips (18.7), Erasmus experiences 8% and sports experiences (4%).
“We have also evaluated the aspirations that boys and girls have for their future lives and at the forefront is the realization of themselves as the opportunity to express their personality to the maximum (28%). In line with the Media reports are second to career and success (24%) followed by a lifestyle based on person values (others help 18.7%), prestige (8%), love life (6.7%), Security (5.3%), competence (4%), ethics and leadership (both 2.7%). The key variables are therefore personal fulfillment, work and solidarity. The aspirations are quite consistent with the forthcoming choice of a life project and demonstrate a personal perception of the quality of the future. “
To date (February 20, 2022) we do not have a ministerial directive on state examinations, we are waiting for the approval of Minister Bianchi’s project, so the stress level reached is 61.4% due to the ” uncertainty ‘but perhaps also due to the preparation we fear is not adequate for the difficulty of the tests (55.4%), while 36.1% believe that the exam is in line with the experienced skills, so the confidence in d ‘Expressing proficiency, and 8.4% are absolutely not worried.
Anxiety strikes us but 65.1% are capable of self-control, 19.3% will have one block and 15.7% will seek support from others.
What happens to the students from the vocational school after graduation? 59.8% are looking for work, 30.5%, as already mentioned, are continuing their studies (remember that the unemployment rate is higher among young people with lower education, higher education always leads to a better career with higher Salaries) and 18.3% will work and study the dissertation confirming that no job is just manual (prejudice too debunked) but in any profession you can improve, read and learn new knowledge.
Some (11%), however, still have no clear ideas and 1.2% will continue their studies and wait for a job.
Those who continue their studies do so, as mentioned above, in order to improve employment opportunities (64.7%), to cover the subjects that interest them most (25.5%), because the institute they visited them to prepare the foundations for the university. with profit (3.9%) because you are more free at the university to organize the study (3.9%) and 2.9% answered that it is an obvious choice for their family.
Most areas of interest for a future postgraduate study are the same percentage: the science-technology, humanities and health sectors (16.7% each), the fashion design sector (6.1%) and the economic-social sector (3%). ). The largest share, which gets 40.9%, is represented by other study areas that we list below, which increase the respective percentages related to the different sectors listed above: computer science, mechanics, conservatory, psychology, languages, aviation, courses and CNC Training, Economics, Architecture and Design, Mathematics, Medicine, Sports Science, ITS, Primary School Science, Automotive Engineering, Medical Biotechnology, Engineering, History, Fashion and Design, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, Birth and Pranotherapist, Backend Programmer, Housewife, Crafts, social, crypto economy. The variety of choices shows that they respond to the interests of students and not just to the work perspectives of our time.
An interesting fact, especially for our law and economics teachers, is the demand of 56.2% for further information on the supply of employment contracts for young people and on employment legislation (38.4%): a virtual company that allows us to simulate different scenarios and learn new skills from an operational point of view.
For teachers who organize outreach orientation, the request is to attend some lectures at the university (32.9%) and to get information about university costs (24.7%) and to meet students attending the university sinn (9, 6%).
Among those directly looking for work (79.5%) many (66.2%) would do it to be economically independent and 16.9% to contribute to the family budget, a sign of responsibility and maturity, 12.7 % to gain experience and therefore strengthen the knowledge learned during their studies, and only 4.2% say they do it to feel satisfied, 83.5% are willing to move to other cities to work, a sign of a trend that is now also spreading here in Italy, to settle in order in other countries. to guarantee a safe job.
“At the end of the questionnaire, we asked some questions about the family environment to cross-reference the data on parents’ educational qualifications and working conditions and conclude that family tradition has no bearing on postgraduate elections.”
The data confirm the high level of education of the mothers, compared to the fathers, while in terms of the level of employment, fathers in 36.1% work as workers, tradesmen (20.8%), freelancers (20.8% ) Employee-technician (16.7%), homework (4.2%) and teacher (1.4%).
The occupations of mothers are against: domestic workers (30.3%), office workers (19.7%), elderly assistants / home helpers (15.8%), workers (14.5%), entrepreneurs / freelancers (6, 6%), teachers (5.3%), craftsmen and tradesmen (5.3%), managers, university professors (2.6%).