The Student Voice Questionnaire for students

CPD Nr.: 
20
Developed by: 
National Education Institute Slovenia (Zavod Republike Slovenije za šolstvo)
Sources: 

Focus on Learning: Ongoing assessment booklets. (2015). Dublin: NCCA
Holcar Brunauer idr. (2016). Formativno spremljanje v podproo učenju. Ljubljana: ZRSŠ.
Quaglia. (2013–2014). Student voice & Aspirations: National Student Voice Data

Purpose of the material: 

The aim of this material is for students to reflect on classroom practice regarding student voice.

Material: 

The Student Voice Questionnaire shows how much student voice is practised in a classroom. It allows an educator to see learning through students' eyes.

Process: 

This questionnaire assesses your perceptions about Student Voice in your classroom.

What school do you go to?

          LOWER PRIMARY SCHOOL       LOVER SECONDARY SCHOOL       HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL    

 

School's name: ______________________________  

Read each statement and then use the scale below to select the scale point that best reflects your personal degree of agreement with the statement. Be sure to select only one response for each statement.

 

STUDENT VOICE

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

SELF-WORTH

 

 

 

 

I am heard and feel my views are valued in my classroom.

 

 

 

 

We respect each other.

 

 

 

 

Teachers provide opportunities for self-assessment and to think how we learn.

 

 

 

 

Our teacher pays attention to the needs of all pupils.  

 

 

 

 

ENGAGEMENT

 

 

 

 

Teacher’s feedback specifies what I have achieved and what I need to do and how to improve.

 

 

 

 

I am willing to participate in and take responsibility for my learning.

 

 

 

 

We discuss learning intentions and success criteria with our teacher and we agree them together.

 

 

 

 

Our teacher asks questions to encourage us to think and explore.

 

 

 

 

Our teacher asks questions to encourage our creative and critical thinking.

 

 

 

 

Our teacher encourages us often to ask questions.

 

 

 

 

We are encouraged to give feedback to each other.

 

 

 

 

I take ownership of my learning and I am more engaged in thinking about my own learning.

 

 

 

 

We work with each other – listen to one another and respect different views.

 

 

 

 

Our teacher invites us to provide feedback and suggestions on how her/his teaching might be improved.  

 

 

 

 

PURPOSE

 

 

 

 

We are encouraged to plan the next steps in our learning.

 

 

 

 

My teacher’s lessons help me to understand better what is happening in my everyday life.

 

 

 

 

We re-visit success criteria with our teacher during the lessons.

 

 

 

 

Our teacher asks us questions which help us to use existing knowledge and understanding in creating new understanding.

 

 

 

 

Feedback specifies what we have achieved and what we need to do to improve.

 

 

 

 

How you can use this material in your practice: 

Students do the Student Voice Questionnaire at the beginning of implementation of student voice to classroom practice and then after some time to see if there are any improvements.

 

This material reflects only the author’s view; the Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.