The Student Voice Questionnaire for teachers

CPD Nr.: 
21
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 teachers to reflect on classroom practice regarding how well they are implementing student voice in their pedagogy.

Material: 

The Student Voice Questionnaire shows how much student voice is practised in a classroom through teacher’s eyes. It can also serve teachers as success criteria showing them directions where to go implementing student voice in their practice.

Process: 

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

What school do you teach at?

          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

 

 

 

 

Students report being heard and feel their views are valued having a voice in my classroom.

 

 

 

 

In my classes students respect each other.

 

 

 

 

I provide opportunities for students to self-assess as part of the reflective process.

 

 

 

 

I meet the needs of all learners.  

 

 

 

 

ENGAGEMENT

 

 

 

 

My feedback specifies what students have achieved and what they need to do and how to improve.

 

 

 

 

My students are willing to participate in and take responsibility for their learning.

 

 

 

 

I discuss learning intentions and success criteria with the students and we agree them together.

 

 

 

 

I ask questions to encourage students to think and explore.

 

 

 

 

I ask questions to encourage creative and critical thinking.

 

 

 

 

I encourage students to often ask questions.

 

 

 

 

Students are encouraged to give feedback to each other.

 

 

 

 

Students increasingly take ownership of their learning and are more engaged in thinking about their own learning.

 

 

 

 

Students work with one another – listen to one another and respect different views.

 

 

 

 

I invite students to provide feedback and suggestions on how my teaching might be improved.  

 

 

 

 

PURPOSE

 

 

 

 

I encourage students to plan the next steps in their learning.

 

 

 

 

My lessons help students to understand what is happening in their everyday life.

 

 

 

 

I re-visit success criteria with students during the lessons.

 

 

 

 

I ask questions that force students to use existing knowledge or understanding to create new understanding.

 

 

 

 

Feedback specifies what students have achieved and what they need to do and how to improve.

 

 

 

 

How you can use this material in your practice: 

Teachers do the Student Voice Questionnaire for teachers at the beginning of implementation of student voice to classroom practice and then after some time to see if they have made any improvement.

 

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.