The Student Voice Questionnaire for parents

CPD Nr.: 
19
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 to get feedback from parents about how well student voice is embedded in classroom practice in their view.

Material: 

The Student Voice Questionnaire for parents shows how much student voice is practised in a classroom through parents’ eyes. It can also serve teachers as an indicator where their classroom practice could be improved in this area.

Process: 

This questionnaire assesses your perceptions about how much student voice is practised in your child’s classroom.

What school your child goes 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

 

 

 

 

My child is being heard and his views are valued having a voice in the classroom.

 

 

 

 

In my child classes students respect each other.

 

 

 

 

My child gets opportunities to self-assess his/her work.

 

 

 

 

In my child’s classes the needs of all learners are met.  

 

 

 

 

ENGAGEMENT

 

 

 

 

My child knows what he/she has achieved and what he/she needs to do to improve.

 

 

 

 

My child is willing to participate in and take responsibility for his/her learning.

 

 

 

 

My child is involved in creating learning intentions and success criteria with other students.

 

 

 

 

My child is asked questions which encourage him/her to think and explore.

 

 

 

 

My child is asked questions which encourage his/her creative and critical thinking.

 

 

 

 

My child gets opportunities to often ask questions.

 

 

 

 

PURPOSE

 

 

 

 

My child is encouraged to plan the next steps in his/her learning.

 

 

 

 

Lessons help my child to understand what is happening in everyday life.

 

 

 

 

Feedback specifies what my child has achieved and what he/she needs to do to improve

 

 

 

 

How you can use this material in your practice: 

Parents are given the Student Voice Questionnaire for parents at the beginning of implementation of student voice to classroom practice and then after some time to see if classroom practice has change anything in this area.

 

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.