Themes covered in the School Questionnaire

The 30-minute School Questionnaire covers the following topics:

  • Principal background (gender, age, length of time as principal)
  • School demographics (e.g. enrolment, urban/rural location)
  • Level of school autonomy in management of staffing, curriculum/assessment and resources
  • Students’ opportunity to participate in activities relating to civics and citizenship education
  • Students’ and parents’ participation in school activities
  • Perceptions regarding disciplinary climate
  • Perceptions regarding staff and students’ sense of belonging
  • Availability of various amenities in the local area
  • Perceptions regarding social tension/cohesion in the school and local community
  • Views on the teaching of CSPE generally and in the school