The Friendly Schools Plus initiative helps schools to respond effectively to the strengths and needs of its students while concurrently supporting schools to plan and implement critical evidence-based actions to effectively respond to school communities' individual needs. This approach is critical for school improvement and long-term planning.
Friendly Schools Plus Student surveys assess student’s knowledge of bullying, involvement in bulling behaviours, attitudes to bullying, perception of support in the school environment. (See below for more specific details)
Student and staff surveys are a reliable and relatively quick method of gaining a school community perspective on pastoral care practices and bullying related issues. To ensure school strategies meet students’ social and emotional strengths and needs, schools must determine Staff and Student understandings, attitudes, competencies and behaviours. Friendly Schools Plus provides two self-administered online Survey Tools to be completed by students from 10 to 17 years, and staff. (Many students under 10 do not have the comprehension levels for reliable data) The results from these online surveys are aggregated into school level reports to help schools determine their priorities for student social and emotional development and to guide decision-making about current and future actions implemented at a whole-school and classroom level.
Friendly Schools Plus student surveys assess students’:
Perception of their school’s actions to prevent, respond and support students experiencing bullying behaviours
Experiences of different types of bullying behaviours
Experiences of the duration and location of bullying behaviours
Perception of how bullying behaviour affected them
Absences from school due to bullying experiences
Actions after being bullied/bullying others and the type of support sought
Perception of teachers’ responses to bullying behaviour
Actions as a bystander
Terms and Conditions
Surveys are valid for thirty (30) days once survey links have been sent
Email address for host contact for schools is required. This is used to set up survey and send report.
Schools will receive survey link via email within two (2) working days of orders being processed
School will receive an analytical report of survey purchased within five (5) working days of completion.
Schools requiring more than thirty (30) days to complete survey will incur an additional $20.00 (inc GST) fee. This allows additional access for up to thirty (30) days.