Open-Ended Questions (OEQs) are questions that allow survey takers to give a free form answer. These types of questions allow the survey taker to provide information such as their feelings, perceptions, and attitudes on a variety of subjects, and in their own words.
Here are some examples:
- What do you think we can do to reduce bullying in our school?
- If you were able to make a change or addition to the school’s “code of conduct”, what would it be?
- In your opinion, what is the most important issue that needs to be addressed to make your school a better learning environment for everyone?
- If there is one thing you would like adults in our building to know about you as a learner, what would it be?
- What kinds of things do teachers do to help you learn?
- If you do not understand something the teacher has taught, how do you get help?
- What could our school do to better support student’s mental health?
- What makes you feel valued when you are at school?
- How can our teachers or administrators help you to succeed at school?