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Tips for a Successful Survey Implementation!

Surveying soon? Remind students that their input is valued and reinforce the idea that student voice can help shape their school. Survey preparation is an important step towards a successful OurSCHOOL implementation. Here are a few resources to prepare your students and help you get the most out of your OurSCHOOL survey:

  • Have you seen our Guide for Survey Administrators? This guide can be used to assist teachers or other staff in introducing the OurSCHOOL Student Survey to students prior to surveying.
  • Try this script when explaining terms and definitions from the OurSCHOOL Student Survey.
  • What does it mean if your results are the same year to year? Find out here!
  • Review this article on things that may affect survey length as you prepare to implement your surveys.

Need help setting up your survey?

Check out this helpful how-to guide on survey set-up!

Filtered and Rotated Measures

Remind staff and students that in the OurSCHOOL student survey, participants may not get the same questions or questions in the same order. Click here to find out why.

20190424_111945.jpgData Deep Dive Sessions

Representatives from the Renfrew District County School Board recently met with the OurSCHOOL Engagement Team for a Data Deep Dive Session. The participants were able to collaborate and review their data and learn strategies to share results with their school communities! Interested in your own custom session? Contact us at  for more information.


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