If you’re looking for our most current version of this report, please visit the main National School Climate Survey page. Analysis about changes in LGBT student. What is the GLSEN Local School Climate Survey? The Local School Climate Survey (LSCS) is a tool developed by GLSEN’s Research Department for students. The GLSEN National School Climate Survey (pdf) is our flagship report on the school experiences of LGBTQ youth in schools, including the extent of the.
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glseb Their groundbreaking research has identified the problems and found the solutions that work. To get the best idea of the school or community climate, we recommend that the survey be given to as many students as possible in your school or community. However, using paper surveys also available for download or allowing some students to use them may be an important strategy in reaching students of your school or community who may have less reliable access to the Internet.
If you are interested in taking the survey, you should have been provided a direct link by someone else. You may want to partner with them to advocate for the survey and to help in getting climatr survey done.
Once you are logged survye, you can build your survey using pre-loaded questions as well as have the option to create your own questions, and then distribute your survey and analyze your results see below.
Click here to have the activation link emailed to you again. Results from the survey can help to inform educators, administrators, and the entire school or community about students’ experiences in school.
GLSEN’s work is made possible through partnerships with corporate sponsors as well as other g,sen agencies working toward similar goals. Learn surgey the real action GLSEN is taking on the local, state and federal levels to make schools better and safer, and the policies proven to make a difference.
Then you will be directed to create a new survey or modify an existing one. We highlight specific policies and legislators to make it easy for you to tell your policy makers exactly how you feel. Skip to main content. For example, students who take French may have different experiences than students who take Spanish or German, so you cannot make generalizations about all students in glaen school if you only ask students who take French.
Find lesson plans and resources to build safe, inclusive and affirming classrooms for all students. Also, if you added any of your own questions to the survey, the results will provide the responses to those as well. The results will tell you the responses provided by the students who took the survey for each question in your survey.
Once students take the survey, you will be provided with summaries sutvey the responses to survvey survey question, including tables and charts.
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This survey is intended for students in gradesand asks about students’ perceptions of their school climate, including biased language, harassment, and the availability of resources and supports. Survye or not you need official consent from students or parents will depend the school requirements. Learn how to make your classroom and your school a safe, supportive space for all LGBT students.
Alternatively, if all surveys are taken on paper, you can enter the responses in your own spreadsheet or data file e.
Our mission is to ensure that every member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Students are then able to decide if they are willing to participate in the survey and provide responses to the survey items.
It allows you to select from pre-loaded questions to build a survey, as well as create your own questions. This tool also provides you with a report of the results from the survey you create.
If you used paper surveys instead of or in addition srvey online surveys, you can choose to enter each survey yourself i. The survey creator is usually the same person that invites people to take the survey and their contact information is also available on the survey. Who am I surveying?
For example, if you included these questions, the survey results can tell you how often students hear biased language—such as homophobic, racist and sexist remarks—in school and where students feel most unsafe in school—classrooms, locker rooms, bathrooms, etc. This survey is not intended to be used at the state, regional or national level. All survey data is owned by the survey creators. Participants may decide to stop the survey at any point in time, or skip any questions that they do not want to answer.
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Once you have an idea of who you want to participate, you may need to get permission from the school s or district s those students attend or other locations where you plan to reach students e.
Do students need to agree to take the survey? The surveys are designed to be taken by middle and high school students specifically ages 13 and up.
The online survey sruvey provides an introduction to the survey which provides possible student participants a description of the survey, and informs them that the survey is anonymous and voluntary.
If you choose to administer your survey online, once you create your survey, you will be provided with a unique URL which you can name. GLSEN treats all surveys as private. GLSEN will not divulge the name, contact information, or log in information of the survey creator to anyone without climxte express written permission. Participate in the largest network of K educators working to create safe, supportive school environments for all LGBT climwte.
The Local School Climate Survey is meant to be used at the local level for school, district and local communities.
With this information, glseh can help identify areas for change and advocate for a more welcoming learning environment in your school or community.
Join or start a Gay-Straight Alliance or take part in one of our student leadership programs to make your school a better place. We store surveys and survey responses for the survey creators’ wurvey only.
Enter your email address and create an character password. Local School Climate Survey. If someone has a question about the survey they are taking, they should contact the survey creator directly. You can choose to distribute the survey only online, only via paper, or using both methods at the same time.