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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Local School Climate Survey | GLSEN
With this information, you can help identify areas for change and advocate for a more welcoming learning glsfn in your school or community. Who am I surveying? GLSEN will not divulge the name, contact information, or log in information of the survey creator to anyone without their express written permission.
For those who are not using the survey as part of a formal research study, clear information about the survey and what students are being asked to do might be sufficient, but you should check with the school or district administration to be sure. All survey data is owned by the survey creators. Once you are logged in, 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.
However, using paper surveys also available for download or climzte 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. Results from the survey can help to inform educators, administrators, and the entire school or community about students’ experiences in school.
This tool also provides you with a report of the results from the survey you create. We do not distribute these surveys or gglsen results to anyone without the express written permission of the survey creator, except in a limited set of circumstances e.
For example, suevey who take French may have different experiences than students who take Spanish or German, so you cannot make generalizations about all students in a school if you only ask students who take French.
It’s easier than you think to get involved and make a difference.
Then you will be directed to create a new survey or modify an existing one. Climafe account information is accessible only to the survey creator via password protected account and to LSCS administrators staff members of the GLSEN Research Departmentwho will access such information only on an “as needed” basis. Our staff researchers have explored LGBT issues in education and the impact of bullying on school climate for nearly 15 years.
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. Also, if you added any of your own questions to the survey, the results will provide the responses to those as well. It is important to remember that this is not necessarily a scientific survey; the survey findings apply only to the students who take your survey and may not be representative of all the students in the school or community.
Once you create a survey, you will be provided with a unique URL that can be used to direct students to the skrvey.
Learn about 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. GLSEN treats all surveys as private. Skip to main content. If you used paper surveys instead of or in addition to online dlimate, you can choose to enter each survey yourself i.
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.
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. We store surveys and survey responses for the survey creators’ use only. Join or start gosen Gay-Straight Alliance or take part in one of our student leadership programs to make your school a better place. GLSEN’s work is made possible through partnerships with corporate sponsors as well as other like-minded agencies working toward similar goals.
Click here to have the activation link emailed to you again. Participants may decide to stop the survey at any point in time, or skip any questions that they do not want to answer.
We highlight specific policies and legislators to make it easy for you to tell your policy makers exactly how you feel.
The surveys are designed to be taken by middle and high school students specifically ages 13 and up. New to Our System? These responses are only available via the password protected account of the survey creator. You can then distribute this URL to students you are asking to take the survey e.
Your session will expire in seconds! If someone has a question about the survey they are taking, they should contact the survey creator directly.
It allows you to select from pre-loaded questions to build a survey, as well as create your own questions. Directing students to take the online version of the survey will permit the fastest response and analysis of survey data.
All personal information of survey creators is glsfn and kept confidential. Whether or not you need official consent from students or parents will depend the school requirements. Enter your email address and create an character password. Alternatively, if all surveys are taken survsy paper, you can enter the responses in your own spreadsheet or data file e.
Do I need permission to conduct the survey? Learn more about working at GLSEN, including career opportunities and our commitment to diversity and unparalleled professionalism. Do students need to agree to take the survey? The Local School Climate Survey is meant to be used at the local level for school, district and local communities.
Please click on that link directly to be taken to your survey. If this survey sounds like it fits your needs, create a user account on the main page, or if you already have an account, just log in.
We do not use the surveys or the survey responses collected for our own purposes. Click here to have your password emailed to you. You can choose to distribute the survey only online, only via paper, or using both methods at the same time. Want to take action but don’t know how? You may want to partner with them to advocate for the survey climage to help in getting the survey done.