Gallup senior scientists have studied educational best practice for decades, and have identified three non-cognitive factors that impact on students. The 2017 poll opened last week, and remains open until April 7.
These factors were chosen as they can be reliably measured, have a meaningful relationship with or effect on educational outcomes, are actionable at the local level (meaning we can pinpoint actions to take at a school level to improve each factor, and in doing so, improve student and school outcomes) and are not measured directly by another large-scale survey.
The GSP also measures student levels of entrepreneurial aspiration and the impact of involvement in philanthropic work. It offers an optional faith index asking questions like: “My school is committed to building the faith of each student”.
Some highlights from last year’s poll:
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