NSS 2015 presentation to students (MS PowerPoint , 703kb)

Report
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What is
the NSS
and why
should I
take
part?
What is the NSS?
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• Annual survey of final year* undergraduates across the UK
• Conducted by Ipsos MORI
• Commissioned by the Higher
Education Funding Council for
England (HEFCE) on behalf of all
the funding bodies**
• Fully supported by the National
Union of Students (NUS)
• Quick and easy to complete
* Some exceptions apply
* * Including: Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, Department for
Education Northern Ireland, Scottish Higher Education Institutions, Health
Education England, National College for Teaching and Leadership and
participating private higher education providers.
www.thestudentsurvey.com
What will the NSS ask me?
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A key benchmark of
satisfaction, the survey
looks at a range of
measures about course
experience:
• The teaching on my course
• Assessment & feedback
• Academic support
• Organisation & management
• Learning resources
• Personal development
• Overall satisfaction
• The NSS also asks students about
satisfaction with the Students’ Union
(Association or Guild)
www.thestudentsurvey.com
How are the results used?
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The NSS results are made publicly available to help
prospective students make informed decisions of where
and what to study.
Institutions are provided with the
anonymised data to help them
identify areas where they are doing
well, as well as areas for
development, for the purpose of
improving the student learning
experience for future generations of
students.
www.thestudentsurvey.com
How are NSS results used by my institution?
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As a result of what students have said, institutions have
made changes.
Examples include:
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Enhanced teacher student communications;
•
Reviewed/developed feedback systems and
methods of assessment;
•
Improved support measures such as personal
tutorial sessions and enhanced induction
programmes;
•
Made timetable improvements and explored
course content and design;
•
Reviewed and improved access to IT resources,
study spaces and text books /e books;
•
Provided additional study opportunities to
develop key skills and offered enhanced careers
support.
www.thestudentsurvey.com
To take part…
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Ipsos MORI will send you an email inviting you to take part in
the survey during [survey start week]
You can also complete the survey at
www.thestudentsurvey.com
Your responses to the survey are
anonymised
Contact details used only for the NSS
Take part online for the opportunity to
win/receive [details of prize draw /
incentive].
www.thestudentsurvey.com
Online and via your smartphone or tablet
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You can now complete the NSS online or via your
smartphone or tablet, by:
• Going to
www.thestudentsurvey.com
• Following the link in your email
invitation
• Scanning the NSS Quick Response
code with your smartphone/mobile
device (you may need to download
a free QR reader app).
www.thestudentsurvey.com
Will my response remain private?
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The NSS respects student privacy and your responses will
remain confidential:
• The survey is undertaken
independently by Ipsos MORI
• At no point will students be
identified to their institution - your
responses to the survey are
anonymised
• Contact details are used only for the
NSS
www.thestudentsurvey.com
To find out more....
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