Students' academic competence is frequently measured. However, many schools want to gauge whether students make progress on less tangible qualities such as social and emotional growth. In collaboration with Professor Michael E. Bernard, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, ACER offers schools the opportunity to survey their students and receive a report on a wide variety of social, emotional and, behavioural outcomes of their student population.
The Social-Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) Survey is an anonymous strength-based survey for students aged 3-18 years, which provides an ecological view of students’ wellbeing by assessing:
Students Social-Emotional Competencies:
‘Environmental’ influences: (measured in the secondary survey only)
Some Examples of Questions in the Survey are:
New Online SEW Survey
SEW now available online via Online Assessment and Reporting System (OARS)