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Surveys and gathering feedback

Use the links and video on this page to help you to implement the Futures Skills Questionnaire in your school and to gain access to example surveys to use with students, teachers, employers and parents/carers.

Future Skills Questionnaire

The Future Skills Questionnaire (FSQ) gives students the opportunity to reflect on their career-related knowledge and skills. There are five versions of the questionnaire, allowing schools to assess the skills and knowledge of their students at specific points of transition. The added bonus of the FSQ is that results of the survey goes into the individual pupil record on Compass+. Watch the video to find out more and use the link below that gives a step by step guide to implementing it in your school or college.


Example surveys

There are two links below. The first provides a guidance document and a range of example survey templates that Careers Leaders can use when collecting feedback and programme evaluation insight from a range of stakeholders. Included are:

  • How to write your own survey questions guidance document
  • Programme Evaluation: Students
  • Programme Evaluation: Parents/Carers
  • Programme Evaluation: Staff
  • Student Feedback: Key Encounter
  • Employer Feedback: Key Encounter
  • Personal Guidance Feedback Form

The second link below is from the Talking Futures campaign that supports schools to engage parents in careers education more broadly and strategically.