Headteachers

The MYRIAD project is supported by Headteachers from all over the UK

What does participating as a Headteacher in the project involve? 

If you are the Headteacher of a school working with MYRIAD you would have consented to the project and nominated one of your dedicated teaching staff as your school’s Research Lead. As well as this, you and all teachers who participate in the project are expected to complete the questionnaires at the five time points.  At each time point, a member of the MYRIAD project team will visit the school to hold sessions in lesson time in which pupils will complete their questionnaires. Around the same time, participating teachers will complete their questionnaires and will receive email guidance on how to do this.

The diagram below shows a teacher’s progression through the three years of the project.

The diagram bellows shows a pupil’s progression through the three years of the project.

What happens on a visit?

In participating schools, all pupils in Years 7 and 8 were invited to take part in the project and complete a questionnaire about their thoughts and feelings. In the following academic year, a subset of these pupils go on to complete further questionnaires and again at three additional time points. At each of these time points, measures are done as a whole class and take around 60 minutes. Each pupil completes their own questionnaire, either electronically or on paper.

Further information for Headteachers

Headteacher Information Sheet for all schools joining in 2016

Headteacher Information Sheet for schools in England/Wales joining in 2017

Headteacher Information Sheet for schools in Scotland joining in 2017

Headteacher Information Sheet for schools in Northern Ireland joining in 2017