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FE choices: learner satisfaction survey – sample size calculator

Helps providers calculate the minimum number of responses to the survey that is needed to guarantee a valid score.

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Learner satisfaction survey: sample size calculator

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The learner satisfaction survey is an opportunity for existing learners to rate their learning or training. This helps future learners make informed choices about where to study or train.

The learner satisfaction survey for 2017 to 2018 runs from 30 October 2017 to 4 May 2018. We strongly recommend that all your learners are given the opportunity to take part.

To obtain a score the number of your learners responding must represent a sufficiently large sample of all the in-scope learners in your organisation during the survey period. The minimum number that will be needed to guarantee a valid score is based on the sample size required to give 95% confidence that the score is accurate to +/-3%. The calculator will help you to estimate this figure. You are encouraged to aim for a sample well above this minimum figure in case of invalid or duplicate responses.

Learner satisfaction survey 2017 to 2018