World Health Organization Collaborative Cross-National Study

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey is a WHO collaborative cross-national study that monitors the health behaviours, health outcomes and social environments of school-aged children every four years. HBSC Ireland surveys school-going children aged 9-18 years. The study is conducted by the HBSC Ireland team, based at the Health Promotion Research Centre, University of Galway.

HBSC Ireland 2018 Perceptions of Teachers

Children were asked how much they agreed or disagreed with statements about their teacher(s). The statements read:

  • I feel that my teachers accept me as I am
  • I feel that my teachers care about me as a person
  • I feel a lot of trust in my teachers

The response options were:

  • Strongly agree
  • Agree
  • Neither agree nor disagree
  • Disagree
  • Strongly disagree

The interactive data visual below will update based on the tab selected (at the top of the visual) and items selected in the legend on the right.

  • The tab ‘All Statements’ compares each statement by selecting the opinion from the drop down list on the right
  • Check or uncheck any items in the legends on the right to filter/highlight the data
  • Hover over the chart to see a pop-up with further information
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