Thank you for undertaking this survey which should take no more than 10 minutes to complete

The survey forms part of a study into leading online learning during and beyond Covid-19 being funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and led by Dr Jacqueline Baxter at the Open University in collaboration with Professor Alan Floyd at the University of Reading. 

The aim of the project is to explore how secondary school leaders (headteachers) in England are strategically planning for the management of online learning over the next 2 years, and how this builds on current practices within the context of Covid-19 restrictions. Please only complete this survey if you are a secondary school headteacher working in England.

Please be assured that your responses are anonymous. IP addresses are not being collected and you will not have to give your name unless you choose to do so. All data will be handled and stored in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will only be used by us for data analysis and subsequent publications.

This project has been subject to ethical review, according to the procedures specified by the Open University and University of Reading Research Ethics Committees, and has been given a favourable ethical opinion for conduct. 

If you have any questions about this research, before deciding to take part, please email Dr Jacqueline Baxter ( or Professor Alan Floyd ( 

By completing this survey, you indicate your consent to take part in this research.