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Interview Questions – Students, Round 2 (2016)


  • How’s school going this year?
  • Tell me what you have been doing since the last interview in 2015?

Memory & community

Photos: reflections & prompts

  • Photos of things, people and places that you like or mean something to you.
  • Photos from around where you live and on your way to school to give a sense of your neighbourhood.
  • Photos of people, events or things that have strong memories for you from the present or past.

Neighbourhood & school

  • Describe your neighbourhood.
  • How do you get to school?
  • Describe what you see on your way to school.
  • What do you like about where you live?

School space

  • Tell me what you like/don’t about the physical environment of the school and its local neighbourhood?
  • Tell me what you like/don’t like about the values of the school?


  • Can you tell me a little bit about the things you worry about?
    • Personally and in society, politics
  • Where/ when do you feel happiest or most safe?
  • Who are you close to at school and away from school? Can you tell me about relationships that are important to you?


  • What are your current thoughts about what you want to do when you leave school?
  • Where do you think you will be in five years time, at 30? Do you think you will have a family?
  • Do you expect to travel when you are older? Where?
  • How do you see Australia as connected to the wider world? What connections do you have via family, friends and things you do everyday?