About the Measure

Domains Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Mastery; Ego goal orientation
Description This instrument is designed to assess achievement goal orientation.
Example My goal is to master the skills in my sport
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S146902920700091X?via%3Dihub

Implementation details

No. of items 12
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 9-14
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .75-.88
Test retest 1 week, r= [.92,.95]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 2-factor oblique
CFA SB-Chi-square(53)= 244.52
p< .001
IFI= .95
CFI= .95
SRMR= .056
RMSEA= .056
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity r= [-.14,.64] with Perception of Success Questionnaire (POSQ) sport orientations; r= [-.18,.58] with Personal Achievement Goal Orientations Scales (PAGOS) academic orientations; r= [-.49,.65] with Self-Regulation Scale (SRS); r= [-.28,.41] with Sport Anxiety Scale-2 (SAS-2)
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Cumming, S. P., Smith, R. E., Smoll, F. L., Standage, M., & Grossbard, J. R. (2008). Development and validation of the achievement goal scale for youth sports. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 9(5), 686-703. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2007.09.003