About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait)
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Appraisal of emotion (AE); Facilitation of though (FT); Regulation of emotion (RE); Facilitation of relationship (FR)
Description Assesses to what extent individuals perceive, understand, regulate, and harness emotions adaptively. There are 4 subscales: Appraisal of emotion (AE); Facilitation of though (FT); Regulation of emotion (RE); Facilitation of relationship (FR).
Example I am aware of my emotions as I experience them
Link https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-0-387-88370-0_7

Implementation details

No. of items 33
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 12-18
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .55-.80
Test retest 2 weeks, r= .78
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 4-factor solutio
CFA 4-factor higher-order model
SRMR= .04
RMSEA= .05
CFI= .92
TLI= .91
Criterion validity r= .41 with self-esteem (Rosenberg); r= -.43 with trait anxiety; r= [.23,.36] with social support; r= .19 with parental warmth; r= .18 with face recognition
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (C-DASS-21): Anxiety with appraisal of emotion subscale, r= -.26; Stress with appraisal of emotion subscale, r= -.10 and with regulation of emotion subscale, r= -.30; Depression, r= [-.34,-.12]; Interpersonal Reactivity Index (C-IRI) empathetic concern, r= [.29,.38]; C-IRI perspective taking, r= [.29,.49]
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Schutte, N. S., Malouff, J. M., Hall, L. E., Haggerty, D. J., Cooper, J. T., Golden, C. J., & Dornheim, L. (1998). Development and validation of a measure of emotional intelligence. Personality and Individual Differences, 25(2), 167–177. doi:10.1016/s0191-8869(98)00001-4
Ko, F. S. L., & Siu, A. M. H. (2013). Validation of a Chinese version of the Assessing Emotions Scale for measuring the emotional intelligence of Chinese adolescents. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 0(0). doi:10.1515/ijdhd-2013-0017
Ciarrochi, J., Chan, A. Y., & Bajgar, J. (2001). Measuring emotional intelligence in adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences, 31(7), 1105-1119. doi:10.1016/s0191-8869(00)00207-5
Schutte, N. S., Malouff, J. M., & Bhullar, N. (2009). The assessing emotions scale. In C. Stough, D. H. Saklofske, J. D. Parker, D. A. James (Eds.) Assessing Emotional Intelligence (pp. 119-134). doi:10.1007/978-0-387-88370-0_7
Gignac, G. E., Palmer, B. R., Manocha, R., & Stough, C. (2005). An examination of the factor structure of the Schutte Self-Report Emotional Intelligence (SSREI) scale via confirmatory factor analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 39(6), 1029–1042. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2005.03.014