About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self, Resilience and coping
Key stages Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Relating; Asserting; Investing; Coping
Description This measure allows classroom teachers to infer pupils' self-concept as learners.
Example Compared to other students his age, does this student: Speak up for his own ideas?
Link http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED250396.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 23
Format Likert
Respondent Teacher
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 6-13
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .60-.81
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 4-factor oblique
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity The KEY was able to differentiate experimental and control groups on asserting and coping factors, p < .05
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Purkey, W. W. (1984). The Florida KEY: An instrument to infer student self-concept as learner in grades one through six. Manual. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED250396.pdf