About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 1
Subscales Cognitive competence; Physical competence; Peer acceptance; Maternal acceptance
Description An age-appropriate downward extension to the Harter Self-perception profile.
Example Good at running
Link https://portfolio.du.edu/SusanHarter/page/44342

Implementation details

No. of items 24
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 4-7
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .50-.85
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 2-factor oblique
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity r= .37 with teacher ratings in cognitive domain; r= .30 with teacher ratings in physical domain
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Harter, S., & Pike, R. (1984). The pictorial scales of perceived competence and social acceptance for young children. Child Development, 55, 1969-1982. doi:10.2307/1129772
Harter, S., & Pike, R. (1983). Manual for the Pictorial Scale of Perceived competence and social acceptance for young children. Denver CO: University of Denver