About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Self-regard; Social acceptance; Math ability; Verbal ability; Physical appearance; Physical ability; Social anxiety
Description Measures a range of self-concept facets.
Example Most of the time, do you genuinely like yourself?
Link http://swppr.org/about%20self-concept%20scales.html

Implementation details

No. of items 45
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 15-18
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .69-.87
Test retest 1 week, r= [.81,.98]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Chi-square(163)= 263.92
NFI= .95
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity r= -.80 with Fenigstein Scheier and Buss Social Anxiety; r= .74 between Self-Regard and Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Fleming, J. S., & Whalen, D. J. (1990). The Personal and Academic Self-Concept Inventory: Factor structure and gender differences in high school and college samples. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 50(4), 957–967. doi:10.1177/0013164490504025