About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Resilience and coping, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 1
Subscales Making contact/social performance; Self control/thoughtfulness; Self-assertiveness; Emotional stability/coping with stress; Task orientation; Pleasure in exploration.
Description PERIK is an instrument for practitioners to observe and assess preschool children’s well-being in early childhood settings.
Example The child enjoys relating tells his/her experiences, e.g. about the weekend
Link http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09575140802636290

Implementation details

No. of items 36
Format Likert
Respondent Teacher
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 3-6
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .81-.88
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 6-factor orthogo
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Myer, T., & Ulich, M. (2009). Social‐emotional well‐being and resilience of children in early childhood settings – PERIK: an empirically based observation scale for practitioners. Early years, 29 (1), 45-57. doi:10.1080/09575140802636290