About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales This is a unidimensional measure
Description A global self-esteem measure.
Example I feel that I am a person of worth, at least on an equal plane with others'
Link https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christopher_Bagley/publication/277042420_Norms_and_Construct_Validity_of_the_Rosenberg_Self-Esteem_Scale_in_Canadian_High_School_Populations_Implications_for_Counselling/links/568c065808ae153299b637dc.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 10
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 10
Age 13-18
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms Yes
Cronbach's α .85-.90
Test retest 7 months, r= .61
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Single-factor so
CFA Chi-square(34)= 61.08
RMSEA = .04
NFI = .99
RNI= .97
Criterion validity r= [-.09,-.66] with Ontario Child Health Study scales
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Bagley, C., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L. (1997). Norms and construct validity of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale in Canadian high school populations: Implications for counselling. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy/Revue canadienne de counseling et de psychothérapie, 31(1), 83-92. Retrieved from http://cjc-rcc.ucalgary.ca/cjc/index.php/rcc
Corwyn, R. F. (2000). The factor structure of global self-esteem among adolescents and adults. Journal of Research in Personality, 34(4), 357–379. doi:10.1006/jrpe.2000.2291