About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Self control and aggressiveness; Empathy and helping behaviour; Social skills and obedience; Antisocial behaviour; Assertiveness; Communication skills
Description Measures social competence keeping the cultural specificity of social competence in view and accounting for conflict management, individuality, self-efficacy, social adaptability, resolving identity crisis and acceptance of social norm.
Example I deliberately tease others'
Link Contact author at sultanshujja@gmail.com

Implementation details

No. of items 40
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 9-13
Cost single purchase Available from a
Cost per child Available from a

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .50-.75
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 6 factors explai
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 Shujja, S., & Malik, F. (2011). Cultural perspective on social competence in children: Development and validation of an indigenous scale for children in Pakistan. Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 21(1), 13-32. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sultan_Shujja/publication/271257803_Role_of_trust_in_marital_satisfaction_among_single_and_dual-career_couples/links/56248cf808aed8dd1948cc6c.pdf