About the Measure

Domains Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Self awareness; Self-management; Social awareness; Relationship skills; Responsible decision making
Description Assesses how children and adolescents are aware of themselves as well as others and how they respond to the contexts of family, school, and community personally, socially and ethically.
Example I understand my moods and feelings
Link http://www.enseceurope.org/journal/Papers/ENSECV4I2P2.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 25
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 9-18
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .62-.79
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Chi-square(265)= 539.98
p < .001
Chi-square/df = 2.04
RMSEA = .05
CFI = .9
IFI = .9
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity To assess construct validity the scale items were reassessed in a different sample for dimensionality and fit. Results showed: Chi-square= 712.20 (df = 265, p < .001), Chi-square/df = 2.69, RMSEA = .069, CFI = .86, IFI = .86
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Most SECQ dimensions were significantly positively correlated with exam scores (.19
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Zhou, M., & Ee, L. (2012). Development and validation of social emotional competency questionnaire. The International Journal of Emotional Education, 4(2), 27-42. Retrieved from http://www.enseceurope.org/journal/Papers/ENSECV4I2P2.pdf