About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Mental health and wellbeing, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Adaptability; Assertiveness; Emotion perception; Emotion expression; Emotion management; Emotion regulation; Impulsiveness; Relationships; Self-esteem; Self-motivation; Social awareness; Stress management; Trait empathy; Trait happiness; Trait optimism
Description The TEIQue is a scientific measurement instrument based exclusively on trait EI theory and providing a comprehensive assessment of the emotional world of the individual.
Example I'm good at getting along with my classmates
Link http://www.psychometriclab.com/Home/Default/14

Implementation details

No. of items 30
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 10
Age 13-17
Cost single purchase Suggested donati
Cost per child -

Psychometric details

UK norms Yes
Cronbach's α .56-.90
Test retest r= [.49,82]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 2-factor oblique
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity r= [-.35,.15] with several behavioural descriptions; Coping Styles Questionnaire, r= [-.62,.67]
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Petrides, K. V. (2009). Psychometric properties of the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire. In C. Stough, D. H. Saklofske, and J. D. Parker (Eds.), Advances in the Assessment of Emotional Intelligence. New York, NY: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-88370-0_5
Petrides, K. V. (2009) Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire (TEIQUE) Technical Manual. London, UK: London Psychometric Laboratory.
Petrides, K. V., Sangareau, Y., Furnham, A., & Frederickson, N. (2006). Trait emotional intelligence and children’s peer relations at school. Social Development, 15(3), 537-547. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9507.2006.00355.x
Mavroveli, S. & Siu, A. (2012). The factor structure of trait emotional intelligence in Hong Kong adolescents. Journal of Psychoeducation Assessment, 30(6), 567-576. doi:10.1177/0734282912449596