BehaviourChildrenEarly ChildhoodEducationToolsSchool Engagement Scale – Behavioral, Emotional and Cognitive Engagement

Author(s): Fredericks, J.A., Blumenfeld, P., Friedel, J., & Paris, A. (2005). School engagement. In K.A. Moore & L. Lippman (Eds.), What do children need to flourish?: Conceptualizing and measuring indicators of positive development. New York, NY: Springer Science and Business Media.

Collection Method: Self-Report Questionnaire

Scoring Method: Rating of 1 – 5, where “Never” = 1 and “All of the time” = 5; or “Not at all” = 1 and “Very True” = 5. Items 2, 4 and 6 use reverse scoring due to the way in which these are worded.

Number of questions: 15

Price: Free

Key Points:

  • The tool measures behavioural, emotional and cognitive dimensions of the level of school engagement in primary school students
  • Suitable for schools to use to assess student outcomes around engagement

The School Engagement Scale – Behavioral, Emotional and Cognitive Engagement tool has been reviewed and assessed by the Socialsuite team. In our opinion this tool is suitable in supporting the evaluation of primary school students to assist in the measurement of level of school engagement.