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