Children's Self-Efficacy Scale (CSES)

General Information on the Measure
Purpose of the measure

The Children's Self-Efficacy Scale (CSES) provides information about children's perceptions of the social and academic tasks that are difficult for them.

Main constructs measured

Intrapersonal competencies; Interpersonal competencies

Applicable grade levels

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Publication year for the most recent version

2006

Year originally developed

2006

Related measures
Measure Administration
Respondent

Student

Method of administration

Paper/Pencil

Number of items

55

Item format

Rating from zero to 100

Administration time

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Available languages

English

Fee for use Free and publicly available
Credentials required for administration

None

Scoring
Overall score reporting

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Subscore reporting

There are nine subscores:

  • Self-efficacy in enlisting social resources
  • Self-efficacy for academic achievement
  • Self-efficacy for self-regulated learning
  • Self-efficacy for leisure time skills and extracurricular activities
  • Self-regulartory efficacy
  • Self-efficacy to meet others' expectations
  • Social self-efficacy
  • Self-assertive efficacy
  • Self-efficacy for enlisting parental and community support
Scoring procedures

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Interpretive information

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Evidence of Technical Quality
Populations for which technical quality evidence has been collected

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Reliability evidence

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Validity evidence
Evidence based on content
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Evidence based on response processes
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Evidence based on internal structure
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Evidence based on relations with other variables
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Locating the Measure
Obtaining a copy of the measure pdfs.semanticscholar.org
References

Bandura, A. "Guide for constructing self-efficacy scales," Self-efficacy Beliefs of Adolescents, Vol. 5, 2006, pp. 307–337.

Notes

Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.