This technical note summarises the procedures involved in the selection, adaptation and administration of the non-cognitive scales administered in the 2016-17 Young Lives school surveys in Ethiopia, India and Vietnam. It includes a discussion of the rationale for the inclusion of these scales, along with details of the process of developing, piloting and selecting the measures used in the surveys.
Young Lives is an international study of childhood poverty, following the lives of 12,000 children in 4 countries (Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam) over 15 years. Young Lives is funded by the UK Department for International Development.
Angela Little and Bridget Azubuike (2017) Young Lives School Surveys 2016–17: The Development of Non-Cognitive Instruments in Ethiopia, India and Vietnam, 20pp
Young Lives School Surveys 2016–17: The Development of Non-Cognitive Instruments in Ethiopia, India and Vietnam
Published 1 September 2017