Assessment

Educator Assessment of Learners’ Soft Skills Ability (EALSA)

Circle1The Educator Assessment of Learners’ Soft Skills Ability (EALSA) tool is a soft skills formative assessment that provides education officials, teachers, and trainers with assessment data to improve outcomes around soft skills for both in-school and out-of-school youth. The measure assesses the following constructs: communication, interpersonal skills, dependability, and problem solving/critical thinking.

For more information, please contact Jasmina Josic at jjosic@edc.org.

Disclaimer: This tool was not tested in an EiE context. The Measurement Library Reference Group members are including the measure as it shows promise for use in EiE contexts with careful adaptation. 

This tool is part of the Measurement Library. Learn more about the olive tree stages in our Measure Review Criteria. If you'd like to select and adapt a measure, read our Measure Guidance.

Evidence Snapshot

Summary
EASLA has acceptable internal reliability, but very limited validity as presented in the evidence report. It was not tested in an EiE context.
Where
Rwanda
Sample
2,221 (Rwanda: 605; Uganda: 557; Tanzania: 546; Senegal: 513)

Measure Snapshot

For what?
Commentaires informatifs
About what?
Aptitudes Socio-émotionnelles
How?
Paper/pencil format; or offline device
Respondant
Youth
By what method?
Survey

Information sur les Ressources

Publié

Publié par

Education Development Center (EDC)

Thème(s)

Adolescents and Youth

Zone géographique d'intérêt

Rwanda
Senegal
Tanzania
Uganda

Usage:

Formative feedback

Catégorie de ressource:

Social-emotional Skills