Assessment Strategies and Evidence-Based Interventions


  • Nora Katona Eötvös Loránd University Institute of Psychology Faculty of Education and Psychology


Słowa kluczowe:

assessment strategy, competency questionnaire, content validity, entrepreneurship, evidence-based programme, NEET, youth


An overview of assessment strategies in an evidence-based programme aimed at promoting entrepreneurial skills of disadvantaged young people. Key-elements of evidence-based programs are reviewed and the development of a competence questionnaire to fulfil the requirements of assessments of evidence-based programme development practices and research based on Chorpita’s (2003) categorization. The strategies of selecting scales to utilize in content validation of the ten competencies identified are provided. Self-efficacy, assertive behaviour, locus of control scales, as well as the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (Goodman, 1997) have corroborate the content validity of the competency questionnaire by providing strong correlation with required competency sub-scales at a p < 0,01 significance level. On the other hand, two alternative possible explanations are offered why self-esteem scale of Rosenberg (1965) did not provide any correlations.

Biogram autora

Nora Katona - Eötvös Loránd University Institute of Psychology Faculty of Education and Psychology

Nora Katona, PhD, associate professor, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Institute of Psychology. Nora Katona has been active in the field of school psychology, being one of the founding members of the School Psychology Section of the Hungarian Psychological Association, serving as a secretary, later as a President of the International School Psychology Association is currently the associate professor the Psychology Institute of the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Research interests include school psychology and strength-based assessment, employability skills and education, career-planning and life-skills.


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Jak cytować

Katona, N. (2017). Assessment Strategies and Evidence-Based Interventions. Przedsiębiorczość - Edukacja, 13, 304–313.