Psychometrics in test development at NFER

Psychometrics is about the measurement of human attributes including skills, attitudes and behaviours. One of the typical applications of psychometrics is in the development of exams to test how much individuals have learnt about a particular topic. Typically, test development goes through two phases: the selection of questions and standardisation. Both phases require extensive statistical input which involves some or all of:

At the end of this process, clients receive a reliable test that is either criterion referenced, norm referenced or both.

Please contact Simon Rutt if you would like to discuss how NFER could help you with psychometrics.


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