Some Psychometrics Acronyms Explained

In this post, we thought that it would be useful to list some of the acronyms that you will come across whilst working in the area of psychometrics.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive. Rather, we just wanted to give you a quick reference point.

BPS: British Psychological Society.

CCET: Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing.

CPD: Continuing professional development

EAWOP: European Association of Work and Organizational Psychologists.

EFPA: the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations.

EQF: European Qualifications Framework.

ITC: The International Test Commission.

MoC: Maintenance of competence.

PSI: Psychological Society of Ireland.

PTC: Psychological Testing Centre.

QCF: Qualification and Credits Framework.

RQTU: Register of Qualifications in Test Use.

SCoPE: Standing Committee on Psychometric Evaluation.

SCTS: Steering Committee on Test Standards.

SCTT: Standing Committee on Tests and Testing.

SxD: Selection by Design.

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Barbara and Conor

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