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PTS Assessments

A trusted, ground-breaking leader in individually administered assessments, the new Woodcock Johnson Fourth Edition (WJ IV) - Australasian Adaptation is now available. The WJ IV comprehensive system offers the ease of use and flexibility examiners need to accurately evaluate learning problems and... more
The TACL-4 is designed to assess receptive spoken language including vocabulary, grammar and syntax. It measures a child’s ability to understand vocabulary (including the meanings of nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs), grammatical morphemes and elaborated phrases and sentences. Responses are... more
The Phonological and Print Awareness Scale (PPA Scale) measures early literacy skills in children aged 3.6 to 8.11 years. It is quick and easy to administer, helping to identify children who may benefit from early intervention. The PPA Scale measures two important literacy skills that have been... more
The Child and Adolescent Memory profile (ChAMP) is a norm-referenced test of memory and learning for children, adolescents and young adults, which provides both memory screening and in depth memory evaluation. This assessment has been developed based on the latest neuroscience research on memory... more
Ability and achievement tests pose significant challenges for some children. The TOF enhances the value of test scores by documenting test examiners' observations of a child's behaviour during testing. The TOF includes 125 items for assessing behaviours observed during ability and achievement... more
The SCICA maximises the value of interviews with a flexible user-friendly protocol,  plus forms for interviews to rate their observations as well as a child's self-reports during the interview. The SCICA protocol provides open-ended questions covering children's activities and school... more
Using the Direct Observation Form (DOF), an observer writes a description of a child's behaviour as it occurs over a 10 minute interval in classrooms or other group settings. The observer scores on-task behaviour at 1 minute intervals and 96 problem items at the end of 10 minutes. Teacher aides and... more
This resource identifies students level of emotional literacy and provides follow-up activities for intervention where necessary. The assessment covers elements of emotional literacy including: self-awareness, emotional resilience, motivation, and handling of emotions and relationships. It also... more
The TWS-5 uses a dictated-word format to quickly and accurately assess the spelling skills of children aged 6 through to 18 years. Results of the TWS-5 can be used to identify students whose scores are significantly below those of their peers and who may need additional support to improve... more
The Test of Reading Comprehension is designed to help teachers assess reading comprehension skills in students from Year 3 to Year 10. The third edition of the TORCH replaces TORCH-2 and TORCH Plus, building on popular features of these assessments and providing nine new passages and items. The... more