Pearson is a global education company. Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment, a division of Pearson, has a long history related to some of the most respected names in publishing. Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment has been at the forefront of test publishing for over 80 years. It is responsible for the publication of many tests which have now become the international standards in their fields.
We offer mental-health and education professionals in the Indian subcontinent premium quality psychological and educational assessment and intervention solutions that will promote learning, positive mental health and well-being within the diverse communities of South Asia. We make accessible at affordable costs, and with ease of purchase, international-standard assessment tools used in multiple settings of schools, hospitals and educational institutions. We facilitate avenues for exchange of ideas within and among the community of educators, mental health professionals and policy-makers who will drive higher standards of assessment and mental health services in the subcontinent, in the future.
We are proud to carry forward the legacy of the Psychological Corporation with our Psychcorp brand of assessments. Our mission is to promote learning that helps transform personal, educational and professional lives of individuals. We are committed to develop assessments adapted and standardized for India so that our assessments result in valid clinical judgments leading to better interventions. Our R&D, based out of Banglaore, has already adapted and standardized gold standard assessments such as the Wecshler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) and Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) for India, besides important assessment solutions for schools such as Dyslexia Screening Test – Junior (DST-J) and Raven’s Educational – CPM/CVS.
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Our team of professionals in R & D work towards fulfilling Pearson’s commitment to adapt and standardize our flagship assessments for India. Our adaptation and standardization work is expansive, cost-intensive, covers all major regions of India and involves a large number of professionals such as psychologists, statisticians, research assistants and field examiners. Adhering to the highest standards of test adaptation that is implemented globally, PCTA in India has so far adapted and/or standardized five global assessments – WISC-IV, WAIS-IV, WMS-III, Raven’s CPM/CVS and DST-J, for India. Based on feedback from mental-health and school professionals in this country, PCTA has initiated or will initiate adaptation and standardization work for more assessments that will serve the professional needs of individuals and institutions in health care.