Wednesday, December 10, 2014

APA Standards in Testing

We recently completed a project for a client where we needed to heed the APA standards for testing, the world's leading standards in the field.  We were quite successful in our endeavor and will definitely communicate more about the Speex instruments and their 'measuring up' to these standards next year - link to this article of a SA commentary on the standards ( ) REST WELL!

Monday, November 17, 2014


Dear all:

Please take note of the most recent amendment to the Employment Equity Act and role of the HPCSA in the certification of psychological tests.  COMPINDEX is currently implicated as it was not developed to be a psychological test.  It is currently unclear how the act will be implemented, as according to the Health Professions Act the HPCSA only has the mandate to regulate psychological tests.   We are aware of interest groups that are working towards following legal processes to temporary set aside the clause until such time that clarity is obtained on the issue.  To be on the safe side currently and until such time the amendment is set aside or clarity is obtained on the mandate and role of legal entities that should enforce the act, further use of the instrument should be reconsidered as it may constitute a transgression of the act.  Rather contact us at AssessmentWorld in order to discuss alternatives (Jacques:

Thursday, November 13, 2014

IMPROVED and on-line NOW!! Multi Field Preference Profile - Interest Questionnaire

Hi all - link to a sample report of our improved Multi Field Preference Profile (MFPP) - Interest Questionnaire which is now live on (144 items) - uses Holland's career themes - let us know what you think...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

NEW!!!Survey Module

Dear all - how exciting for us at AW! - our survey module is up and running with our first two unique survey tools on board: Organizational Integrity Perception Index Questionnaire (OIPI-Q) and the Employee Wellness Index Questionnaire (EmPWI-Q).  Access examples of the survey reports in your dropbox folder "Report Examples" - many more surveys in development!  Go have a look (log into AW and simply click on 'Surveys' - see graphic below) and should you need more information re. the surveys operating details and/or credit and business model by which we transact these surveys, contact Jacques:

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Compliance with the SA Employment Equity Act

just to inform all our users that the PIBSpeex suite of assessments comply fully with Section 8 of the Employment Equity Act no 55 of 1998 as well as with the amended Section 8 of the Act:

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Newest PIBSpeex Research

Hi all - read the most recent research article published on a PIBSpeex test = 401 Observance - thank you dr Schaap! - simply follow the link below:


Thursday, October 30, 2014

More Test Refinements

Hi all - please ensure that you check your drop boxes regularly as our test refinement process is still ongoing - new test booklets will download and appear in your drop box automatically as you connect to the web - please contact us should you have any questions or experience any problems with this -

Friday, June 27, 2014

URGENT NOTICE: PIB Speex instrument reviews

Hi all - we are in the process of an intensive review of all PIB Speex instruments - we have already reviewed 10 of them and it is imperative and a matter of UTMOST URGENCY that you contact us in order to ensure that you obtain the most recent updates - mail me at:

Where there is a computer!

Again another powerful experience with the Assessment World online system - this well-known client set up a little network system in a foyer as they are renovating their building and voilĂ  a large number of learners are assessed with the PIBSpeex instruments online!


Monday, March 10, 2014

Product Information Sessions

Due to the late publishing of our advert in the latest PsySSA edition, product information dates will be published once the advert is running i.e. they will not take place on 10 and 11 March as originally planned - watch this blog for details on this

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Product Information Sessions

AssessmentWorld will be hosting its first group of 2 hour product information sessions on 10 and 11 March 2014 at their Rosebank offices (Regus Office Suites, 4th Floor, The Firs, Rosebank, Johannesburg:

These sessions will run from 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 noon; 12:30 p.m. till 14:30 p.m. and 15:00 p.m. till 17:00 p.m.  Plan your diary accordingly and booking details will be posted on this blog and sent via newsletter soonest.  In the mean time ensure that you register on in order to receive our newsletter.  Contact Jacques at: if you have any inquiries in the interim.

Monday, January 27, 2014

AW Public Site

AssessmentWorld has at last 'opened' its public site where new tests will be placed, data gathered and norms created - visit and check out our two most recent test additions: Male Wellness Index and Road Behaviour Profiler