Focus on Performance and Wellbeing

All instruments support the development of individuals and organisations


All assessments are extremely easy to use. Reports use every day language & are available immediately

Cost Effective

Simplified user training programmes. No license fees - pay per use. Competitive pricing structures

Evidence Based

All our work is supported by published research and client case studies. Data is available for analysis & evaluation.

AQR International is a highly innovative psychometric test publisher and consultancy. AQR together with Peter Clough (Professor of Applied Psychology at MMU), has developed the Mental Toughness measure MTQ48 and a leading integrated leadership measure, ILM72. Together with The Carrus Partnership, we have also developed CARRUS – a unique employability measure. We now operate in over 80 countries, with offices in the UK, UAE and Poland,

AQR psychometric tests are focused on individual and organisational development – principally the impact on performance, wellbeing & positive behaviours.  These translate into important and valuable outcomes.

We offer a range of innovative and accessible psychometric tests, tools and development programmes for people of all ages and with organisations of all types.

This takes AQR into applications in the world of work, education, youth development, sport, employability, health and social mobility.

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Introducing Webinar Wednesdays

#1 How to be the best that you can be The world in which we live is full of pressures and stressors. For some of us that pressure is a driver. For others that same pressure will produce a different response. Mental Toughness is an aspect of our personality which...
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Tough Mind, Big Heart, Agile Brain

TOUGH MIND, BIG HEART, AGILE BRAIN – THE BEST CAREER ADVICE I CAN GIVE MY CHILDREN We know that insanity is hereditary and you get it from your children but what do our children get from their parents? Giving them sound career advice is now difficult because the whole...
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Outdoor learning ‘boosts children’s development’

Outdoor learning can have a positive impact on children’s development but it needs to be formally adopted, a report suggests. Childhoods were dramatically changing, with fewer opportunities to spend time outdoors, researchers observed. The loss of exposure to...
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Do Women Stay Calmer Under Stress Than Men?

Men and women make very different decisions under pressure and this research as reported in this article from the Guardian explains some of the reasons how and why. Mara Mather and researchers at the University of Southern California were curious to see if stress...
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mental toughness v resilience

Resilience and Mental Toughness – is there a difference and does it matter?

There is a difference and, although the two ideas are closely related there are important differences. Unfortunately the terms these days are often used interchangeably which might mean that a desired outcome is targeted but not achieved. Moreover resilience is often...
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