Identify those with the skills to help businesses succeed in the 21st century

Critical thinking is now one of the most in-demand skillsets in the global job market. As automation and artificial intelligence have an ever-increasing impact on the role of the human in the workplace, the need to stand out by developing advanced thinking skills like problem-solving, reasoning and creativity grows ever stronger.

Developed in association with leading academics in critical thinking and testing, Macat Critical Thinking Assessments are delivered on a powerful, all-in-one critical thinking assessment and measurement tool, helping universities' to identify the skills required for next generation of business leaders.


Based on a robust critical thinking model -  PACIER  - developed with leading institutions worldwide.

Based on a robust critical thinking model - PACIER - developed with leading institutions worldwide.

Supported by a  team of advisors  comprised of leading experts in assessment and critical thinking.

Supported by a team of advisors comprised of leading experts in assessment and critical thinking.

Join our university validation programme

Macat is inviting universities to take part in the world's first critical thinking validation programme. Together with contributing to an important study, universities will benefit from discounted rates to assess students, along with free access to the Macat Critical Thinking iLibrary.

We are working with the experts responsible for building the PISA global education survey – taken by hundreds of thousands of students in more than 60 countries, and used as a key benchmark by education ministries in five continents – to continue our development of the most accurate, reliable, and comprehensively proven critical thinking assessment ever created.

With help from the University of Cambridge, Macat has already surveyed over 10,000 students and employees worldwide.

What you will receive:

  • Discounted assessments and reporting for your university
  • One terms free access to Critical Thinking iLibrary
  • 20% discount off Macat Critical Thinking solutions

Download the brochure for more information on our validation programme

Express your interest in joining the Macat validation programme here

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How does Macat Critical Thinking Assessments work?

Testing platform

After a short on-boarding process, we will provide you with access to the online assessment platform, where you can easily deploy assessments to your employees and manage their usage. Each 1-hour assessment includes a series of interesting questions based on real-life scenarios, which address the six interlocking critical thinking skills, defined by Macat as PACIER skills -Problem-solving, Analysis, Creativity, Interpretation, Evaluation and Reasoning.

Macat Critical Thinking Academy Testing platform

Once students have completed the assessment, access the platform's interactive analytics dashboard to review results in real-time, explaining how they scored and areas for improvement. You will also have access to the analytics platform, with the ability to view results by group or individual, or download the full report in PDF format.