IDELA Community of Practice

What is the IDELA Community of Practice?

The IDELA Community of Practice (COP) is a worldwide network of Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) practitioners, researchers, and policymakers centered on the use and dissemination of the evidence about ECCD programs using the International Development and Early Learning Assessment (IDELA).

Who are IDELA COP members?

Save the Children Staff worldwide
Global practitioners of the IDELA tool
Global researchers in early childhood education
Global policymakers in early childhood education
Potential IDELA practitioners and partners
Stakeholders/Global partners

Do I need to be an IDELA user to join the CoP?

No, all ECCD enthusiasts are invited to join the IDELA CoP. Discussions on the COP will focus on:

  • How different organizations are using IDELA
  • What we are learning about ECCD programming, and which children are being left out
  • How IDELA users have been using the data for program improvement, advocacy, and to leverage policy changes to benefit young children
    • Discussion
    • Topics
    • Replies
    • Conferences and Presentations
      Conferences to attend, ways to present your work, or collaboration on conference presentations. CIES 2020 included!
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    • New to IDELA
      Ask questions and learn from other new IDELA users
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    • Training
      This discussion is for questions and comments related to training preparation, planning, and facilitation.
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    • Tool Use
      Questions related to administering IDELA assessments
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    • Data Collection
      Questions, comments and insight into data collection and analysis
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    • What Next?
      Learning from the data you collected with IDELA; advocacy, policy and improvement.
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