Child Development Assessment Data from Program Monitoring in Mali

Mali | 2017 | Save the Children

This dataset includes information from 300 children living in Sikasso, Mali. Children in this sample are supported by Save the Children's Sponsorship Program. The data were collected as part of routine program monitoring. On average, children are 4.9 years old.

Explore the Data: IDELA Domains and Equity

IDELA Domains and Equity

Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains

On average, children scored 35% correct on the IDELA assessment.

Distribution of total IDELA scores

Children display a wide range of skills, but the most common total IDELA score was 31-40 percent correct.

Distribution of children’s ages

Most children in the sample were 5 years old.

Average IDELA scores by child’s age

On average, one additional year was associated with an additional 10 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.

Distribution of children’s gender

51% of children in the sample were female. There were no significant differences between children’s scores by gender.