This dataset includes data from 456 children in Gaza and the West Bank of the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The average age of children was 4.8 years. These data were collected as part of a program evaluation undertaken by Save the Children.
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 55% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of Total IDELA scores
There was a large range in children’s skills but the most common score was 51-60% correct.
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were five years old.
Average IDELA scores by child’s age
Age was significantly positively related to the total IDELA score. On average, one additional year was associated with an additional five percentage points correct in total IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
51% of children in the sample were female.
Average Total IDELA score by child’s gender
Girls scored significantly higher than boys on the overall IDELA score.