Early Childhood Programming Impact Evaluation from Slovakia

Slovakia | 2015 | Save the Children

This data set includes data from 335 children living in several western and southern regions of Slovakia; Banska Bystrica, Kosice and Presov. The data were collected as part of an impact evaluation led by the World Bank. The program aimed to improve parenting practices, child development, and enrollment in kindergarten for Roma children. The average age of children was 5 years.

Explore the Data: IDELA Domains and Equity

IDELA Domains and Equity

Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains

On average, children scored 37% 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 41-50% correct.

Distribution of children’s ages

Children in the sample were 3 – 6 years old, with an average age of 5 years.

Average IDELA scores by child’s age

Age was significantly associated with IDELA scores, and on average, one additional year was associated with an additional 13 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.

Distribution of children’s gender

47% 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.