This data set includes data from 399 children and caregivers in the Nakasongola district of Uganda. The data were collected as the baseline of a quasi-experimental impact evaluation examining standard ECCD and ELM ECCD centers. The average age of children was 5.09 years.
IDELA Domains and Equity
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 50% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of total IDELA scores
The distribution of IDELA scores was fairly normal, with 51-60% the most common score range. However, nearly one in ten students scored below 30%.
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 9 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
55% of children in the sample were female. Girls and boys did not differ in their IDELA Total scores.