This data set includes data from 624 children and caregivers in Minbu, Gangaw, and Loikaw districts of Myanmar. The data were collected as the baseline of a quasi-experimental impact evaluation examining the effectiveness of a preschool program for children living in the area. The average age of children was 6.6.
IDELA Domains and Equity
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 76% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of total IDELA scores
The distribution of IDELA scores was fairly high, with 81-90% the most common score range.
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were six years old. We find no significant relationship between a child’s age and their total IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
47% of children in the sample were female.
Average Total IDELA score by child’s gender
On average, girls scored significantly higher than boys on the overall IDELA score.