This dataset includes data from 509 children in four regions of Namibia. The average age of children was 5.6 years. The Roger Federer Foundation collected this data as part of a study of a new program supporting 150 preschools in Namibia.
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 62% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of Total IDELA scores
Very few children scored extremely low on the assessment, likely related to older average age of children.
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were 6 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 6.5 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
There were many more girls than boys in the sample. 57% of children in the sample were female. There were no significant differences in performance on IDELA by gender.