ECD Assessment of Child School Readiness in Four Regions of Namibia

Namibia | 2018 | Roger Federer Foundation

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.

Explore the Data: IDELA Domains

IDELA Domains

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.