This dataset includes data from 293 children living in Bekaa and Akkar camps in Lebanon. The data were collected as the baseline for an evaluation led by the International Rescue Committee (IRC). The program aimed to improve early childhood development programming for Syrian refugee children living in the camps. The average age of children was 4.1 years.
IDELA Domains and Equity
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 27% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of Total IDELA scores
There was a large range in children’s overall IDELA scores but the most common was 11-20% correct.
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were four years old.
Average IDELA scores by child’s age
On average, one additional year was associated with an additional 10 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
53% of children in the sample were female.
Average Total IDELA score by child’s gender
There were no significant differences in children’s overall IDELA scores by gender.