This dataset includes information from 3,436 children in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The average age of children was 5 years. These data were collected as part of a baseline assessment conducted by New York University to study the impact of a new ECD teacher training program.
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 50% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of Total IDELA scores
There was a wide range of children’s early learning and development skills, but the majority of children scored 51-60% correct.
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were five years old.
Average IDELA scores by child’s age
On average, one additional year of age was associated with an additional seven percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
51% of sample that were female.
Average Total IDELA score by child’s gender
On average, girls scored significantly higher than boys on the total IDELA measure.