This dataset includes data from 816 children in five districts of Pakistan (Bahawalpur, Charsada, Islamabad, Khushab, and Kohat). The average age of children was 3.96 years old. Data was collected as part of a quasi-experimental impact evaluation of the Parwaan program run by Children's Global Network-Pakistan. The impact evaluation is part of the IIm Ideas 2 programme funded by the UK Department for International Development and managed by Cambridge Education. Data was collected by VTT Global Ltd.
IDELA Domains and Equity
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 35% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of total IDELA scores
There was a wide range of scores, but nearly two in five children scored lower than 20% correct on the assessment.
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were three to five years old, with about half of children aged four.
Average IDELA scores by child’s age
On average, one additional year was associated with an additional 10.8 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
The gender composition of the sample was evenly split between girls and boys. There were no significant differences in Total IDELA by gender.