September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017 IDELA launched its new website alongside leaders in the field of Early Childhood Development. See presentations from the website launch and learn more about how other organizations and researchers are using IDELA in their work.
Julieta Trias is an Economist at the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank and Cluster Coordinator for Early Childhood Development Cluster under the Strategic Evaluation Fund (SIEF). Her research focuses on building evidence on early childhood development interventions.
Dr. Angie Ponguta
Dr. Angie Ponguta is the Associate Research Scientist at the Child Study Center at Yale University. Dr. Ponguta’s work centers on the advancement of ECD in low and middle-income countries with a focus on policy research, program evaluations and advocacy. She has led and participated in ECD policy-making and policy analysis projects in over 10 countries in Africa, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Here, she presents on the diversity of evaluations in which IDELA can be used.
Katie Murphy is the Senior Technical Advisor for Early Childhood Development at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and has over 15 years of experience working in the field of ECD, education and sustainable development. Ms. Murphy presents on one of the IRC’s ECD programs, Preschool Healing Classrooms (PHC).
Dr. Sharon Wolf
Dr. Sharon Wolf is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. She studies the social and environmental determinants of early childhood development, and develops and evaluated interventions to provide quality early childhood education as a pathway to reducing inequalities. In this presentation, Dr. Wolf speaks about the adaptation, translation and use of IDELA in Ghana for the purpose of two early childhood education impact evaluations.