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ECD Measure Newsletter, July 2021
July 15, 2021The July 2021 issue of ECD Measure’s quarterly newsletter shares recent work of the Consortium, including an update on our research projects in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Liberia, and South Africa, and a recent brief on ECE quality assurance systems in Africa. It also includes recent blogs and resources from the ECD…
ECD Measure Newsletter, April 2021
July 15, 2021The April 2021 issue of ECD Measure’s quarterly newsletter shares recent work of the Consortium, including resources from our latest webinar and a blog on Ethiopia’s first pre-primary national assessment. It also includes recent blogs and publications from the ECD Measure team, as well as other recent resources on ECE…
Together for Early Childhood Evidence Supports four country research projects in Africa
July 2, 2021Together for Early Childhood Evidence: Consortium on Pre-Primary Data and Measurement in Africa began in 2018 as an initiative to bring together government officials, researchers and other stakeholders interested in pre-primary data and measurement in Africa. Together for Early Childhood Evidence is convened by ECD Measure at the University of…
Relationship-building practices and social-emotional development in Liberian Preschools: Our findings using the BEQI observation tool
June 10, 2021By Dr. Dawn Davis (ECD Measure) and Dr. Cecelia Cassell (University of Liberia) Over the past decade, Liberia has increasingly focused on improving access and quality early childhood education (ECE). Measurement is a key component of a quality ECE system, and Liberia has adapted ECD Measure’s Brief Early Childhood Quality…
Ethiopia Builds its First National Assessment of Pre-primary Education
April 1, 2021Authors: Dr. Belay Hagos, Associate Professor of Education, Director, Institute of Educational Research, Addis Ababa University Fitsum Mulugeta, Education Economist, The World Bank Enrollment in Early Childhood Education (ECE) expanded ten-fold over the past decade when the Ethiopian government and development partners increased…
Webinar: Early Childhood Measurement Tools
March 15, 2021ECD Measure hosted this webinar on March 25 at 9:00am ET. The presentation slides are available in our Resources. The interactive session provided background on defining the purpose of measurement in participants’ countries and provided guidance on considerations to make when designing or selecting tools to measure child development. We…
Webinar: Monitoring and Quality Assurance Systems for Early Childhood Education
January 22, 2021
On January 21, 2021 Together for Early Childhood Evidence hosted a webinar on developing monitoring and quality assurance systems.
ECD Measure Newsletter, January 2021
January 14, 2021
Quarterly newsletter from ECD Measure announcing the an upcoming webinar, recent work from consortium members, including South Africa's national ECE data system, as well as other recent resources on ECE data and measurement.
South Africa works toward a national ECE data system while adapting to COVID-19
December 14, 2020
The Department of Basic Education is creating a management information system that will annually collate information on enrollment, staffing, registration, monitoring the implementation of curriculum, and other components for all ECD centers throughout the country.