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Diana Leyva

This blog provides an overview of the main findings of a recently published article in Child Development, “Teacher-Child Interactions in Chile and their Associations with Prekindergarten Outcomes” by Diana Leyva, Christina Weiland, Clara Barata, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Catherine Snow, Ernesto Trevino, and Andrea Rolla. To receive a copy of the full article, email Diana Leyva. Chilean preschool […]

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Jessica Kiessel

by Annie Duflo & Jessica Kiessel Annie and Jessica (Innovations for Poverty Action) presented on a large-scale evaluation of the Ghana Government’s Teacher Community Assistant Initiative (TCAI), a program that targeted instruction programs on the learning outcomes of the lowest-performing primary school students in Ghana’s public schools. IPA partnered with Ghana Education Services, Ghana National Association of […]

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Alice Wuermli

Check out this great resource for human development interventionists and researchers! Child Trends’ What Works/LINKS database (LINKS stands for Lifecourse Interventions to Nurture Kids Successfully) is a searchable register of over 700 programs that have had at least one randomized, intent-to-treat evaluation to assess child or youth outcomes related to education, life skills, and social/emotional, mental, […]

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Alice Wuermli

re-posted from: Development Impact (a World Bank Blog) BY DAVID EVANS Impact evaluation evidence in developing countries is growing. In case we need evidence of that, here are two pieces: First, the cumulative number of IEs (by publication date) on improving learning from an array of systematic reviews published over the last couple of years, […]