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The Impacts of Teacher Training and Parental Awareness on Kindergarten Quality in GhanaWolf, S., Aber, J. L., & Behrman, J. - 2019 - Innovations for Poverty Action
Experimental Impacts of the “Quality Preschool for Ghana” Interventions on Teacher Professional Well-being, Classroom Quality, and Children’s School ReadinessWolf, S., Aber, J. L., Behrman, J. R., & Tsinigo, E. - 2019 - Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 12(1), 10–37
We assessed the impacts of a teacher professional development program for public and private kindergartens in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. We examined impacts on teacher professional well-being, classroom quality, and children’s readiness during one school year. This cluster-randomized trial included 240 schools (teachers N ¼ 444; children N ¼ 3,345, Mage ¼ 5.2) randomly assigned to one of three conditions: teacher training (TT), teacher training plus parental-awareness meetings...
Strategies for reducing inequalities and improving developmental outcomes for young children in low-income and middle-income countriesFernald, L., Alderman, H., Behrman, J., … Iltus, S. - 2011 - Lancet, 378, 1339–1353
This report is the second in a Series on early child development in low-income and middle-income countries and assesses the effectiveness of early child development interventions, such as parenting support and preschool enrolment. The evidence reviewed suggests that early child development can be improved through these interventions, with effects greater for programmes of higher quality and for the most vulnerable children. Other promising interventions for the promotion of early child...