A tool to measure the Home Learning Environment

The ELOM-Home Learning Environment tool is one of the suite of instruments developed by Innovation Edge to measure preschool children’s learning outcomes and their predictors. The Tool draws on that developed by Melhuish, E. (2010) and on the UNICEF Multiple Indicator...

The Early Learning Programme Outcomes Study is released

South Africa’s National Integrated ECD Policy provides for a range of different early learning programmes of which playgroups and ECD centres are most common for children aged 3 – 5 years. Local evidence for the effectiveness of these programmes is very limited...

Children’s growth status & performance on the ELOM

Child growth is an indicator of health and nutritional status over the short and long term. Growth stunting is one important indicator of malnutrition. Immediate causes of malnutrition include inadequate dietary intake and illness commonly due to poverty. In the early...