The impacts of teacher training and parental awareness on kindergarten quality in Ghana

Enrollment in early childhood education has increased dramatically in Ghana, but the education sector now faces the challenge of ensuring young children learn and develop school readiness skills. This study evaluated the impacts of a scalable, in-service training and coaching program for kindergarten teachers, with and without parental awareness meetings, on teaching practices and children’s learning and development.

author
Wolf, Sharon
Aber, J. Lawrence
Behrman, Jere
Burke, Laura
series
Education Preliminary Results Brief
language
ENG
Institutions
Innovations for Poverty Action
World Bank Institute
date
2018
Pages
4 p.
regions
Africa
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themes
Child development
Educational psychology
Cognitive development
Pays
Ghana
levels
Early childhood education

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