THE WORLD BANK - Asia Pacific
For the World Bank, Et4d conducted several Early Grade Reading Assessments in Tuvalu, Tonga, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Kiribati. The data diagnostics are being used to complement existing studies to identify a set of actionable policies aligned with national education priorities. Our scope of work included instrument design in local languages, enumerators training, data collection, data analysis, report writing, and dissemination strategy.
THE WORLD BANK - Kiribati
Et4d carried out the Kiribati Early Human Capability Index (KiEHCI) survey to all children ages 3 to 5 across Kiribati. Et4d delivered an electronic data collection interface and set up quality assurance protocols for the data collection process. Et4d provided logistical support for the recruitment and training of survey enumerators, facilitated community survey sessions and assisted the Ministry of Education of Kiribati and the World Bank team in preparation of the results for dissemination to all communities across the country.
THE WORLD BANK - Tonga
In 2017, Et4d designed a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for a literacy instruction pilot intervention implemented by the World Bank in Tonga entitled “Come, Let’s Read and Write.” Etd4 designed a data flow ensuring timely data collection and reporting using process mapping. We ensured quality of data through data verification procedures including routine data quality audits during the project lifecycle.
NASCENT SOLUTIONS - Cameroon
In 2018, Et4d led the final evaluation of a McGovern-Dole Food for Education Program in Cameroon - Advancing Literacy through Good Nutrition (ALIGN). The program included EGRA as well as Stallings classroom observation tools and a dietary diversity 24-hour recall tool. In 2019, Et4d led the baseline evaluation of the second phase of this program.
CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES - Benin
In 2018, Et4d led the baseline evaluation of a McGovern-Dole Food for Education Program in Benin, Keun Faabar. The quantitative tools used included EGRA, a student attentiveness observation tool, as well as a Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) survey for students and parents on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition
NORC - American Territories
In 2019, for NORC Et4d administered the Maternal and Child Health survey in American Samoa, Guam, Palau and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which included enumerator recruitment, training and data collection. Et4d was in charge of the logistics in the field, and defined the quality control protocols.
USAID - Mali
In 2020, Isabelle McMahon led the evaluation of USAID literacy project in Mali (SIRA) implemented by Education Development Center (EDC). Ms. Isabelle McMahon led the research team for the implementation of all aspects of fieldwork including participatory activities and focus group discussions.