Informing Early Childhood Education in Ethiopia

Insights from Young Lives Research on the O-Class Programme



This brief, produced in partnership with UNICEF Ethiopia and the Children’s Investment Foundation Fund (CIFF), is based on the Young Lives research project ‘Improving the evidence for early intervention: using cohort research to improve policy in Ethiopia and India’, funded by CIFF.

This brief is one of five produced under the joint work of Young Lives and UNICEF. The briefs are also available on the Young Lives international website, the young lives Ethiopia website

Young Lives is a collaborative partnership between research institutes, universities and NGOs in the four study countries (Ethiopia, India, Vietnam and Peru) and the University of Oxford. Young Lives has been core funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Informing Early Childhood Education in Ethiopia


Alula Pankhurst

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