Prof Cally Ardington

University of Cape Town
South Africa

Cally is a Professor in the Southern African Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) at the University of Cape Town. Her research interests lie in development and labour economics with a focus on education and health. Her recent work has centered around emergent and early literacy and numeracy, social-emotional skills and executive functioning amongst kindergarten and primary school children. She is currently the Principal Investigator on a series of evaluations of a program in teaching reading and mathematics in African Languages in South Africa. She has taught numerous courses on the design and analysis of household surveys and evaluations for graduate students, faculty, practitioners and policy makers.

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