EDC will continue its research and evaluation of the public media initiative Ready To Learn thanks to a new five-year, multimillion-dollar grant to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement.
In observance of National Suicide Prevention Week (September 7–13) and World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10), EDC offers the following actions, resources, and events to promote suicide prevention worldwide.
EDC will present findings from its recent study of youth violence and resilience in Honduras and North East Africa at a panel discussion to be held June 22 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Ambassador Erica Barks-Ruggles and Rwanda Minister of Education Silas Lwakabamba recently visited a school in Kigali that is one of more than 2,400 public/government-aided schools participating in EDC’s USAID-funded Literacy, Language, and Learning (L3) Initiative.
Join EDC researchers at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), to be held April 16–20 in Chicago. This year’s meeting will explore the theme “Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis.”
Join EDC’s mathematics education experts at the 2015 National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. NCSM and NCTM Research will take place April 13–15, and NCTM will take place April 15–18.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced 14 winners from its 2015 All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development. EDC is a partner in two of the literacy innovations that won the challenge, which drew more than 200 proposals from 50 countries.