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  1. 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation

    Afterschool programs in high-poverty communities are often tasked with meeting the social and academic needs of a diverse group of learners. Through evaluation, these programs can identify what’s working, what’s not, and how to provide high-quality ...

  2. HP LIFE e-Learning for Entrepreneurs

    E-learning has the potential to usher in a new era in global entrepreneurship. But how can e-learning programs account for diversity in language and literacy levels? Or culture? Or different levels of access to technology? In partnership with HP, EDC is ...

  3. Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL)

    With the global economy changing so quickly, high schools must become responsive places where students engage in real-world problem solving and learn to think flexibly, strategically, and innovatively. EDC is pioneering 21st-century directions for ...

  4. USAID Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training (COMET)

    Business is booming in Asia’s Lower Mekong region, and young people with strong technical, work readiness, and industrial skills are in high demand. However, local labor assessments have shown that university graduates lack critical industry, ...

  5. Akazi Kanoze Youth Livelihoods Project

    Rwanda’s goal of building a technology-driven economy depends on the availability of a young, literate, and entrepreneurial workforce. But demand is currently outpacing supply as too many young people—especially in rural areas of the country—lack the ...

  6. Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative

    Public schools offer the promise of equal education for all students, yet many districts need help developing programs and policies that improve learning for students with disabilities. Since 1994, EDC has supported students with disabilities in urban ...

  7. Work Ready Now! (WRN!)

    In many countries, a mismatch between skills taught in school and skills demanded in the workplace have left young people unable to find jobs, start their own businesses, or otherwise contribute to their communities. EDC’s Work Ready Now! (WRN!) delivers ...

  8. Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)

    The nation’s prevention professionals play an essential role in helping communities address pressing substance abuse and other behavioral health challenges, including underage drinking, prescription drug misuse, and a surge in opioid use. It is critical ...

  9. Children’s Safety Network (CSN)

    Keeping kids safe is a priority for parents, teachers, and communities across the United States. It’s no easy task to address the broad range of children’s safety issues, including child maltreatment, home safety, pedestrian and motor vehicle-related ...

  10. Development and Evaluation of a Dementia Care Training and Implementation Initiative

    More families are taking on the responsibility of at-home care for elderly loved ones—including individuals with dementia. And, while research has identified effective strategies for enhancing the engagement and well-being of family members caring for ...