Strong economies hinge upon youth having the skills they need to secure meaningful, well-paid work. Our programs help young people succeed in jobs, entrepreneurship, and ongoing career learning. We build our programs to better connect young people with mentors, training providers, and employers.
In the United States, we engage educators and business leaders in providing academically rigorous, work-based learning—career and technical, high school, and post-secondary—that leads to meaningful careers. Around the world, we emphasize soft skills as a means to employment and advancement. We specialize in using technology tools to enrich training for youth and instructors and to make job seeking easier.
This occupational profile details the skills, knowledge, and behaviors needed for success in big data fields.
Designed by EDC and the Ford Motor Company Fund, the Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL) initiative includes an interdisciplinary high school curriculum, professional development, and a successful
This report examines the challenges and successes of USAID Philippines’ Mindanao Youth for Development (MYDev) program in partnering with the private sector.
The MekongSkills2Work website is an interactive network of job seekers, employers, universities, and training institutions in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
These stories from a faces behind the success of the Akazi Kanoze 2 work readiness program in Rwanda.
EDC’s Proyecto METAS conducted a survey in three at-risk urban communities in Honduras between March and May 2013.
This guide supports educators in creating, planning, and implementing innovative media projects with young people as part of the Adobe Youth Voices program.
This brief describes the importance of expanding access to computer science (CS) learning and details EDC’s work to ensure all students have high-quality CS educations.
EDC conducted a randomized controlled trial in Year 5 of the Akazi Kanoze (AK) project to measure whether, as a result of the project, youth showed a measurable change in employability and employme
This report highlights key findings and recommendations from the workshop Youth, Mobile, and Employment, held in Kigali, Rwanda, in January 2014.