Capacity Building for Individuals, Organizations, and Systems
EDC develops practitioner-informed professional development and resources that build professional and organizational capacities. We engage educators, health providers, and community agency staff in communities of practice that reflect current findings on effective strategies to support adult learning and systems improvements.
We develop and deliver training and technical assistance to frontline staff in classrooms, clinics, and communities that support their use of evidence-based practices to enhance services. We also build policymakers’ capacity to collect, analyze, and use data to guide decision-making.
Learn about EDC’s work to strengthen early childhood interventions with Continuous Quality Improvement.
A Second Chance at School in Mali
In Mali, accelerated education is helping thousands of children get back to school.
Helping All Children Learn and Thrive
EDC’s David Jacobson discusses his ideas for changing—and improving—early childhood services.
Addressing the Opioid Crisis through Home Visiting
Home visiting programs are critical to supporting children affected by opioid misuse, says Loraine Lucinski.
Crisis, Conflict, and Resilience
In times of crisis or conflict, some communities struggle while others pull together. It’s all about resilience.
Accelerating Education in Liberia
An estimated 300,000 Liberian children do not attend school. What’s being done to provide more access to education?
3 Ways Schools Can Support Children Affected by the Opioid Crisis
Schools are uniquely positioned to address the needs of children exposed to trauma, says Shai Fuxman.
EDC’s Work Ready Now (WRN) delivers effective work readiness preparation to youth around the world. Based on international standards, WRN helps young people in emerging economies develop the soft skills and work readiness skills needed to succeed in earning a living.
A powerful resource for police in addressing stress management, mental health concerns, suicide prevention, and overall officer safety and wellness, Peer Support as a Powerful Tool in Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention draws upon the key role peer support plays in the many aspects of suicide prevention.
For two years, the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Learning Resource Center at EDC and the ITEST community engaged in a collaborative exploration of evidence-bas
The following stories were developed through the support of USAID’s Core Education Skills for Liberian Youth (CESLY) program.
This study examines the relationship between Puerto Rico’s high school characteristics and student graduation rates.
This study examines how public school principals allocate their time to various job-related tasks and investigates the types of professional development they attend.
Measuring soft skills is challenging. How can one develop a reliable assessment that can be adapted across global contexts?
This report spotlights how University of North Carolina Hillsborough Hospital is using the Elder Mistreatment Emergency Department Toolkit to identify and address elder mistreatment.
This guide provides an overview of IRI as a methodology, and discusses its feasibility and applicability in a range of contexts.
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