Mosaic: The EDC Podcast

EDC experts weigh in on current events and pressing challenges in education, health, and economic development around the world.

Welcome to Mosaic: The EDC Podcast. Listen in as our experts discuss a wide range of current topics and the innovative solutions that are being developed to address them. Check out all of our podcasts.

David Jacobson describes the First 10 Schools and Communities model and also shares observations from promising early childhood programs across the country.

Cornelia Janke describes the challenges faced by young people living in crisis and conflict zones around the world and what the international community can do to support the creation of societies that are stable and secure.

Shai Fuxman and Julie Riordan discuss how traumatic experiences can affect kids at school and highlight some programs that are making a difference.

Denise Clarke-Reeves and Sarah Nogueira Sanca discuss why an estimated 300,000 Liberian children do not attend school and how EDC’s work is helping to get more children back into the classroom.

Kit Yasin discusses the importance of speaking in language development and shares a clip of a Honduran student using the new program EDC is developing in collaboration with Skype.

Thelma Khelghati discusses what it takes to promote literacy in resource-lean environments.

Viwe Mtshontshi discusses how comprehensive sexuality education is connecting youth with health services and helping to change attitudes about health and sexuality.

Abigail Jurist Levy discusses the Coalition for Elementary Science and describes how to inspire young students’ interest in the subject.

EDC’s Rebecca Bishop discusses who is most at risk for problem gambling and how communities and casinos are working together on prevention.

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