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EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products in 22 countries around the world. This library contains profiles of our current work and initiatives.

108 Projects found
Science and engineering are crucial to solving current and future global challenges—from floods to food shortages to the human impact on the environment through green design. Young people, our future...
In recent years, Liberia’s Ministry of Education (MoE) has made great strides in improving access to education for learners who have not been able to attend formal school. However, there are still...
Indonesia’s economy and demand for labor is evolving, with employment shifting away from rural agricultural jobs to urban service-oriented jobs. Consequently, there is a need to equip the Indonesian...
Nearly 40 percent of Rwanda’s population is between the ages of 14-35. Every year there are over 200,000 learners who enter upper secondary school and over 90,000 who enter technical and vocational...
Biotechnology is a field full of promise. But with expensive laboratory equipment and skilled instructors often in short supply, too few middle and high school students are able to develop the high-...
Senegal’s youth are ready for the opportunity to compete in today’s economy, but many of them lack the skills they need for success in the workforce. Many young people struggle to find jobs or remain...
How do you teach 1 million children how to read? You start by improving literacy instruction at the classroom level. To this end, EDC supported the Philippines Department of Education in an ambitious...
Seven out of the 10 largest STEM occupations are computer-related, and projected employment in computer-science related fields continues to grow. Yet colleges and universities are not preparing...
Across the United States, initiatives focused on computational thinking (CT) are rapidly expanding. Innovative work is underway and being studied in Massachusetts , New York, and other states. Yet...
Over 6 million children in the United States are diagnosed with at least one developmental disability. Their caregivers—parents, grandparents, and the other adults in their lives—have the challenging...
Young children who have disabilities, grow up in poverty, or are dual language learners often start kindergarten less prepared than their peers. But the research is clear—high-quality early education...
Rapid advances in technology create an urgent need to prepare pre-K-to-gray learners for the changing world of work . The new field of cyberlearning research is advancing knowledge of strategies to...
Opioid misuse and overdoses pose a significant public health crisis —one that is being exacerbated by COVID-19 . And while substance misuse prevention programs that address the causes of addiction...
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...
State education agencies (SEAs), including independent early learning offices, play an essential role in developing policies that support young children’s school readiness and success. Yet nationwide...