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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.

73 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...
Communities across Mali struggle to provide quality basic education for their children, but especially for the most vulnerable out-of-school children who have limited access to regular learning...
In the 1960s, EDC’s African Primary Science Program (APSP) revolutionized primary science instruction in Africa. A generation later, EDC is exploring the reintroduction of APSP in Kenya, Uganda,...
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...
Large, complex data sets related to critical issues such as climate change, COVID-19, and wealth gaps are becoming increasingly accessible to the public. Yet few schools teach youth how to interpret...
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...
Too many high school students lack access to challenging, engaging courses that prepare them for college and a career. Career academies offer one model for engaging students by providing a peer...
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...
Improving STEM education is a team effort. It requires dedicated teachers, researchers, curriculum developers, and scholars all working together to support innovation and excellence in the classroom...
Across the United States, more and more neurodiverse young people are being integrated into inclusive schools and out-of-school programs. Teachers and afterschool providers need effective approaches...