About this project library

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.

69 Projects found
In Botswana, turning the corner against HIV and AIDS requires public health programs that are positive and focused on prevention. To this end, EDC supported Botswana’s Ministry of Health through the...
Opportunities abound in Massachusetts’ innovative engineering and biotech sectors, but many companies are starved for talent. The reason? Too few of the state’s high school students are graduating...
Schools have long struggled to deliver high-quality mathematics education to students with disabilities and to students from underrepresented groups. Nationwide, teachers need effective strategies to...
A key aspect of promoting adolescent health at the community level is gathering the necessary data to determine priorities, raise awareness, and support local programs and policies. Since 2006, EDC...
While teen pregnancy rates in the United States have been falling since 1990, teen birth and pregnancy rates among Latinas have risen to almost twice the national average and are higher than any...
The COVID-19 pandemic closed K–12 schools nationwide, and many districts have struggled to swiftly shift learning online. There are significant concerns that remote learning policies could worsen...
In the communities of Northern Nigeria, primary school attendance and academic achievement fall far below national averages due to safety and security issues, lack of educational facilities, and...
Innovation and leadership in STEM require a diverse, globally engaged, well-trained workforce. Yet women, people of color, and people with disabilities are still underrepresented in STEM careers...
Classroom-based digital games can help teachers engage students in high-quality learning. Games can also offer teachers a wealth of formative assessment data that they can use to improve student...
Indonesia’s education system faces many challenges, including low public funding, low completion rates among students, a lack of high-quality training for educators, and inadequate capacity among...
Cyberbullying, mental health, and substance abuse—these are among the complex issues communities must tackle. When schools, health agencies, and law enforcement work together, they can greatly...
Effective school leadership is a key contributor to the success of schools, teachers, and students alike. As the demands on school leaders continue to evolve, there is a pressing need to understand...
All students need strong social and emotional learning (SEL) skills and mental wellness to thrive. Yet COVID-19 and racial inequities are creating a new wave of stress, fear, and trauma for students...
Too many children and youth around the world lack the literacy skills they need to succeed in schooling and in life. In low-resource countries, their ability to learn to read and write is hindered by...
All children need high-quality early learning experiences that foster their success in school and life. Yet millions of children— particularly in low-income communities —do not receive a high-quality...