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.

89 Projects found
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 principals are a key contributor to the success of schools, teachers, and ultimately students. To support principals in their important role, there is a pressing need to invest in building...
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...
Districts and state education agencies (SEAs) in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont need effective strategies to improve student learning and achievement. While each state has unique...
The United States faces persistent problems in its education systems, including opportunity gaps that negatively impact students’ learning and achievement. Changing the system is complex. State...
Throughout the Appalachian region of the United States, state education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) are seeking effective strategies to improve students’ academic achievement...
Research is critical to finding out what works in education, but it takes collaboration with the real changemakers—policymakers, administrators, and teachers—to expand equitable learning...
Even with decades of investment in STEM education research, a gap remains between the topics that researchers choose to study and the needs and priorities of educators. Studies are often designed...
Elementary students must be ready to learn about computer science in later grades. Computational thinking (CT), which includes preparation for computer science practices, such as pattern recognition...
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting forced remote learning for all pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students, Columbus City Schools (CCS) delayed the start of the 2020–2021 academic year by...