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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.

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Located in a key geographical area in northeastern Africa, Djibouti has the opportunity to shift from being a country with a limited economy to being a global trade and commerce hub. However, many...
To meet the growing demand for quality education, the world needs 44 million additional teachers by 2030, with 15 million of them in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. However, increasing the supply of...
International efforts to promote literacy development for young adult readers are improving outcomes for many out-of-school youth—particularly those living in extreme poverty or post-conflict...
Computational thinking (CT) is increasingly important for learning and success in the workforce. CT skills allow children to think creatively and solve problems in systematic ways. However, little is...
Young children from underserved backgrounds tend to lack opportunities to engage in high- quality mathematics learning. This opportunity gap is pervasive and has lasting consequences. Children who...
Ethiopia has made great improvements in the quality of and access to schooling over the past several years. These improvements address Early Grade Reading Assessment results from 2010 to 2014 which...
Computer science (CS) education is critical for all students to acquire the knowledge they will need for future careers in computer and IT-related fields, as well as build problem-solving skills they...
Students who are multilingual learners—also called English learners (ELs) in U.S. schools—can thrive in mathematics class. Yet recent National Assessment of Educational Progress data suggest that too...
The first 10 years of a child’s life are a critical developmental period that impacts all that follows. During these years, opportunity and achievement gaps begin early for the millions of U.S...
Although mathematics is a continuously evolving discipline, the field of mathematics has often excluded people of color and other marginalized populations. This underrepresentation has created...
Every child should have the opportunity to enjoy rich, engaging, and culturally responsive mathematics learning that prepares them for success in school, careers, and life. Yet, too often young...
Almost all Haitian students have experienced disruptions to education in recent years due to natural disasters, political unrest, and the COVID-19 pandemic, which have compounded the challenges of...
Strong computational thinking (CT) skills are key to problem-solving as well as important for success in many careers. Yet there is little research to guide teachers and administrators in building CT...
Employment in computer-related occupations has grown dramatically. Yet women and people who are Black and Latinx continue to be underrepresented in these occupations. Given that STEM jobs have...
Data is an ever-growing resource that businesses—across diverse industries—use to create, innovate, and improve business practices by better understanding customer bases, creating personalized...