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.

222 Projects found
Out-of-school time (OST) programs and schools across the country are facing critical challenges as they navigate the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people’s health and well-being...
In many Asia Pacific nations, environmental degradation has a disproportionate impact on Indigenous populations. The damage is substantial: forest destruction, warming and pollution of fishing waters...
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...
Suicide has remained a leading cause of death in the United States for the past two decades, impacting youth, adults, and individuals from all races and ethnicities. There has been national consensus...
It’s well known that engineers need strong critical-thinking skills and technical skills specific to their disciplines. Less well known is that leaders in the field and organizations such as the...
By 2018, the United States could face a shortage of individuals in the workforce with the analytical skills needed to use big data to inform decision making. Community colleges can play a critical...
STEM knowledge enriches our experiences of the natural and social worlds. Providing children with early opportunities to interact with STEM through playful and creative activities can increase their...
The achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education, which aims to ensure inclusive, equitable, and quality education for all by 2030, is badly off track. The COVID-19 pandemic...
According to the Statistica, in 2022, the youth employment rate in Djibouti was 77.19% 1 compared to the overall unemployment rate of 27.93% 2 in the same year. With a small economy and limited...
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...
Our world is facing acute crises, including educational inequities, health disparities, and mental health and substance use epidemics. Every day, these crises are negatively impacting the learning...
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...
Autistic youth can thrive as college students when they are accepted for who they are and encouraged to follow their interests and build on their strengths. However, little research has been...
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...