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.

224 Projects found
English proficiency is a valued skill throughout Latin America, but many schools encounter significant obstacles to preparing fluent students. Barriers include low levels of English fluency among...
The population of youth around the world seeking work exceeds the number of available jobs. Employers are looking for workers with skills beyond the basic literacy, numeracy, and technical knowledge...
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...
Elder mistreatment—whether physical, financial, emotional, or sexual—is consistently found to affect at least 10% of older adults. Yet in emergency departments (EDs), one of the few places where...
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...
Many young people who become involved in the justice system have faced systemic barriers to educational opportunities and encountered forces that push them out of school. Educational programs inside...
Addressing the challenge of climate change requires an informed citizenry that can reason with data, examine new climate science information, and recognize the ways in which global climate change...
An estimated two-thirds of projected new STEM jobs are in computing. Yet high schools are ill-equipped to prepare students for these jobs. Further, women and students of color remain underrepresented...
Traditional approaches to education have done too little to address long-standing inequities in achievement and success after high school. Increasingly, district leaders and educators are attempting...
While out-of-school time programs can be powerful settings for young people to develop environmental literacy skills, few youth-serving organizations have the expertise to teach environmental...
Students with disabilities—and students from low-income communities and low-performing schools—may limit their plans for higher education and career goals if they see their potential only through the...
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...
With the global economy changing so quickly, high schools must become responsive places where students engage in real-world problem solving and learn to think flexibly, strategically, and...