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
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...
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...
Niger is affected by long-standing crises that limit the consistent delivery of basic education and the availability of employment. It remains one of the poorest countries in the world . Fifty-eight...
Although computer science (CS) has grown to be increasingly relevant in society, the field has remained largely as White male as it was 40 years ago. How can we ensure that the next generation of...
The nation’s prevention professionals play an essential role in helping communities address pressing substance misuse and other behavioral health challenges, including underage drinking, prescription...
Advocates working across domestic violence agencies, child protection systems, human trafficking agencies, and elder abuse units need specific skills and knowledge related to suicide prevention. Yet...
Out-of-school youth in Liberia face many health challenges, including high rates of unintended pregnancy, low levels of knowledge about their HIV status, and limited access to medical care. Improving...
Home visiting programs have a unique opportunity to reach families and to improve maternal, child, and family outcomes. Yet, gaps exist between our knowledge of what works and the implementation of...
U.S. states and territories that receive grants from the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program are required to use continuous quality improvement (CQI) methods to...
E-learning has the potential to usher in a new era in global entrepreneurship. But how can e-learning programs account for diversity in language and literacy levels? Or culture? Or different levels...
Often educational interventions for children on the autism spectrum focus on remediation, that is learning to behave like their neurotypical peers. However, as Kristie Patten, the IDEAS co-PI from...
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...
The term artificial intelligence , or AI , has been around since the 1950s. Yet, it took many decades before computational power was strong enough to support computers’ ability to learn and solve...
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...