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.

183 Projects found
Due to limited local access, less than half the children aged 3–6 in Burkina Faso receive the preschool education that would prepare them for primary school. Communities need relevant, quality...
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...
An improving economy in Ethiopia has given many youth hope that the next decade will be one of increased prosperity. Helping these young people find productive, income-generating opportunities will...
Rebuilding peace and prosperity in Honduras will require partners from all parts of the country. Most importantly, it must include young people, whose lives have been disproportionately affected by...
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) impacts up to 20 percent of veterans of the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Digital health tools hold enormous potential for helping them and other...
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...
Climate change is affecting weather patterns, human infrastructure, and natural ecosystems. In Maine, the Gulf of Maine has warmed faster than 99 percent of the global ocean, likely due to climate...
Addressing the challenge of climate change requires an informed citizenry that can reason with data, examine new information, and recognize the ways in which global systems contribute to local...
Pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS) care offers a logical starting place for addressing the most urgent cases of elder mistreatment. However, barriers such as a lack of training on...
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 U.S. faces persistent problems in its education systems, including opportunity gaps, that negatively impact students’ learning and achievement. Changing the systems is complex. State education...
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 improve student outcomes. This...