In collaboration with education and industry partners across Latin America and the Caribbean, EDC creates basic education and workforce development programs that are relevant and tailored to respond to community needs.
Our basic education programs use interactive audio instruction—a concept we pioneered—to reach learners in settings that are both remote and lacking in necessary resources. Our workforce development programs prepare young people for available market opportunities, and we design and implement evidence-based interventions to offer young people a new, more positive course.
Interactive audio instruction (IAI) is a distance-learning technology that provides educational services, often to schools and school systems worldwide.
This document highlights lessons learned in implementing the youth mapping development model internationally.
This report details the work of EDC’s Proyecto METAS to improve education for employment, learning, and success in Honduras. Specific challenges to program implementation are discussed, as are innovative solutions.
Through WRN Workplace, work-based learning is integrated into EDC’s Work Ready Now program to make learning come alive outside of the classroom.
The assessment was conducted between March and May 2013 in three at-risk communities in each of the three main urban areas of Honduras: Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, and La Ceiba.
This Employability Study was conducted in Honduras to better understand the characteristics of those youth that are receiving the Career Readiness Certification (CRC) and to what extent youth have
This guide provides an overview of IRI as a methodology, and discusses its feasibility and applicability in a range of contexts.
This study reviews student assessment data collected from 15 EDC projects to determine the impact of interactive radio instruction (IRI) on student achievement in hard-to-reach areas.
This study from USAID-funded Honduras Reading Activity (HRA) aimed to answer three key research questions.
This guide provides a conceptual framework, instruments, and tools for designing and implementing youth assessments in developing countries.