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  1. 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation

    Afterschool programs in high-poverty communities are often tasked with meeting the social and academic needs of a diverse group of learners. Through evaluation, these programs can identify what’s working, what’s not, and how to provide high-quality ...

  2. HP LIFE e-Learning for Entrepreneurs

    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 of access to technology? In partnership with HP, EDC ...

  3. Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL)

    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 innovatively. EDC is pioneering 21st-century directions for ...

  4. USAID–Lower Mekong Initiative Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training (USAID–LMI COMET)

    Business is booming in Asia’s Lower Mekong region, and young people with strong technical, work readiness, and industrial skills are in high demand. However, local labor assessments have shown that university graduates lack critical industry, ...

  5. Work Ready Now (WRN)

    Around the world, many young people are unable to find jobs or start their own businesses due to a mismatch between the skills they learned in school and the skills demanded in the workplace. Employers have jobs to fill and are looking for young people ...

  6. Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)

    The nation’s prevention professionals play an essential role in helping communities address pressing substance abuse and other behavioral health challenges, including underage drinking, prescription drug misuse, and a surge in opioid use. It is critical ...

  7. Children’s Safety Network (CSN)

    Research shows that accidental injuries are the leading cause of death in children and youth ages 0 to 19 in the United States. In 2018, the National Center for Health Statistics reported that injury-related deaths among 10- to 19-year-olds had ...

  8. Development and Evaluation of a Dementia Care Training and Implementation Initiative

    More families are taking on the responsibility of at-home care for elderly loved ones—including individuals with dementia. And, while research has identified effective strategies for enhancing the engagement and well-being of family members caring for ...

  9. Accelerating Work Achievement and Readiness for Employment (AWARE)

    In Southeast Asia, the emergence of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community will lead to—and require—unprecedented labor mobility and opportunity. For youth to be competitive in this new environment, they will need to ...

  10. HIV/AIDS & Mental Health Training Resource Center

    Millions of people with HIV are now able to live longer, healthier lives thanks to improvements in medical treatment and care. But this advance also brings its own challenges, including adhering to new and changing medication regimens and managing the ...