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  1. 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 ...

  2. Salud y éxito

    The transition from childhood to adolescence presents pre-teens with many new health decisions. Although parents play an important role in helping their children make safe choices during this time, conversations about sensitive topics such as sex can ...

  3. Evaluation of the Think College Transition Model

    Research has shown that youth ages 18–22 with intellectual disabilities and autism are less likely than students with other disabilities to go to college. Although these youth may benefit from inclusive concurrent enrollment programs, which provide ...

  4. Promoting Opportunities through Training, Education, Transition Investment, and Livelihoods for Youth (POTENTIAL)

    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 be essential to the country’s long-term economic success. ...

  5. HealthyActions

    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 public health for these young people requires ...

  6. Youth Employability Skills (YES) Network

    Reducing long-term joblessness among young people is a persistent challenge for Macedonia’s economic sector. Youth unemployment stands at 50 percent, and employers say that job applicants lack basic technical and work readiness skills. From 2010–2016, EDC ...

  7. Middle Grades Career Mentors: Digital Resources for Effective CTE STEM Mentoring

    How can middle school students be inspired to pursue careers in STEM fields? It’s a question that has significant implications for education and workforce development. EDC is investigating whether industry mentors and school counselors working with middle ...

  8. Center for Innovative Research in Cyberlearning (CIRCL)

    Modern inventions will drive future innovations. Nowhere is this clearer than in the realm of cyberlearning, where technological advances are rapidly changing our traditional beliefs about how people learn in technology-mediated environments. EDC is ...

  9. Broadening Participation of Elementary Students and Teachers in Computer Science

    Computer science is an ever-growing, ever-changing field. It is also one that is filled with opportunity. But can schools keep pace? EDC is helping to expand and strengthen computer science education in Massachusetts through the Broadening Participation ...

  10. Amgen Biotech Experience

    Biotechnology is a field full of promise. But with expensive laboratory equipment and skilled instructors often in short supply, too few middle and high school students are able to develop the high-tech skills they would need to pursue careers in this ...