EDC’s collaborative process brings together scientists, researchers, educators, creative artists, media and technology specialists, and intended users—from young children to the elderly—to design, test, refine, and disseminate high-quality curricula, trainings, interventions, and other resources.

We create professional development and continuing education programs for busy practitioners, open-source online courses that reach hundreds of thousands of budding entrepreneurs around the world, and digital tools and applications that promote basic literacy and health.

Our work demonstrates that the best learning integrates knowledge and experience to empower individuals with critical skills and to achieve sustainable improvements in services and systems.

Learn about EDC’s work to strengthen early childhood interventions with Continuous Quality Improvement.

Resources

Here are a few of our resources on design and development. To see more, visit our Resources section.
Reports

This report is an external evaluation of the work of the Akazi Kanoze 2 work readiness project to integrate a work-readiness curriculum and school-to-work transition program into the Rwandan education system.

Reports

This infographic shows the results of an evaluation of the Akazi Kanoze 2 Project in Rwanda.

Books

Published by Corwin, this book describes a process that teachers can use to engage students as partners in the formative assessment process—involving students in assessing their own learning and bu

Apps

Developed for Adobe by EDC, the AYV Story app provides a close-up view of the experiences of the youth media makers and educators who participated in the Adobe Foundation’s Adobe Youth Voices (AYV)

Curricula

EDC’s Biology: Concepts and Practices, a yearlong high school course curriculum, fosters grade 9–12 students’ scientific and data literacy; builds their reading, writing, and oral communic

Websites

This website helps suicide prevention professionals—both individuals and organizations—develop messages about suicide that are strategic, safe, and positive.

Websites

STEPS to Care e-Tools is a set of public health strategies for individuals at the highest risk of dropping out of HIV care.

Curricula

These teachers’ guides supplement the Living: Skills for Life, Botswana’s Window of Hope curricula.

Reports

This report describes the results of a randomized controlled study of the Akazi Kanoze 2 workforce development program. The study, which involved more than 1,500 young people during Year 1 of the three-year program, showed the participants were 8 percent more likely to land jobs than youth who did not participate. In addition, the study also showed increased work readiness and increased confidence in job-seeking.

Reports

This resource is designed to help K–8 teachers prepare their students to succeed in STEM learning in high school and thrive in STEM careers.