EDC Talks

Timely discussions with EDC experts on challenges in education, health, and economic development.

Welcome to EDC Talks. Join our experts as they explore topics that are relevant and trending, providing both in depth analysis of the issues and discussions about solutions. View all EDC Talks on YouTube.

EDC Talks: Unlocking the Potential of WhatsApp in Learning
Alexia Raynal explains how WhatsApp can connect parents and teachers while extending opportunities for learning.

EDC Talks: Listening to Youth
Teré Mokamad discusses how to remain connected to youth even when you are not face-to-face.

EDC Talks: Examining Research Protocols
Babette Moeller discusses what she learned when her mathematics professional development program switched to online delivery.

EDC Talks: Adapting to New Realities
Clare Waterman Irwin describes adapting research protocols to help a preschool partner in Connecticut figure out what parents and staff needed when schools closed.

EDC Talks: Examining Research on Universal Prekindergarten
Clare Irwin and Jana Martella discuss the rollout of Vermont’s universal pre-K program and the benefits of expanding access to early education.

EDC Talks: Delivering STEM Education Around the World
Rebecca Lewis discusses the role of corporate partnerships in improving access to high-quality STEM opportunities.

EDC Talks: Improving Education in Conflict and Crisis Zones
Cornelia Janke discusses how EDC’s support of accelerated education in northern Mali is helping young learners develop the academic, social, and emotional skills they need to succeed.