A new report from EDC’s Oceans of Data Institute calls for developing resources, training teachers, and making sure data literacy is incorporated into educational standards, with the goal of bringing data literacy to 100 million students by 2021.
An editorial in Rwanda’s leading English daily newspaper focused on the efforts of an EDC-sponsored literacy conference and work of the EDC Literacy, Language, and Learning Initiative to encourage a culture of reading.
In this story about using technology for education, Devex turned to EDC to share lessons learned from implementing interactive radio instruction for internally displaced people in Somalia. EDC’s Simon Richmond and Rachel Christina are interviewed.
An EDC study was the first to link raising the tobacco sales age to reduced rates of teen smoking. EDC’s Shari Kessel Schneider says the study has helped draw attention to the public health benefits of raising the age.
This opinion piece, written by EDC’s Jerry Reed with former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy and former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, calls on lawmakers and presidential candidates to detail their plans for addressing mental health and related issues.