About this project library

EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products in 22 countries around the world. This library contains profiles of our current work and initiatives.

55 Projects found
Science and engineering are crucial to solving current and future global challenges—from floods to food shortages to the human impact on the environment through green design. Young people, our future...
In Southeast Asia, the emergence of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economic community has led to a dynamic digital economy with unprecedented labor mobility and opportunity...
Indonesia’s economy and demand for labor is evolving, with employment shifting away from rural agricultural jobs to urban service-oriented jobs. Consequently, there is a need to equip the Indonesian...
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...
Nearly 40 percent of Rwanda’s population is between the ages of 14-35. Every year there are over 200,000 learners who enter upper secondary school and over 90,000 who enter technical and vocational...
Rwanda’s goal of building a technology-driven economy depends on the availability of a young, literate, and entrepreneurial workforce. But demand is currently outpacing supply as too many young...
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-...
Senegal’s youth are ready for the opportunity to compete in today’s economy, but many of them lack the skills they need for success in the workforce. Many young people struggle to find jobs or remain...
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...
Large, complex data sets related to critical issues such as climate change, COVID-19, and wealth gaps are becoming increasingly accessible to the public. Yet few schools teach youth how to interpret...
Too many high school students lack access to challenging, engaging courses that prepare them for college and a career. Career academies offer one model for engaging students by providing a peer...
Rapid advances in technology create an urgent need to prepare pre-K-to-gray learners for the changing world of work . The new field of cyberlearning research is advancing knowledge of strategies to...
Improving STEM education is a team effort. It requires dedicated teachers, researchers, curriculum developers, and scholars all working together to support innovation and excellence in the classroom...
By 2018, the United States could face a shortage of individuals in the workforce with the analytical skills needed to use big data to inform decision making. Community colleges can play a critical...
Located in a key geographical area in northeastern Africa, Djibouti has the opportunity to shift from being a country with a limited economy to being a global trade and commerce hub. However, many...