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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.

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In recent years, Liberia’s Ministry of Education (MoE) has made great strides in improving access to education for learners who have not been able to attend formal school. However, there are still...
In the 1960s, EDC’s African Primary Science Program (APSP) revolutionized primary science instruction in Africa. A generation later, EDC is exploring the reintroduction of APSP in Kenya, Uganda,...
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...
Seven out of the 10 largest STEM occupations are computer-related, and projected employment in computer-science related fields continues to grow. Yet colleges and universities are not preparing...
Research shows that accidental injuries are the leading cause of death in children and youth ages 0 to 19 in the United States. In 2018, the National Center for Health Statistics reported that injury...
Improving STEM education is a team effort. It requires dedicated teachers as well as researchers, curriculum developers, and scholars, all working together to support innovation and excellence in the...
With up to 1 in 59 children on the autism spectrum , supporting the learning of students with autism and the relevant workforce preparation is critical. Yet schools and out-of-school time programs...
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...
International efforts to promote literacy development for young adult readers are improving outcomes for many out-of-school youth—particularly those living in extreme poverty or post-conflict...
Ethiopia has made great improvements in the quality of and access to schooling over the past several years. These improvements address Early Grade Reading Assessment results from 2010 to 2014 which...
Students who are emergent multilingual—typically called English learners (ELs) in U.S. schools—can thrive in mathematics class. Yet recent National Assessment of Educational Progress data suggest...
The first 10 years of a child’s life are a critical developmental period that impacts all that follows. During these years, opportunity and achievement gaps begin early for the millions of U.S...
High-quality preschool mathematics experiences can have long-term benefits for young children—particularly children from low-income families. And research on preschool classroom environments suggests...
Researchers and policymakers agree that high-quality preschool STEM learning supports children’s school readiness and success . Yet far too few children, particularly those who are dual language...
Many low- and middle-income countries are rapidly bringing technology into their classrooms. Yet the technology often reinforces traditional teaching practices, rather than serving to deepen and...