In the Middle East, EDC is building teacher capacity and professionalism, an important step toward ensuring that students have access to high-quality educators and teaching methods. We have also helped draft technology implementation plans for ministries of education and led projects to rebuild schools in disrepair.

Our workforce development programs in the region have enabled women and out-of-school youth to learn the skills needed for economic prosperity. Through support for vocational training centers, career counseling, and implementation of our Work Right Now! curricula, EDC is giving more people a viable path to employment.


Fact sheets

An overview of Our World, Our Work, a 10-year initiative, spearheaded by EDC, that seeks to accelerate youth employment and self-employment in the green and blue economies.

White papers

Save Our Future, a global coalition, rallied diverse voices amid the COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizing the vital link between education and the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals.

With funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and in partnership with Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government (BSG), the Learning Generation Initiative (formerly the Education Commission) produced the DeliverEd Final Report, Deliberate Disruptors: Can Delivery Approaches Deliver Better Education Outcomes? The following are the supporting research products produced in interpretation of the research.

Fact sheets

An overview of EDC’s capacity as a leading international organization working at the nexus of youth workforce development and employment, education, climate change adaptation, and the green economy

Fact sheets

Ruwwad is a Palestinian Youth Empowerment Project, implemented by EDC and funded by USAID.


This study provides policy makers and program planners interested in youth service programs in developing countries with a history of the evolution of youth service in different regions.


This report outlines the need to work together with new and unlikely allies, other than education actors alone, to reimagine how our interconnected systems—health, education, economic development, and the protection of our planet—can work toward Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education and beyond.


This resource focuses on how distance education technology benefits teachers and teaching.


This report builds on the DeliverEd research in Ghana, Pakistan, Jordan, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania that sheds light on the effectiveness of delivery approaches for improving policy implementation. It proposes a framework for policymakers to consider when determining whether and how to launch, learn from, and scale and sustain delivery approaches.


In this action memo, we consider proposals for more effective donor investment in school health and nutrition.