IDD Media Coverage

Find out about EDC’s international development work around the world from these local and international news outlets.

Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation
November 1, 2011

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – More than 1,000 parents who are members of various Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) and other concerned groups participated in the training on education improvement planning and implementation conducted by the Department of Education (DepEd) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Parents, Mentors Join Education Development
October 31, 2011

About 2,600 youth yesterday successfully completed an intensive course in work-readiness skills under Akazi Kanoze, a skills training project.

2,600 Acquire Labour Market Skills
Embassy of the United States
October 28, 2011

AN PEDRO SULA - On October 27, Ambassador Lisa Kubiske visited the Padre Claret Outreach Center in San Pedro Sula, where youth can practice sports and arts and receive academic and job training, away from gangs, youth violence, and drugs. The centers also provide academic and job skills training to help youth acquire employment skills, and improve their academic performance in school and reduce school drop-outs.

Providing Real Alternatives for Youth
October 21, 2011

The facilities were impeccable, the students were learning from enthusiastic teachers, and the school had the strong support of parents and its surrounding community. This is not a school in the United States, but rather the school I’m describing is the Sedati Gede 2 primary school, located in Sidoarjo district in the Indonesian province of East Java, where the Indonesian government has partnered with USAID.

New Teaching Methods and Resources Transform Indonesian School
October 13, 2011

Charlie Northrip was born in Florida, but he considers himself an Alaskan. He relocated to the 49th state to pursue a career in public broadcasting—drawn in by the rugged landscape and spirit of self-reliance.

Northrip now serves as EDC’s programming advisor for the USAID-funded, independent Sudan Radio Service (SRS) and Darfur News and Information Service (DNIS), which provide objective news, information, and civic education to South Sudan and Darfur, Sudan.

Staff Spotlight: Charlie Northrip