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Akazi Kanoze: Scale and Sustainability Study

Akazi Kanoze was a seven-year, US$9.8 million project funded by USAID under the EQUIP3 leader with associates award that serves youth ages 14–35 with the objectives of: (1) increasing their...

Measuring Youth's Soft Skills Across Cultures
Measuring soft skills is challenging. How can one develop a reliable assessment that can be adapted across global contexts? EDC,...
2016
Early-Grade Literacy in Rwanda: Taking Stock in 2016

 Rwanda has made commendable efforts to improve basic education, including literacy in the early grades. Students are learning to read and write in Kinyarwanda, and they are acquiring the...

2016
Report/Study
PAQUED Final Evaluation Report
The findings from this study show that experimental teachers’ knowledge of how to teach reading and writing is more closely aligned with sound literacy instruction than their...
2014
Youth Volunteers Can Contribute to Significant Reading Gains

The program tested a theory of change which posited that weekly support to students by community volunteers using structured lesson plans and appropriately leveled reading materials would...

2015
Article
Read Right Now! Balanced Literacy Transforms Classrooms

EDC, in collaboration with the Ministry, conducted a small-scale evaluation of the Balanced Literacy approach in grade 1 classrooms in 10 schools in 2013-14. 

The...

2015
Fact Sheet
Innovation for Education: Final Outcome Report March 2015

The Early Childhood Caregiver Professional Development and Certification Program1 is an innovative project funded by DFID and designed and implemented by Education Development Center, Inc (EDC)....

Report/Study
USAID Liberia Advancing Youth: Alternative Basic Education Learning Series

USAID Liberia Advancing Youth Project’s Alternative Basic Education Learning Series features select studies in the Learning Agenda—a set of research questions that have arisen during project...

2016
Fact Sheet
My DEV Update April 2016 Fact Sheet
Expert Review of EDC’s Out-of-school Literacy Assessment (OLA) Fact Sheet

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