Results

EDC seeks to transform learning, empowering people to make their own choices. The results take many forms: teachers using more creative and effective forms of instruction, out-of-school youth furthering their education or finding jobs, children learning to read and write, families making more informed decisions. EDC sets ambitious goals for its programs, measures progress rigorously, and ensures that the desired results are achieved. 

The publications linked below represent a sampling of recent results achieved with the support of EDC’s International Development Division. For high resolution files, please contact IDDinfo@edc.org.
  • Advancing Learning Through Technology

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    EDC transforms learning using technology tailored to the context, from radio to Internet connectivity to mobile phones and SMS texts. EDC collaborates with its partners to ensure that its solutions support learning that is accessible, mobile, scalable, and effective.

    Fact Sheet
  • Bangladesh Youth Employment Pilot

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    This 2-page results document highlights the successes of the Bangladesh Youth Employment Pilot, which prepares young men and women for work, particularly in Bangladesh's traditional prawn farming industry.

    Fact Sheet
    Results
  • Basa Pilipinas: Transforming Reading Instruction to Boost Student Learning Outcomes

    Basa Pilipinas

    To track and measure changes in student reading performance over a period of time, data was collected from randomly selected second grade students in a comparison cohort in school year 2013/14 and in an intervention cohort in school year 2014/15.

    Results
  • Connected to Youth

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    When technology is paired with proven education methods to increase quality and the numbers of youth reached, amazing things can happen. Shaqodoon (Somali for ‘Job Seekers’), a project funded by USAID and implemented by Education Development Center, has developed three groundbreaking new products to reach youth using mobile phones.

    Factsheet
  • Early Childhood Development and IRI

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    EDC helps communities and countries improve early childhood development through comprehensive programs that enhance teachers' skills, foster school readiness and empower parents and other community members to effectively support children's learning. This document highlights the impact of the numerous EDC programs that use Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI) to improve early childhood development. Available in English, French, and Spanish.

    Factsheet
  • Education in Fragile Contexts: Selected Case Studies

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    During the past decade, interest has heightened among the international community regarding fragile states—those that have bred hostile movements and threatened to foster violent conflicts. Recent research indicates that education can contribute to stability and inhibit fragility.

    Report/Study
  • EQuALLS2 Philippines

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    EQuALLS2 works with the Philippine government to strengthen teacher training in English, science, and math, engages communities in local education improvement, and offers alternative learning and livelihood skills training for out-of-school youth.

    Fact Sheet
    Results
  • Haiti: Working with Out-of-School Youth

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    This 2-page document summarizes the impact of IDEJEN, the Haitian Out-of-School Youth Livelihood Initiative, which addresses the education and livelihood needs of youth ages 15-24 with little or no primary education.

    Fact Sheet
    Results
  • India: Technology Tools for Teaching and Training (T4)

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    This 2-page results document highlights the impact of India's dot-EDU T4 India program, which uses technology tools to improve learning gains among hard-to-reach populations.

    Fact Sheet
    Results
  • Indonesia: DBE2 Results

    IDD | EDC | Publication

    This 2-page document summarizes the successes of the Decentralized Basic Education Program Objective 2, which helps communities improve their schools, teachers improve their teaching, and students learn more.

    Fact Sheet
    Results