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.
Fact Sheet, Results
IDD | EDC | Publication

Michael Madier Kuol beams with excitement as he talks about his new teaching skills—skills that he and many other teachers have gained through participation in the South Sudan Interactive Radio Instruction (SSIRI) program. “The SSIRI training improved my skills as a teacher. I ask them questions...

Fact Sheet
IDD | EDC | Publication

This 2-page results document highlights Sudan Radio Service (SRS), which provides access to balanced and useful information through accurate nonpartisan news, information, and education programs, increasing the participation of South Sudanese in the civic life of their new nation.

Results
IDD | EDC | Publication

This program note presents summary findings of an evaluation study of the global Hewlett-Packard Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) program, conducted in China, India, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa in 2011–2012.

Results
IDD | EDC | Publication
This document summarizes student assessment data collected from 15 recent EDC projects to determine the impact of Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI) on student achievement in hard-to-reach areas. The research shows consistent learning gains among elementary and pre-school students and...
Fact Sheet
IDD | EDC | Publication

More than 120 million young people worldwide lack basic education, have limited life and job skills,and are unengaged in governance and civil society. Helping young people find their way to meaningful employment and engagement in civic life will provide significant dividends to nations in the...

Results
IDD | EDC | Publication

As Zambia’s out-of-school orphan population soared to 800,000 in 2000, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported the creation of the Taonga Market Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI) program to help the Zambian Ministry of Education provide those orphans...

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