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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,...
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...

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...
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...

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. 


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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)....

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...

Fact Sheet
Expert Review of EDC’s Out-of-school Literacy Assessment (OLA) Fact Sheet
Kenya Garissa Youth and Yes Youth Can Project Executive Summary Fact Sheet
Mali Out of School Youth (PAJE-Nieta) Executive Summary

The project’s key achievements are evidenced in the stories of young Malians, whose livelihood opportunities have improved as a result of OSYP. Today, they are: 

Fact Sheet