Education Development Center ( EDC )
Education Development Center ( EDC )
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Who We Are
Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.

What We Do
With expertise in areas such as suicide prevention, early childhood development and learning, and youth workforce development, EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products. This work includes:

Creating resources such as curricula, toolkits, and online courses that offer engaging learning experiences
Conducting formative and summative evaluations of initiatives
Applying expertise in capacity building, professional development, and training and technical assistance
Providing policy advisement, information documents, and research and analysis
Conducting qualitative and quantitative studies to inform our programs and assess their impact
From in-depth research endeavors to district- and country-wide reform initiatives, our programs provide individuals, families, and communities with the knowledge, skills, and support they need to achieve a better future.

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Our Vision
EDC envisions a world where all people are empowered to lead healthy, productive lives.

Our Mission
EDC designs, implements, and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide, with a focus on vulnerable and underserved populations.

EDC is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization.

Our Work
Achieves sustainable impact. Promotes research-based interventions. Designs effective digital technology. Builds scalable solutions. EDC's work around the world does all this and more to open doors to education, employment, and healthier lives for millions of individuals. Visit each of our areas of expertise for more information and to view a selection of our related projects, resources, and staff with skills and knowledge in that area.

Our Services
Collaborating with both public and private partners, we provide strategic, cost-effective solutions that are responsive to the cultures, realities, and needs of the communities and consumers we work with. Visit each of our services for more information and to view a selection of our related projects, resources, and staff with expertise in that area.

Design and Development
Creating programs, materials, and interventions that help people build better lives

Identifying what works and opportunities for doing better

Linking research with practice to implement programs that work

Building and using knowledge to address major education and health challenges

Identifying how to improve learning and public health through action-oriented research

Company Information
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Contact Phone: 617-969-7100
Contact Fax: 617-969-5979
Since : 01-01-1974
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Address1: Boston (EDC Headquarters) 43 Foundry Avenue Waltham, MA 02453-8313