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Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

http://www.edc.org

Overview

  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff1001-5000
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1958
EDC is a global nonprofit organization that designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Working with public-sector and private partners, they harness the power of people and systems to improve education, health promotion and care, workforce preparation, communications technologies, and civic engagement. EDC conducts 350 projects in 35 countries around the world. Their services include research, training, educational materials and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to large-scale national and international initiatives. EDC enjoys a worldwide reputation for its excellence in program and fiscal management and for the impact of its work. Areas of Expertise Research and Evaluation Systems Reform Public Policy Professional Development, Training, and Technical Assistance Technology Research and Applications Curriculum and Material Development Global Learning/International Basic Education  EDC is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization. Most fundamentally, this means that no profit accrues to any individual. Their work is supported through grants and contracts from a variety of sources, including U.S. and foreign government agencies, private foundations, nonprofit organizations, universities, and corporations. As a publicly supported, publicly accountable organization, they have a special obligation to carry out work of the highest quality and integrity. While the issues they address are diverse, all that they do is united by their conviction that learning is the liberating force in human development. They are committed to education that builds knowledge and skill, makes possible a deeper understanding of the world, and engages learners as active, problem-solving participants. Services: Project planning and design Technology research and integration Curriculum and materials development Policy development Training and technical assistance Social marketing Professional development Research Organizational capacity building Evaluation   Corporate Structure EDC’s work is organized by individually funded projects that are housed in the three divisions: Health and Human Development, International Development, and Learning and Teaching. Project staff work within and across these entrepreneurial divisions to address specific challenges and build multi-faceted responses. This structure provides EDC with the flexibility to respond quickly to new opportunities and to meet a variety of complex challenges.  

Where is Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

Careers

Job openings over the past year

143Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Chief of Party – Zambia – USAID Stop Gender Based Violence Project
    Zambia
  • Senior Education Advisor / Technical Specialist (Liberia)
    Liberia

Staff at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • personnel / human resources
  • procurement process
  • logistics / supplies

Funders

  • ec
  • ford foundation
  • save the children international
  • rockefeller foundation

Countries

  • united states
  • honduras
  • afghanistan
  • pakistan
  • nigeria

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Current staff

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Waltham
  • 43 Foundry Avenue
  • United States
  • Washington, DC
  • 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street NW Suite 700 West
  • United States
  • New York
  • 96 Morton Street, 7th Floor
  • United States
  • Chicago
  • 770 N. Halsted Street, Suite 205

Experience

Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Procurement Process
Education
Youth
Events / Training
Market Research
Architecture / Design
Teachers
Personnel / Human Resources
Research & Development

Contract Awards

Reading Activity

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
15 Aug 2017

Providing Post-Disaster Education Recovery Assistance

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
5 Oct 2016

USAID contract in United States: AIDGDGI050200003

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
11 Aug 2011