• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff1001-5000
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1958

Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

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.  
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Expert international en service d’emploi
    Djibouti
  • Chief of Party – Egypt – Teach For Tomorrow
    Egypt
  • Spécialiste en Suivi et Évaluation (S&E) (Méthodes d’Évaluation)
    Djibouti
  • Division Finance Director
    United States, United States

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

Sectors

  • development
  • education
  • procurement process
  • events / training
  • personnel / human resources

Funders

  • save the children international

Countries

  • united states
  • pakistan
  • guyana
  • armenia
  • indonesia

Skills

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

Experience

Youth
Events / Training
Monitoring / Evaluation
Education
Market Research
Procurement Process
Teachers
Architecture / Design
Logistics / Supplies
Research & Development

Contract Awards

Provision of Improved Education Systems or Support

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Integrated Youth Development Activity (IYDA)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Reading for Ethiopia's Achievement Developed II Activity

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Huguka Dukore Akazi Kanoze (Youth Employment Project)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

South Africa School-Based Sexuality and HIV Prevention Education Activity

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Partnership for Advanced Clinical Education (PACE)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Reading Activity

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

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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