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Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)



  • 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.  

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    Job openings over the past year

    156Total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Spécialiste en Suivi et Évaluation (S&E) (Méthodes d’Évaluation)
    • Division Finance Director
      United States, United States

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


    • development
    • education
    • research & development
    • procurement process
    • events / training


    • save the children international


    • united states
    • pakistan
    • armenia
    • guyana
    • indonesia


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

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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


    Primary sectors

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

    Contract Awards

    South Africa School-Based Sexuality and HIV Prevention Education Activity

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Reading Activity

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Providing Post-Disaster Education Recovery Assistance

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    USAID contract in Liberia: AIDEDHI050500031

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    USAID contract in Mali: AIDEDHI030500031

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    USAID contract in Jordan: AIDEDHI020500031

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)