Thematic Areas

THEMATIC AREAS

Learn about our thematic areas of work and how we can help you achieve your goals

Early Grade Reading and Literacy

EdIntersect brings subject matter expertise and research experience for early grade reading programs and literacy interventions in multilingual contexts. EdIntersect President Dr. MaryFaith Mount-Cors bridges the vision of literacy as a technical intervention that emphasizes instructional strategies, professional development, and testing with sociocultural literacy frameworks that deal with the social dimensions of literacy in her book Global Literacy in Local Learning Contexts: Connecting Home and School.

ICT/Technology for Development

EdIntersect brings a depth of experience across various contexts in developing information and communications technology (ICT) solutions for education programs. In addition to ICT-enabled data collection, EdIntersect supports the technical components of cost-effective use of ICTs in education programming.

Gender and Inclusion

Achieving effective gender integration and addressing overall child well-being happen when education meets health and other sectors. EdIntersect works closely with government ministries, development organizations, and donors to understand their goals and needs for achieving gender-transformative programming.

Disability and Inclusion

EdIntersect works closely with government ministries, leading development organizations, and donors to understand their goals for inclusion, disability, and gender. EdIntersect’s research and engagement approaches bring an intersectional lens to collaborate with school systems and school communities, and takes into account the interactions between schools and homes, teachers and parents, and teachers and students.

Early Childhood Development

EdIntersect brings a depth of experience across various contexts in early childhood development programming and research.  The period of life from birth to age 8 is generally defined as early childhood. The emotional, social, and physical development of children during this period has a direct effect on who they become as an adult.

Youth Development and Transitions

Youth development and literacy formation demand innovations in technology and elearning. EdIntersect is committed to working across the spectrum of child development needs, with specific efforts in helping development partners define and deploy adolescent and youth theories of change, program models, and critical research.

Capacity Development

EdIntersect is committed to working on capacity development across the spectrum of their programs. EdIntersect brings a blend of academic and practitioner knowledge in building capacity in partnership with ministry colleagues and other stakeholders. Capacity development is the process through which people and the organizations in which they work strengthen capabilities to determine and achieve their objectives over time.