How We Have Helped Organizations Around the World

We have worked with leaders of public, private, and nonprofit organizations across the education and employment sectors to identify, design, and deliver high-impact approaches. This journey has taken us to 23 countries across four continents. We have engaged with foundations, universities, governments, intergovernmental organizations, corporations, and school networks. While the projects have varied greatly, our data-driven approach has remained throughout.

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Projects Map

View examples of our work by practice area.

  • Strategy and action planning

    • Facilitated strategic planning and development for a Stanford University-based initiative
    • Reviewed potential entry points in the education landscape for two US-based foundations
    • Conducted investor due diligence of promising P-20 education models in South and Southeast Asia
    • Helped Oregon community colleges plan and redesign their developmental education
  • Monitoring and evaluation

    • Conducted an external evaluation of a youth empowerment program across six sites in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe
    • Provided technical guidance for an Indian education provider’s impact assessment
    • Conducted a mid-course review of two US-based foundations’ education grant making and cross-district learning network activities
    • Benchmarked education reform implementation across 15 US states
  • Research and policy analysis

    • Advised the US Secretary of Education on lessons from strong PISA performers
    • Conducted field studies on innovations in Mexico’s vocational education sector
    • Evaluated promising workforce development models in Podlaskie, Poland
    • Reviewed female entrepreneurship in various Romanian regions
  • Technical assistance and capacity-building

    • Designed international workshops and a companion toolkit on teaching for diversity
    • Created monitoring tools and training modules for a network of Indian preschools
    • Developed leadership training modules for aspiring executives in Bangladesh
    • Facilitated global competence training for Hong Kong secondary schools
  • Stakeholder engagement and partnership development

    • Mapped potential partner organizations across the youth employment and training landscape in West African countries
    • Coached Washington and Oregon higher education representatives in the Core to College network
    • Managed a global, multi-stakeholder OECD meeting on building responsive school systems for 21st-century learners (Alberta, Canada)