Education

Announcing our new education microsite!

MSI has carried out numerous education and training programs throughout the world centering on rebuilding a nation’s missing component for development and building local capacity. Our work has been diverse, including the training of government officials, encouraging youth entrepreneurship, focusing on girls’ schooling, and using education to prevent children from engaging in exploitative labor.

For more than 30 years, MSI has built education tools that have been used internationally to boost public sector capacity, engage entrepreneurial spirit, and empower young women and other marginalized populations with relevant marketplace skills that improve employability.

MSI designed tools such as the Entrepreneurship Spirit Program for Graduates of Vocational Training (ESP Pro), Entrepreneurship for Children (ESP Kid) and Entrepreneurship for Beginners (ESP Basic), which are used by our consultants to promote the culture of entrepreneurship in schools, among business people and among graduates of vocational centers. MSI developed tools (Employability Support Program and others) to help with career planning and increase graduates’ employability.

We enjoy a worldwide reputation in entrepreneurship training with our signature Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP). The EDP is a two-week intensive program designed to expand participants’ potential to initiate or improve small businesses or other entrepreneurial activities. The goal is for individuals to become familiar with the behavior competencies necessary for becoming a successful entrepreneur and to strengthen those characteristics. We have implemented entrepreneurship development programs throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America. MSI’s behavioral workshop in entrepreneurship was offered to more than 20,000 participants in 55 countries in seven languages.

We are currently working as a sub-contractor on USAID’s latest Assistance to Basic Education (ABE) IQC which provides world-wide support to USAID Missions and Bureaus in achieving their Strategic Objectives related to education, including social sector reform.

We were a subcontractor on USAID’s Advancing Learning and Education for the Future (ALEF), which worked to improve the quality of the Moroccan workforce and the relevance of workers’ skills to the growing and changing demands of business and industry.

The Pakistan Links to Learning Program (ED-LINKS) was a program designed to improve the quality and sustainability of teacher education and student performance in the targeted geographical areas of Sindh, Balochistan, Islamabad Capital Territory, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. MSI’s contributions included the development of program monitoring tools, framework, databases and indicators, baseline data collection and analysis, development of Performance Monitoring Plans, and the evaluation of the intervention and its impact.