Education and Training Research
Our experts conduct rigorous studies to assess and help improve the quality of early childhood development through adult education and workforce development programs in the United States and around the world. We provide clear, unbiased, policy-focused research and innovative data tools for educators, policymakers, and the public. Show more
We also provide education and training solutions for forensic scientists and law enforcement officials around the world, and we provide technical assistance—including tools for measuring and improving literacy and numeracy—to strengthen education systems in developing countries.
An important part of our work in education is the integration of gender-based research. To broaden and strengthen our education policy and program evaluations, we draw on the varied expertise and resources found in the RTI Global Gender Center.
About a quarter of high performing students who began pursuing a bachelor’s degree between 2003 and 2009 declared a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) major; however, nearly a third of these students had transferred out of STEM fields by spring 2009, according to a study by RTI International.Read more