Education and Training Research
Our experts conduct rigorous studies to assess and help improve the quality of elementary 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.
Many employers are still unfamiliar with massive open online courses, called MOOCs, but once they learned about them, they generally viewed them positively for recruiting, hiring and training employees, according to a new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International.
The study, funded by the Gates Foundation, is the first to evaluate employers’ knowledge, experience and attitudes toward MOOCs.Read more