Literacy news

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Read to Kids

Report Reveals How Mobile Technology Helps Home Literacy

Worldreader, in partnership with Pearson, Project Literacy and Results for Development have released the results of a two-year digital reading pilot which revealed how parents’ and caregivers’ reading habits changed after receiving access to a free m...

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UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy Update

The UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy: Improved Livelihoods in a Digital World was launched in 2016 as a research and advocacy partnership for digital solutions to advance inclusion within the context of lifelong learning and the Sustainable Dev...

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Beeline Reader

Enhancing online readability with BeeLine Reader

BeeLine Reader is one of the ventures that was selected to attend the Project Literacy Lab in 2017. The Lab accelerator is designed to highlight ground-breaking technologies and entrepreneurs working towards closing the global literacy gap.  ...

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World Literacy Sumit

2018 World Literacy Summit opens on March 25th

The 2018 World Literacy Summit will be held on March 25-27 at the Sheldonian, Oxford University, UK. The theme, “Closing the literacy gap in the 21st Century,” is set to initiate discussion, collaboration and bring forward solutions to help 750 milli...

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Women's Literacy

International Women's Day 2018

This Thursday is International Women's Day, when the world celebrates women’s cultural, economic and political achievements. In 1975, International Women's Day became a regular fixture in the calendar when the United Nations began celebrating it ever...

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Wizenoze at Project Literacy Lab

Project Literacy Lab alumni Wizenoze head for BETT

Project Literacy Lab "In November 2017, Wizenoze BV was invited to join Project Literacy Lab, an initiative from Pearson and the Unreasonable Group that brought together 13 ventures working towards closing the global literacy gap. When we received...

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Mark Denton for Project Literacy

New Project Literacy social media campaign rolls out

Project Literacy has been working with advertising legend Mark Denton on a series of images that bring to life some of the challenges faced by adults who struggle to read and write. The suite of eye-catching photographs taken by and Art Directed by M...

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Project Literacy Lab 2017

Project Literacy Lab Mentors and Ventures Confirmed

The next Project Literacy Lab will take place in New York and Connecticut from November 12-22 and will bring 13 world-class entrepreneurs for a 10-day accelerator programme. Over 50 mentors, including Kate James and Kevin Capitani and a select group ...

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