Literacy news

Here you’ll find the latest news from Project Literacy and our network of 100+ partners.

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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Book Boost

Book Boost: Access for All Challenge Launched

Pearson continues its commitment to ensure that all learners with disabilities and special needs can access and benefit from products with the launch of Book Boost: Access for All Challenge in partnership with Project Literacy and All Children Readin...

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Project Literacy Lab

Project Literacy Lab - New Ventures Announced

Pearson and The Unreasonable Group are expanding the world’s first accelerator for entrepreneurs focused on closing the global literacy gap with a new cohort of 13 groundbreaking ventures from around the world. The Project Literacy Lab is part of the...

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FREE eBook and Reading Guide Available

FREE eBook and Reading Guide Available

Almost one billion adults worldwide do not have basic reading and writing skills. Please join us in helping rewrite their lives by reading and sharing the story, ‘A Little Chicken Named Pong-Pong.’ It’s a fresh retelling of the classic story ‘Chicken...

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