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Innovation Lab

In our effort to find new solutions to close the global literacy gap by 2030, we partnered with the Unreasonable Group to create Project Literacy Lab. Check out some of the ventures whose innovative solutions are helping to solve some of the key challenges tied to illiteracy.

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Jennifer Young,

Pearson, Director,

Innovation and Partnerships

We believe that entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to develop new models and breakthrough technologies needed to close the global literacy gap by 2030. The Project Literacy Lab helps scale up, and wrap resources around some of the fastest growing ventures worldwide that are already key to solving some of the key challenges tied to illiteracy. From affordable energy products to reusable sanitary pads, the ventures in the Lab offer solutions for making literacy more accessible to the individual, and tackle barriers that can prevent people from becoming literate.

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Jennifer Young,

Pearson, Director,

Innovation and Partnerships

We believe that entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to develop new models and breakthrough technologies needed to close the global literacy gap by 2030. The Project Literacy Lab helps scale up, and wrap resources around some of the fastest growing ventures worldwide that are already key to solving some of the key challenges tied to illiteracy. From affordable energy products to reusable sanitary pads, the ventures in the Lab offer solutions for making literacy more accessible to the individual, and tackle barriers that can prevent people from becoming literate.

person1

Jennifer Young,

Pearson, Director,

Innovation and Partnerships

We believe that entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to develop new models and breakthrough technologies needed to close the global literacy gap by 2030. The Project Literacy Lab helps scale up, and wrap resources around some of the fastest growing ventures worldwide that are already key to solving some of the key challenges tied to illiteracy. From affordable energy products to reusable sanitary pads, the ventures in the Lab offer solutions for making literacy more accessible to the individual, and tackle barriers that can prevent people from becoming literate.

Designing for the Next Billion

The UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy is launching its Guidelines for Designing Inclusive Digital Solutions and Developing Digital Skills to mark International Literacy Day on 8th September. The initiative is part of the Project Literacy campaign and puts forward clear guidelines to help today’s technology pioneers build more inclusive digital solutions.

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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 mobile library of children’s books alongside community-based education about the benefits of reading to children from a young age.

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