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We regularly update this section with the latest news from Project Literacy, our partners and the literacy field.

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How machine learning can support people with disabilities

As part of the Project Literacy Lab initiative we have been working with some of the world’s best social entrepreneurs who are dedicated to closing the global literacy gap by 2030. In order to showcase some of the great work the Lab entrepreneurs are...

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Read to Kids
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.

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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Reading Partners
President of Pearson North America Joins the Board of Reading Partners

Kevin Capitani, President of Pearson North America, has joined the national board of Reading Partners, a proven nonprofit literacy organization based in the U.S. Capitani’s expertise in digital transformation as well as his operational strength in...

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