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Literacy News

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

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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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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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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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