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- Begin With Books
- Big Ideas@Berkeley 2014/15 Prize
- Big Ideas@Berkeley 2015/16 Prize
- Book Boost: Access for All Challenge
- EduApp4Syria Prize
- Enabling Writers Prize
- Grant Competition 2011
- Grant Competition 2014
- Leaders for Literacy
- No Lost Generation Summit Tech Prize
- Ready2Read Challenge
- Sign On For Literacy Prize
- Technology to Support Education in Crises & Conflict Prize
- Tracking & Tracing Books Prize
- UnrestrICTed Challenge
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ACR GCD Alumni, eKitabu, featured in USAID Meta Evaluation of Grand Challenges Case StudyACR GCD Alumni, eKitabu's grantee journey is one of four detailed Case Studies that demonstrates key learning about thematic priorities for the USAID Meta Evaluation of Grand Challenges
- Blog // March 7, 2022
Using EdTech to break down barriers to literacy for girlsUSAID, World Vision and the Australian Government are partnering to advance EdTech to increase literacy for all children
- News Byte // February 23, 2022
ACR GCD focuses on advancing ICT for learners with disabilities at the Global Disability SummitUSAID Disability Inclusive Education Specialist Josh Josa represented ACR GCD on the panel
- News Byte // February 23, 2022
ACR GCD to collaborate with the Girls’ Education Challenge to create a technical brief on inclusive learning assessmentsThe collaboration, announced at the Global Disability Summit, will provide guidance on developing and implementing inclusive learning assessments
- Blog // February 18, 2022
Using EdTech to advance learning in languages children use and understandEdTech can accelerate efforts to help children learn to read in their own language, but it must be guided by inclusion and equity
- Blog // February 17, 2022
ACR GCD-funded sign language storybook platform receives Zero Project award for improving accessibilityWorld Around You is a multilingual platform developed with funding from the Sign on For Literacy Prize in 2019 by three-time ACR GCD awardee RIT/NTID
- News Byte // February 9, 2022
Grace in Space launches in a new accessible format on a new platformSIL LEAD uploads a new, accessible version of the book to its Bloom Library platform for children who are blind or have low vision
- News Byte // February 2, 2022
Read and share free accessible books on World Read Aloud DayReading together strengthens family bonds and children's ability to read, especially with access to books in languages they use and understand
- Blog // January 21, 2022
Changing the course of education through EdTech solutions to increase literacy for marginalized children in low-resource contextsLeveraging open-source, scalable and inclusive innovation and technology can help children learn to read, escape poverty and complete school.
- News Byte // January 14, 2022
ACR GCD recognized as a finalist in 2021 USAID CLA Case Study CompetitionThe annual competition captures real-life examples of USAID staff and partners using CLA approaches to achieve better development outcomes.
- Blog // January 4, 2022
Raising the bar around reading materials for children who are blind and low-visionOn World Braille Day, learn more about the challenges faced by children who are blind or low-vision and be part of the solution to advance EdTech solutions to increase literacy.
- Blog // December 16, 2021
How EdTech solutions can fill gaps and address barriers to literacy for refugee and migrant childrenLearn about and access free education technology tools, solutions and guidance for increasing reading outcomes for children in crisis contexts.
- News Byte // December 10, 2021
Be part of the solution in assuring every child has access to education on Human Rights Day 2021Education is a human right, and the ability to read plays a crucial role in the ability to complete education. Yet millions of children across the globe are waiting to learn read.
- News Byte // December 8, 2021
Get an early peek at concept art for an upcoming series of books in TamangLet's Read is bringing together local authors, illustrators, designers, language experts and volunteer translators in Laos, Nepal and Papua New Guinea to create and adapt 380 children’s books.
- News Byte // December 3, 2021
Two new accessible ebooks released through Begin with Books challengeeKitabu has released two new accessible ebooks as part of its creation of more than 250 books in Tumbuka, a local spoken language in Malawi, and Malawian Sign Language
- News Byte // December 2, 2021
Let’s Read Asia project coordinates with Nepali government representatives in developing sign language videosThe sign language videos are part of 50 adapted books in Nepali Sign Language being created through the Asia Foundation’s Let’s Read initiative.
- News Byte // December 1, 2021
Workshop trains writers to adapt books in local spoken languages and Malian Sign LanguageSIL LEAD is developing a total of 420 quality, accessible books in those two Malian languages as well as Malian Sign Language, using SIL's Bloom book creation software.
- Blog // November 29, 2021
Be part of the solution to increase literacy for children with disabilitiesToday, children with disabilities are at higher risk than ever to be left behind their peers in literacy. Learn how you can be part of the solution.
- Blog // November 22, 2021
UnrestrICTed challenge awardee launches teacher training to increase access and learning opportunities for children with disabilities in RwandaTeachers from Rwandan inclusive model schools in five local districts learned how to better support children with disabilities