… results in UnrestrICTed Challenge.
- Blog // March 23, 2023
All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development celebrates impact on increasing literacy for children worldwideThe Grand Challenge is concluding 12 years of funding and testing innovative EdTech solutions and approaches to increase reading outcomes for marginalized children in low-resource contexts
- News Byte // January 27, 2023
ACR GCD releases 2022 Annual ReportThe report celebrates 11th year of the Grand Challenge and its commitment to improving child literacy outcomes
- News Byte // December 20, 2022
ACR GCD featured in Global Book Alliance’s Partner Spotlight SeriesVideo highlights ACR GCD’s work to increase literacy through EdTech solutions and research
- December 8, 2022
ACR GCD launches prizes to leverage the use and scale of EdTech solutionsThe Digital Books in Action Prize and Sign Language Storybooks in Action Prize challenge innovators to think beyond access and availability
- Blog // November 30, 2022
Nothing about us without us: Building capacity and sustainability in blind and deaf communities worldwideSpurring innovation to fuel accessible and equitable access to literacy for children who are blind and deaf
- Blog // November 17, 2022
Leading EdTech Innovators share accomplishments and big dreams for EdTech innovationsRead innovator reflections gathered during interviews after the GEM Report consultation held in May 2022
- News Byte // November 14, 2022
ACR GCD and Benetech promote inclusive education solutions at mEducation symposiumThe worldwide gathering of experts in digital learning was held on November 1-4 in Washington, D.C.
- News Byte // October 18, 2022
ACR GCD presents to USAID’s Education Sector Council on Integration of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) into Early Grade Reading ProgramsPresenters showcased EdTech tools to create, and coach for, a literacy learning environment to enable full participation of all children
- Blog // October 4, 2022
New report captures ACR GCD awardees’ contribution to 2023 GEM Report on Technology & EducationAwardees share key insights on role of technology to address education challenges related to access, equity and inclusion
- Blog // September 2, 2022
Transforming literacy learning spaces with EdTech to improve reading outcomesThree ways ACR GCD, our innovators and their solutions are enriching and transforming literacy learning spaces for children in low resource contexts
UnrestrICTed ChallengeICT for education solutions grounded in Universal Design for Learning to improve literacy for children with disabilities.
- Blog // July 21, 2022
Six innovators discuss challenges and insights around implementing EdTech solutions to increase reading outcomes for hard-to-reach learnersAn interview with innovators who participated in a consultation ACR GCD co-hosted with the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report
- 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
- 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
- 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.
CLA Strengthens Efforts to Improve Language and Learning for Children with DisabilitiesExamining the use of the CLA approach when shifting from supporting innovators/innovations at pilot (or proof of concept) stage to transitioning mature, evidence-based solutions for scale.
- News Byte // December 22, 2021
Wishing everyone Happy Holidays!Join us in celebrating the work our innovators, supporters and partners are doing through ACR GCD to improve reading outcomes for marginalized children in low-resource contexts around the world.