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The Teacher Professional Development at Scale (TPD@Scale) program leverages information and communication technologies (ICTs) and blends online, offline, digital, and traditional teacher training modalities to support Ghanaian educators. Thousands of teachers are now trained and hundreds more signed up.
Worldreader and NISA empowered families to read on BookSmart for 75 days in celebration of India's independence by providing reading opportunities during the summer holidays. The 75-Day Reading Marathon saw over 8,000 parents and caregivers read with their children every day.
Together with Open University in the UK, Worldreader worked to strengthen school leadership through an improvement science approach. School leaders and researchers worked together to design, implement and assess innovations to combat learning loss in their schools.
In collaboration with the Municipal Education Office of Kwaebibirem, Worldreader established a digital reading program that reached 90 primary schools over three years. Teachers in the program successfully adopted e-readers into their classrooms, reporting improved digital skills and changes to their pedagogy.
The Read with Us pilot in Sierra Leone has created a solution to support children through dynamic learning communities and digital reading during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to COVID-19 school closures and learning loss, Worldreader and CARE Egypt partnered to support children’s learning outside the classroom. With BookSmart, daily reading time increased to 23 minutes, with over 99% of caregivers saying that they read more with their children.
Worldreader, World Vision, and GRADE partnered to review the CreceLee digital reading project as it pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic towards home-based reading. Young students and their families received education at home exclusively through mobile technology and Worldreader’s BookSmart reading application.