Innovation

Meeting learners’ needs in partnership with tech developers and education and community organizations.

AIMS (Cambodia) 
World Education developed Cambodia’s first Khmer-language website and interactive voice response system aimed at providing migrant youth with information to help them stay safe.

Aprender a Ler (Learn to Read) (Mozambique)
World Education used radios and smartphones in combination with training, coaching, and school-community support to improve early grade reading outcomes for students.

Cocoalink (Ghana)
World Education developed CocoaLink, which used mobile technology to communicate practical, timely, and important agricultural and social information to cocoa farmers.

ConnectEd (Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, China, France, India, and Indonesia)
World Education worked with the Alcatel-Lucent Foundation on using technology to transform the learning, work and life outcomes of 25,575 disadvantaged youth, mostly girls and women.

Empower II (Ghana)
This project used bulk text messaging to confidentially communicate HIV prevention and treatment messages to the most at-risk populations in Ghana.

English Now! (United States)
The EdTech Center provided low-cost English language learning opportunities for adults on waitlists through weekly study groups where learners work through online English courses together.

High School Equivalency Program for Out-of-School Migrant Youth (United States)
This project is closing the gap to education access by supporting online blended learning opportunities via courses on mobile devices that can be used on and offline.

Lao Autism Talks (Laos)
In partnership with the Association for Autism, World Education developed this picture-based app to enable children with autism to communicate more effectively.

Let’s Talk Money (Cambodia)
World Education launched a consumer awareness campaign to share financial education messages.

Mobile Up! (United States)
Mobile Up is a collaboration that is piloting how mobile phones can be used to provide anytime, anywhere English instruction and career coaching to low-wage immigrant service workers.

Tech4Ed (Nepal)
Technological tools are being used in Nepal to address two very different challenges: exploitation of migrant laborers and a dearth of mother tongue reading materials for the many children whose first language is not Nepali.

Technology for Education Systems Transformation (TEST) (Cambodia)
World Education developed, tested, and implemented a digitized and automated early-grade reading assessment for students in Cambodia.

Words2Learn (United States)
Words2Learn developed and piloted two apps that accelerate learning of academic and health career-related vocabulary for adults preparing to enter post-secondary education and technical training.

 

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