Technology Testing for Adult Learning & Employment

Technology Testing for Adult Learning & Employment

The Employment Technology Fund (ETF) was launched in 2017 through the joint efforts of leading foundations to advance economic mobility for lower-skilled, low-wage workers through targeted investments in the development of technology tools for education, training, and...
Words2Learn

Words2Learn

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. The project was funded by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation and...
Massachusetts Career Readiness Initiative

Massachusetts Career Readiness Initiative

The Career Readiness Initiative (CRI) was an opportunity to use an educational technology tool to align assessment methods, referrals and enrollments across three critical education and workforce systems: One-Stop Career Centers, community colleges, and adult...
Employment Technology Fund

Employment Technology Fund

In early 2017, four foundations came together to support the launch of The Employment Technology Fund as an initiative of New Venture Fund. The Fund aggregates and mobilizes capital to facilitate the growth of companies and/or non-profits working to scale...
MOBILE UP! Mobile learning for service workers

MOBILE UP! Mobile learning for service workers

Funded by the California Workforce Development Board, MOBILE UP! is a collaboration between industry sector training programs piloting how mobile phones can be used to provide anytime, anywhere English instruction, Career Education & Coaching to low-wage immigrant...