By empowering parents to support their children’s pre-literacy foundation, we can give East African kids a stronger start in school and life, and a hope of breaking Africa’s intergenerational cycle of poverty.
Strong communication skills lay the foundation for future literacy skills and can prevent debilitating disadvantages such as inability to gain employment due to communication inefficiency.
Zoe PedenApril 17, 2018
Teachers are struggling to meet the needs of classrooms with multiple spoken languages, unequal access to vital resources like the internet, and reading readiness that spans across 10 levels. But students need critical literacy skills now more than ever if they are to excel in automated job markets.
Eileen MurphyApril 3, 2018
Without access to necessary skill sets, tens of millions of people are trapped toiling at low-pay positions with no path for advancement, if they are able to get these jobs at all.
Jessica Rothenberg-AalamiMarch 23, 2018
We don’t want to let the cure for cancer slip through our fingers simply because the brain that could have thought it up wasn’t able to get into medical school. As a society, we need to enable the ingenuity of every person to flourish to its maximum capacity.
Nick LumMarch 12, 2018