2021-2022 Winner

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  • University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona & St. Augustine
Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago
Accelerating Learning
Award Level:
Catalyst Award

Project Description

Bright Start is a fully functional automated reading tutor that will enable vulnerable young children to access personalized and culturally-relevant reading instruction across the Caribbean. The solution aims to increase the number of young children that are reading before the age of 10. The tutor will supplement current reading instruction and provide targeted attention and feedback to children who are underserved due to large class sizes and difficult socioeconomic circumstances.

Meet Our Team

Andre Coy

Professor, University of the West Indies

Phaedra Mohammed

Professor, University of the West Indies

Phase III results for the Building an Adaptive & Competitive Workforce track will be released in late May. Meet the finalists for all other tracks here.