Director, Impact(ED), Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana
Cell-Ed School, Life and Work Readiness Mobile Platform
HundrED shortlisted this innovation
Cell-Ed is the Catalyst for Lifelong Learning & the Future of Work
What we do?
Cell-Ed is a scientifically proven micro-learning platform using mobile phones to teach essential skills for school, life and work readiness such as literacy, math, language, job skills, and more. Cell-Ed meets learners where they are with 3-minute mobile lessons and automated and live coaches to nurture and nudge so each learner has a personalized experience. Our affordable mobile learning platform is accessible across any device - from feature phone, to smartphone, tablet to computer - and proven to speed up learning by 84% and outperforms competitors by over 20%.
In response to COVID-19, Cell-Ed + partners are providing 1 Million Learners essential skills - reading, writing, math, digital literacy, and more - alongside COVID-19 info to stay safe.
Why did we create this innovation?
A staggering one in three learners are at a proficiency level of 1 or below in reading, math, writing, and digital literacy - making access to lifelong learning and job even more challenging during these unprecedented times. Most in person and digital learning tools do not account for theses prevailing literacy and digital divides. Cell-Ed is designed to bridge these divides to leave no one behind.
How does your innovation work in practice?
Cell-Ed is a scientifically proven micro-learning platform using mobile phones to teach essential skills for school, life and work such as literacy, math, language, job skills, and more. Cell-Ed meets learners where they are with 3-minute mobile lessons and live and automated coaches to nurture and nudge so each learner has an individualized experience. Since 2014, award-winning Cell-Ed is trusted by education providers and employers to deliver mobile learning across any device - from call-in to smartphone apps to tablet to computer - for an unlimited number of learners, while capturing detailed data analytics to monitor and enhance effectiveness. Our affordable mobile learning platform is also proven to speed up learning by 84% and inspire learner self-efficacy, empowerment, and engagement. With a catalog of a 1000+ hours of programming and ability to customize content, Cell-Ed is a uniquely flexible, accessible, and relevant solution for today’s current and future workforce.
How has it been spreading?
We are available in 14 countries and growing and reaching over one million users due to Cell-Ed’s 1 Million Learner challenge to ensure we leave no one behind during COVID-19 global pandemic. We aim to reach 5 million learners by 2022.
If I want to try it what should I do?
Cell-Ed is available to any potential partner and learner with a mobile phone through Cell-Ed’s 1 Million Learner Challenge at www.cell-ed.com/million. In addition, governments, education providers, and employers can try Cell-Ed’s full platform and data analytic tools and learn how we customize and contextualize training programs, by reaching out to email@example.com to schedule a full demonstration.