Empowering children to take control of their own learning

$15 Million

Prize Purse

The $15 million Global Learning XPRIZE challenged teams from around the world to develop open-source, scalable software that empowers children to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic within 15 months.

Learning software for


The Global Learning XPRIZE seeks to provide universal access to quality learning through open and accessible data, localizable software, durable and available hardware, and successful delivery to any context.

Hundreds of millions of children cannot read, write or do basic math. This is a problem we can and must solve. We can harness the power of technology so that children everywhere—regardless of circumstance—have the opportunity to thrive and build a better future for themselves and all of us.

Emily Church, Ph.D.

Executive Director

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