Top 10 organisations fighting for fair education

There are a plethora of organisations working hard to close the education gap through innovative solutions, both online and offline. Discover our top 10 organisations fighting for fair education.

147 MILLION children missed over half of in-person learning between 2020 and 2021. The global learning crisis is deepening, with entrenched inequalities only worsening.

There are a plethora of organisations working hard to close the education gap through innovative solutions, both online and offline.

So, who are these companies and what solutions have they created?

Check out our top 10 organisations fighting for fair education  

Shanti Bhavan Children's Project

Shanti Bhavan’s mission is to uplift the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children of India’s “lowest caste” by providing them with a world-class education and holistic care.

The project offers free, high-quality education at its residential school, and subsequently at top-tier colleges.

Location: India

Founded by: Dr. Abraham George

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Perlego was born to provide an affordable (and sustainable) textbook solution for learners around the world, by partnering with publishers and removing the costs of print, distribution, and retail markup.

They believe education has the power to transform lives. By empowering people with all the resources they need to learn, we can give everyone a fair chance at a brighter future.

Location: London

Founded by: Gauthier Van Malderen and Matt Davis

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National Literacy Trust

National Literacy Trust is an independent charity working with schools and communities to give disadvantaged children the literacy skills to succeed in life.

They offer evidence-based resources, research, training, programmes and National Literacy Trust membership to make your literacy provision highly effective.

Location: London

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Hi-impact is leading the digital transformation of education with secure access for all students and expert teacher support.

The team is made up of experienced, qualified teachers and media staff, all driven by a passion for the use of technology and creative media to engage pupils and motivate them to learn.

Location: Bromborough

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Kortext was founded in 2013 with a purpose to empower the next generation of difference-makers through teaching and learning.

Today, they work with 4,700+ publishers including Pearson, McGraw Hill, Wiley and Oxford University Press, they supply over 2 million digital books to students in 80 countries around the world.

Location: Bournemouth  

CEO: James Gray  

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MEL Science

MEL Science is breaking the stereotype that science is boring, difficult, and only for certain types of people. They strive to make serious science accessible, interesting, and cool.

They create educational subscription boxes with breathtaking hands-on experiments, powered by immersive AR & VR lessons and live online classes.

Location: London

Founded by: Vassili Philippov, Daniel Sullivan, and Sergey Safonov

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Atom Learning

Atom Learning is an educational technology company providing Key Stage 2 education and secondary school exam preparation for children aged 7–11.  

It's their mission to enhance every child's educational outcomes and academic confidence, whilst reducing the attainment gap between the most and least privileged.

Location: London

Founded by: Jake O'Keeffe and Alex Hatvany

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pi-top's mission is to make learning computer science and STEAM curricula, easy, engaging, and accessible to individuals of all ages and all walks of life.

Beginning at the K-12 student-level, all the way through to advanced computer science concepts, they have developed courses, challenges and teaching material to assist learning.

Location: London

Founded by: Jesse Lozano and Ryan Dunwoody

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MyTutor is the UK’s leading online platform for one-to-one learning, and they’re on a mission to improve the educational outcomes of thousands of young people.

The MyTutor team is building a future where access to high quality learning is stress-free for those who can afford it, and funded for those who can't.  

Location: London

Founded by: Bertie Hubbard and James Grant

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Busuu is an online learning platform delivering internationally recognised professional language courses to corporations and businesses across the world.  

Their flexible online and live language learning experience helps to build inclusive, productive workplaces. They offer high-quality learning that supports both employee and company-wide development.  

Location: London

Founded by: Bernhard Niesner and Adrian Hilti

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