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An EdTech Initiative To Transform Reading And Comprehension Skills in Rajasthan Schools | RightToRead

Rajasthan is a state of great diversity. The rich culture and magnificence of the region’s history have made Rajasthan a favourite tourist destination. While Rajasthan has demonstrated progress in various ways, there is an urgent need to transform its public education system.  The literacy rate in Rajasthan places it amongst the lowest-ranked regions in the country. In addition, historically, Rajasthan […]

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A Note From an English Teacher | Tech-Enabled Reading & Comprehension Program: RightToRead

Abdul Salim is an English teacher at Sane Guruji Urdu Vidyalaya in Rahatekar Vadi in Nagpur. He has spent most of his life in the city, doing what he does best; teaching English to students. Salim is one of the 100,000 teachers from around the world who use ReadToMe® in their classrooms.  He was first introduced to the ReadToMe® software […]

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RightToRead: An English Literacy Initiative in West Bengal

Over the past decade, research conducted across government schools confirms that India has a major reading and comprehension skill problem. This issue is across languages i.e. the first language (often mother tongue) and second/ third languages as per school curriculum.  According to ASER 2016, only 45.2% of children from grade 8 could read simple sentences in English. This is a […]

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The Changing Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Education

The Companies Act, 2013 opened doors for corporate organizations to actively engage in with driving positive social change. The new law makes it mandatory for profitable companies of a certain minimum size to contribute towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Since the introduction of the CSR law,  education programs and initiatives have received an increased level of funding from business organizations. […]

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An Evidence-Based EdTech Reading And Comprehension Program | RightToRead

The world of Randomised Controlled Trials has been demystified, thanks to the Nobel Prize-winning work of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer. RCTs, as they are more commonly referred to, are experiments designed to isolate the impact of an intervention (or in a clinical setting, a treatment) that can influence outcomes. RCTs are conducted on a sample of the […]

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Tech-Enabled English Literacy Initiative in Andhra Pradesh | RightToRead

English Proficiency in Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh is the 7th largest state in the country with a population of almost 50 million people. Around 4 million students are enrolled in government and government-aided schools in the state. Over the years, though enrolment has increased in schools there is still much work to be done to improve learning outcomes. A large […]

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Small Steps, Giant Leaps Towards Enabling English Literacy in Nepal

The RightToRead program aims at enabling English literacy through large-scale technology deployment with a multi-sensory AI reading and comprehension software ReadToMe® in classrooms. After establishing itself as an effective tool for English literacy in government schools in India, ReadToMe® went global in the year 2015.  RightToRead is known for its easy-to-use technology, cost-effectiveness, scalability, and adaptability. Its successful implementation and […]

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Every Girl’s Right to Read: A Story of Girls Learning English | English Literacy

Janaki Devi Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya (JDSKV) situated in Mayur Vihar, Delhi is an all-girls school with a strength of over 2000 girls. These girls come from culturally diverse backgrounds and most of them are a part of the disempowered section of society, with little or no initiation into the language of English. Hindi is the medium of communication at home […]

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Tech For Good | Technology and Education

A lot has changed within the last decade. Smartphones and cheap internet connections have become ubiquitous and a basic need; far from the time they were seen as luxury goods. Don’t have a smartphone with a 4G internet connection? Good luck trying to navigate modern life: getting a cab or accessing basic government services will all suddenly be out of […]

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Technology & English – A World View | Reading and Comprehension

English is used as the medium of instruction both in school and higher education. It is the language of business. English is often the common language between bi/multilingual speakers. Globally, the use of technology for learning a language is dominated by English. EnglishHelper launched RightToRead in 2013 in India, taking AI technology-enabled English reading and comprehension solution to government schools […]

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