Building Bridges Across Borders: Honduras | RightToRead

RightToRead is an edtech initiative that aims to enable English literacy with the help of multi-sensory reading and comprehension AI software ReadToMe®. Features like a dictionary, word translation, and pictures help with developing vocabulary. This process of learning improves fluency of reading and comprehension. The user interface has been designed for teacher friendliness. The software’s features such as reading speed […]

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RightToRead Maharashtra: The Journey To Date

As RightToRead continues to expand its outreach in Maharashtra, it is time to look back and see the many roads travelled to reach where the initiative stands today. The RightToRead journey began in Maharashtra in 2014-15 with 125 schools in 3 districts.  In 2018, the Government of Maharashtra, Schoolnet and EnglishHelper signed an MoU to implement the RightToRead program in […]

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An EdTech English Literacy Initiative in Assam | RightToRead

RightToRead is an edtech initiative for the enhancement of English literacy of government school students. The program is aimed at enabling English literacy globally with the help of a multi-sensory AI-powered reading and comprehension software–ReadToMe®. RightToRead started in 2013 with 100 schools across 6 states in India. In 2015, the program expanded to 5,000 schools reaching 1 million students in […]

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Technology in Education: Shaping the Future of English Literacy in Haryana

Studies around the world have highlighted the increasing importance of technology in education. The assimilation of technology in education has benefits that span across education levels and geographies. Incorporating technology in education might have met with a lot of resistance initially, but research shows that countries that embraced technology in education could enhance learning outcomes in schools. It would not […]

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Early Echoes of the Beautiful Sound of Children Reading in Uttarakhand | ReadToMe®

Keywords: English Literacy | Reading and Comprehension | EdTech | Technology in the Classroom | ReadToMe® Uttarakhand, India’s youngest Himalayan state came into existence on 9th November 2000. It was carved out of the mountainous regions of Uttar Pradesh and became the 27th state of the Indian subcontinent.   Uttarakhand is known for its picturesque hill stations, pilgrim sites (devbhoomi), forests […]

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English Literacy Initiative in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas | RightToRead

EdTech | English Literacy | Education System in India | Technology | Reading and Comprehension Skills The National Education Policy (NEP) 1986 envisaged the establishment of residential schools known as Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs) for talented students, predominantly from rural India. The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti was tasked with the establishment and administration of these fully residential and co-educational schools. JNVs […]

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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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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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