English Literacy Initiative in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas | RightToRead

EdTech | English Literacy Initiative| 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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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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An English Literacy Initiative in West Bengal: RightToRead

Over the past decade, research conducted across government schools confirms that India has a major English literacy issue. 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 matter of […]

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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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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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English Literacy| Every Girl’s Right to Read

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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English Literacy In Schools With ReadToMe®

The RightToRead program is aimed at achieving English literacy in schools around India and world. EnglishHelper aims to make a significant contribution by successfully integrating technology in the education system in India English for improving English literacy.  The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) piloted the use of ReadToMe®, the English reading and comprehension solution in 20 schools in SDMC in […]

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