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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An EdTech Reading and Comprehension Solution for Students | Tamil Nadu

RightToRead – A Technology Enabled Initiative for English Reading and Comprehension Tamil Nadu has over 46,000 government schools with 10 million school-going children. English has been introduced as a second language from grade 1. Similar to the English challenge in other regions, students in Tamil Nadu government schools struggle with learning English. In 2013, the RightToRead program was implemented in […]

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Business For Good | Social Enterprise

Over the last few decades, global wealth is estimated to have nearly doubled. Unfortunately, inequality has also increased. In other words, a small percentage of people have gained disproportionately.  Meanwhile, as the world gets ‘richer’ a significant number of the global population continues to be denied even the basics of food, housing, health and education. With increasing size and spread, there […]

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RightToRead – An Edtech Initiative Beyond Borders

An Edtech Initiative in Sierra Leone Schools to Improve English Reading and Comprehension. RightToRead, an edtech initiative, was initially implemented in Akhom School,Koidu, in academic year 2015-16.The initial pilot had 100 students from Junior Secondary School (JSS)1-3. This early effort was in partnership with LoveSierraLeone organization (LSL). Later in 2018, with support from The Casey Trust, the RightToRead program expanded […]

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RightToRead Helps Millions Learn English

In the nineties, while surveying over a hundred Government schools in urban Lucknow, we noticed that teacher absenteeism led to schools not being opened for 8 to 10 months a year. Our mission of empowering more children to learn English seemed bleak after seeing the state of the education system. However, things have changed since the nineties which makes our […]

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How ReadToMe Improved Her Spoken English

At EnglishHelper, we often travel to different parts of the country and meet people with truly exceptional stories. Here is Roopa’s story about her drive to improve her spoken English. Teacher : “Who do you love more? You mother or your father?” Roopa tries to answer, but something was holding her back. It was not her spoken English, a language she […]

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Empowering the Teacher

Technology can be an effective aid for teachers if used in the right way. As the crow flies, Bandhwari village is less than 12 km from Gurgaon. In Bandhwari, there are 643 children below six years, about 15 per cent of the total population of just over 4000 people. Agriculture is the main occupation and, compared to neighboring villages, Bandhwari […]

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Tech Know

Partur is a Municipal Council in Jalna district, Maharashtra. The Partur Municipal Council has a population of just over 35,000 and the literacy rate is lower than the state average. The main source of income is agriculture. The local Zilla Parishad High School at Partur has recently introduced technology enabled reading and comprehension platform and we were keen to observe […]

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Using the English Language to Bridge the Gap

When We Entered Nadia In Nadia you will find a crowded station, and even more crowded narrow streets where the only place to walk is in the middle of the road. On the way to school you will find many people playing carrom, and children chasing hens and goats. The roads are winding, surrounded by lush green fields and many […]

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