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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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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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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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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How ReadToMe® is Achieving English Literacy in SDMC Schools | EdTech Reading and Comprehension Software

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 the academic year 2017 – 18.  EnglishHelper conducted assessments across grades 3 to 5, covering […]

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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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An EdTech Revolution in Maharashtra- RightToRead Initiative

The RightToRead Journey Began in Maharashtra with 125 Schools in 3 Districts: The Beginning Of An EdTech Revolution In 2014, the RightToRead program was launched in 3 districts of Maharashtra. The initial pilot of this ed-tech project was implemented in partnership with Social Empowerment and Economic Development Society (SEEDS) in 125 schools of Aurangabad, Beed, Jalna. This was a stepping […]

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