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With ReadToMe, Even Government School Students Will Speak English Fluently

Under the RightToRead initiative, ReadToMe has entered Himachal Pradesh and will now benefit children in 1,514 schools. As a result of this initiative, government school children will now be able to speak fluently in English, just like their counterparts in private schools. These schools have been offered ReadToMe for grades 6-10 as part of Phase 2 of ICT. This software […]

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A Software That Helps Children Learn English

As a part of the RightToRead initiative, ReadToMe is set to roll out in 1,00,000 Indian schools, covering at least 15 million children in 2018. ReadToMe is an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based software that has improved learning outcomes for an estimated one million Indian students across eight Indian States in 2016-17. This tool helps underprivileged children improve their written and spoken […]

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Digitizing Education Presents an Opportunity for 50 Million Indian Children to Break the English Reading and Comprehension Barrier

Over the last decade, surveys conducted across government schools in India have highlighted a significant gap in the reading and comprehension ability of students. In 2013, EnglishHelper launched an initiative RightToRead, with the objective of improving reading and comprehension skill of students in government schools using technology. By 2016, RightToRead had expanded to reach in excess of one million students […]

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Multi-Sensory Technology to Change the Way Millions Learn English

Over the last decade, surveys conducted across government schools in India have highlighted a significant gap in the reading and comprehension ability of students. In 2013, EnglishHelper launched an initiative RightToRead, with the objective of improving reading and comprehension skill of students in government schools using technology. By 2016, RightToRead had expanded to reach in excess of one million students […]

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Computers in the Classroom

Does technology have a role to play in improving learning outcomes for children in government schools in India? Evidence from Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya, Delhi, suggests that the answer is yes! Children from class VI have had their English language textbooks digitized and the content appears on the screen in front of them. However, what makes this classroom unusual is […]

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New Software Helps Underprivileged Kids Speak English the Right Way

Can technology-enabled learning prove to to helpful in teaching underprivileged children how to read, write and speak in English? Evidence from the Girls’ High School in Rezimental Bazaar in Secunderabad, Hyderabad, suggests that the answer is yes! Asha Kumari, who has 12 years of experience in teaching English to high school students, teaches children as they sit in the school’s […]

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Multi-Sensory Technology to Change the Way Millions Learn English

Over the last decade, surveys conducted across government schools in India have highlighted a significant gap in the English reading and comprehension ability of students. In 2013, EnglishHelper launched an initiative RightToRead, with the objective of improving reading and comprehension skill of students in government schools using technology. By 2016, RightToRead had expanded to reach in excess of one million […]

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E-Education Playing Professor Henry Higgins

As English is generally not spoken at home by most students in government schools, many of them have difficulty or are unconfident about speaking English, mainly because of issues with pronunciation. Outlook India’s article discusses how technology has the potential to address the problem of English language learning for children in government schools in India. “The rush of children borrowing […]

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One Million School Kids Learn English in Digitised Way

DNA India talks about the RightToRead initiative and says that it has revolutionised the way English language learning is being taught for nearly one million children in government-funded schools, across eight Indian states. These states include Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Punjab and West Bengal. EnglishHelper, a global company providing technology-enabled solutions to teach English, has developed an […]

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English (Win)glish: Using Technology to Improve Public Education

Today, anyone with the knowledge of English seems to have better job prospects, opportunities, and access to the world. In India, surveys have shown a gap between reading and English comprehension skills of students assessed in public schools. Can technology solve the deteriorating English learning outcomes at hand? Evidence from the MCD Boys School, Delhi, suggests that the answer is […]

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