The article talks about the impact of the RightToRead program in Osmanabad, Maharashtra. The program has been implemented by EnglishHelper and Schoolnet. RightToRead team members, Shankar Singh and Mallikarjun Hippalgave, visited the Zilla Parishad government schools in Osmanabad on the 9th of March,2020.
RightToRead is an edtech initiative for English reading and comprehension mainly for (government) school children. The program aims at enabling English literacy with the deployment of multi-sensory reading and comprehension AI software – ReadToMe®. RightToRead focuses on integrating technology and education in the classroom. The program expects to benefit over 15 million students and empower two lakh teachers across Maharashtra.
The Dainik Divya Marathi article focuses on the implementation of the program in the district of Osmanabad in Maharashtra. In 2019, RightToRead was implemented in 397 schools in Osmanabad. The article mentions that schools in Osmanabad have been regularly using ReadToMe® software during their English class. In the second phase of the RightToRead implementation, 619 schools in Osmanabad will become a part of the program.
The RightToRead team interacted with the teachers who have been using the ReadToMe® software. The article mentions the interesting discussions and feedback sessions with the teachers.
The team also met Dr Ibrahim Nadaf, Principal of District Institute of Education and Continuous Professional Development, Osmanabad and Mr Birappa Shinde, Head of Department, English. The officers have been highly impressed by the software and shared their experience with the editor of the article.
Mr.Sanjay Kolte, CEO of Zilla Parishad, also interacted with the team. He recommended using the ReadToMe® software to all the teachers and officers in Osmanabad. While talking about the RightToRead program, the editor emphasizes the positive changes that public-private partnerships can bring to the education system.
RightToRead is impacting millions of lives by making English reading and comprehension accessible to students in government schools. This article highlights the incredible work being done at the ground level by the dedicated team implementing the program.
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