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Pocket News Alert | Learn English

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 […]

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Outlook India | English Language

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. […]

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DNA India | Learn English

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. The RightToRead initiative helps […]

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The Bastion | Learning English

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 help in learning English and solve the deteriorating English learning outcomes at […]

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The Statesman | English Language

Software Solution to Improve the English Language in Gujarat Weakness in understanding the English language is a problem for poor children in government schools in Gujarat. Children from economically deprived sections of society in Gujarat are not introduced to the English alphabet until the fifth grade. What then is the best way to help improve English language comprehension amongst these […]

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The Hindu | English Language

RightToRead Initiative Gets Under Way in City Schools According to a survey conducted by the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), more than 50% of students in Standard V cannot read Standard II textbooks. What then can be done to improve the English comprehension standards and English Language skills of students in Government schools in India? RightToRead is an initiative […]

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RightToRead Initiative Gets Under Way in City Schools Despite our preference with the English language as a nation, its proficiency among government school children is low. According to the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), a survey conducted by Pratham Education Foundation, more than 50% of students in government schools cannot read English at a very basic level. What then […]

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The Hindu | Learn English

Reading, Not Daydreaming Anymore Can digital technology help students in government schools learn English? Evidence from the Corporation Girls School in Puliyakulam, Tamil Nadu suggests that the answer is yes! Thanks to the RightToRead initiative, the white screen, projector and computer have replaced the blackboard, chalk and duster. Their textbook’s content has been fed into the ReadToMe software and the […]

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The Telegraph India | Spoken English

The New English Channel Can technology-enabled learning prove to be a ray of hope for India’s reading challenge? Evidence from Cossipore Institute in West Bengal suggests that information, communication and technology (ICT) can play a critical role in improving Indian youth’s written and spoken English. Cossipore Institute is one of the 769 government and aided schools using ICT to teach […]

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Teaching India’s Children English with Read-To-Me Software

In India, roughly 70% of the population does not speak English. However, learning English skills; reading, writing and speaking is considered essential for the path to success. What then is the best way for over a 150 million children to learn English when they have such limited opportunity to do so? Sanjay Gupta, CEO and Managing Director of EnglishHelper, believes […]

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