Amar Ujala | Spoken English

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 improve their spoken English, just like their counterparts in private schools. These schools have been offered ReadToMe for grades […]

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Indian Education Diary | English Language

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 […]

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NRI News 24/7 | 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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Business Standard | English Language

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. What makes this […]

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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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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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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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