Story Time From A Computer: Teaching English To Millions Across India With Technology

A computer program guides English classes across schools in eight Indian states to make teaching and learning the language easier with narration, picture definitions and direct translations. I was so scared of English when I was in school. There was no individual attention then, or when I started teaching. With the picture dictionary it’s easy to teach. I was so […]

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An AI-based Technology Solution Aiming to Solve the Literacy Challenge

A recent article published by Millennium Post assesses the impact of the RightToRead initiative in India. The article critically examines this technology-enabled program and how it is contributing to solving the problem of illiteracy.  A huge number of children around the globe still struggle with reading. Lack of infrastructure, qualified teachers, and supplementary resources place students from lower socio-economic backgrounds […]

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EnglishHelper & Schoolnet introduce Technology for English in Assam Schools!

The ‘RightToRead‘ initiative across thousands of government schools in India is expected to achieve a footprint of 100,000 schools EnglishHelper, an education technology company led by Sanjay Gupta, Chief Executive Officer (Global), former Chairman, American Express India has partnered with Schoolnet India Ltd to introduce AI technology for learning English in nearly 1000 schools in Assam across 25 districts reaching […]

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English Learning In The Times Of A Global Pandemic

A recent article published by The Education World (June 24, 2020) talks about the steps taken by non-governmental organizations to deal with the ‘debilitating impact’ of the global pandemic on the education system in the country. Dipta Joshi, the writer of the article, gets talking with Sanjay Gupta, Global CEO of EnglishHelper, to understand the response of the organization in […]

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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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Indian News and Times | English Language

Thought–Leadership Conference to Discuss and Deliberate on the Road Map for Technology Enabled English Language Learning in India Millions of children and youth across the country aspire to learn the English language. Can technology play a role in solving this problem effectively and efficiently? EnglishHelper partnered with IL&FS Education, to organize a thought-leadership conference on October 25th. Several global experts […]

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Afternoon Dispatch & Courier | 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 skills of students in government schools using technology. By 2016, RightToRead had […]

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