Business World | English Language

Every year in India over 12 million people enter the workforce. However, this level of growth is far greater than the expected levels of employment opportunities. Large sectors such as agriculture and manufacturing do not offer much hope in terms of employment opportunities for the large number of young people who are looking to begin their careers. This challenge is […]

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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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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 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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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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