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READ Alliance is a new approach towards developing a partnership that will bring together the public, private and not for profit sectors in inventive and imaginative ways in order to address the early reading challenge. Through our multi-stakeholder platform, we foster and support innovation-driven and user-centric approaches to unlock a child’s reading potential.

Problem

Problem

Reading during the early juncture of life enhances and stimulates intellectual development, harbouring scholastic achievements for all round development in a child. The ASER 2014 shows that only 48.1% of children in Grade 5 can read text from Grade 2 level and almost 40% of children in Grade 3 still cannot read simple words. The challenge is to develop reading skills as well as interest and to understand that the two are not mutually exclusive.

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on-reading

On reading

One of the major goals of READ Alliance is to build a multi-stakeholder alliance of entities working towards improved early reading in the country. Towards that end, we have created a repository of reading interventions that are developing and implementing solutions to address different challenges of reading through tailored programs that offer training and support for teachers, guardians, schools and communities.

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Innovation Challenges

READ Alliance defines ‘innovation’ broadly to include novel business or organisational models; operational or production processes; technologies; or services that lead to substantial improvements in reading outcomes and address such challenges. We partner with diverse grassroots, for-profit organisations…

 

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