August2016


Building Teacher Skills Through Rigorous & Long-term Teacher Training Workshops & Support



Building Teacher Skills Through Rigorous & Long-term Teacher Training Workshops & Support

Literacy levels have been persistently low in some areas with high concentration of tribal population in Thane district of Maharashtra. Learning difficulties for these children stem from lack of exposure to a literate environment, difference in home language (tribal languages) and curricular language (Marathi), and inconsistent academic input due to seasonal migration. Some of these […]

7 Digital Reading Interventions Leading the Future of EdTech



7 Digital Reading Interventions Leading the Future of EdTech

Research has time and again highlighted how meaningful learning starts with strong reading skills. Children who do not learn to read at an early age find it increasingly difficult to “absorb printed information, follow written instructions, or communicate well in writing” which impedes their performance in higher grades, often culminating in early dropout from schools […]

The Path to Joyful Reading



The Path to Joyful Reading

The excitement was palpable in the auditorium filled with principals who were convened with a single purpose: to work towards improving the reading skills of their students. The  principals from 90 schools gathered together to support the launch of the Joyful Reading project in government schools in rural Tamil Nadu, and the introduction of an […]

The best of READ talks 2016 – Key highlights



The best of READ talks 2016 – Key highlights

READ Alliance, a project that aims at nurturing and promoting early grade reading in India by supporting promising  innovations hosted its first ever READtalks, a discussion platform to share thoughts, solutions and spark conversations around early grade reading. The landscape of education in India is changing very dramatically. If only a decade ago we were […]