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Learning Together-Read to Kids Partner Trainings

On 8th, 11th and 12th April, CKS, in collaboration with Worldreader conducted training workshops with Katha, Society for All Round Development (SARD) and Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust (HLFPPT). The preceding workshop held on the 4th April workshop officially launched … Continue reading

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Let the reading begin! Read to Kids Kick-Off Workshop

On 4th April, CKS and Worldreader hosted a workshop to officially kick off the pilot year of the ‘Read to Kids’ project. Over the past six months, CKS has been conducting formative research to better understand reading attitudes and behaviors … Continue reading

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EGRIC Dialogues: Participant Speak II

The READ Alliance launched EGRIC 2015 to discover, develop and scale early grade reading innovations for primary school children in India. As a part of this, Innovation Workshops were organised across four cities to raise awareness about EGRIC 2015 and … Continue reading

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Using Mobile Phones to Encourage Reading

Recent research shows that the first three years of a child’s life greatly impact their lifelong skills acquisition and development. Just as access to healthcare and good nutrition results in a child’s healthy growth and development, the number of words … Continue reading

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Mapping Appropriate Story Content For Children

CKS is working on a project which looks into early reading for children in India between the age group of 0 to 6 years. Our research is aimed towards understanding reading behaviours, perceptions around reading out loud to children at … Continue reading

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Morphological Awareness: The underrated contributor to reading ability

When one thinks about early grade reading, the image that usually comes to mind is that of children trying to ‘decode’ or ‘sound out’ some text. As obvious as it may seem, it is important to remind ourselves that the … Continue reading

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Innovating for Reading: Ideas from the Innovation Workshop in Mumbai

Did you miss READ Alliance’s Mumbai workshop? Scroll down to see the ideas generated. These are quick ideas that participants generated when they were asked to develop solutions that could help improve the current Early Grade Reading Scenario in India. … Continue reading

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When READ express TRAvels!

How much can change from one city to another when you are offering the same service/objective preposition. We started from Delhi, then to Mumbai and moved to Bangalore, covering three cities in 10 days; carrying standees (those who carry would … Continue reading

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What Read Alliance Got Right!

  So here is what  Meeta Sengupta who is an educator and advisor specializing in business  education has to say about The Innovation Workshops organized by Read Alliance in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore: “Beyond the din of the elections and teachers being sent off … Continue reading

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Bengaluru Rockers

25th  April, 2014, Pixel A – Block: New territory! READ Alliance had never ventured into the silicon city before. The team had no idea how the workshop would shape up. By 10 am the exhibits were up, chairs arranged, Ideation … Continue reading

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