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Oxford University Press launches its REaD campaign

REaD campaign to foster a love of reading among children, launched by Oxford University Press (OUP) India on April 22 also witnessed a panel discussion on the importance of reading led by renowned educationalists, publishers, animators and writers. The engaging panel discussion was led by esteemed thought leaders such as Dr. Biswajit Saha, Director, Skill Education and Training, CBSE; Dr. …

Reading Print is learning

E-content is enjoyable, doesn’t contribute to learning. A sure way of driving children away from screens (devices) is getting them into habit of reading books.   Under Samagra Scheme, integrated scheme of school education that has subsumed SSA, RMSA and Teacher Education this year, schools are given Rs 20, 000 grant to buy books from National Book Trust (NBT) and …

Reading habits improve with mobile technology: Worldreader-Pearson study

According to findings of a study conducted over a period of two years in Delhi from 2015-17 by San Francisco-headquartered nonprofit organization, Worldreader (having operations in India as well) in association with Pearson India,  reading habits of parents and caregiver changed with access to a free mobile library of children’s books.  The benefits of reading to children from a young …

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