India

Technology and Mother-Tongue Literacy in Southern India

Author: 
Wagner, D., Daswani, C.J., Karnati, R.
Date of publication: 
Wed, 2010-12-01

Technology and Mother-Tongue Literacy in Southern India: Impact Studies among Young Children and Out-of-School Youth

The present research began with one main question: How can new technologies
be effective for poor and illiterate children and youth in developing countries?

Literacy and Social Change: From a Women's Perspective Mi Shiknar: I Will Learn

Author: 
Samant, Ujwala
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

The demand for literacy by women from the Bombay slums, the reasons for this event, and an analysis of

The Role of Literacy Training in NGO's Efforts to Improve the Self-Sufficiency of Rural Indian Women

Author: 
Park, Rosemarie,J
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

In third world countries the role of women in economic development is being recognized as
crucial. This role is increasing recognized by the World Bank and other international development
agencies. In India improving the literacy rate among rural women is included as a major goal in

'Bridges to the Future Initiative' completes two-year ICT for basic education effort with dramatic success

Author: 
BFI
Date of publication: 
Tue, 2007-01-09

Initially launched by the Government of Andhra

Pradesh in 2004, the Bridges to the Future Initiative (BFI) is a landmark for

education in the State. Under this initiative, the International Literacy Institute (ILI), at

the University of Pennsylvania (USA), and in partnership with Byrraju Foundation, IIIT

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