/Tag: Literacy

Breaking down barriers around literacy

2020-03-24T07:26:53+00:00November 29th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – 29 November 2019|

In the light of Scanning Pens’ recent announcement to invest £1mn in India, the company’s CEO explains their mission to help people overcome barriers to literacy skills and shares his plans for the Indian market. Highlights: Around 10 per cent of India’s population is dyslexic, with as many as 120 million Indians are potentially struggling – both in schools and in the workplace. Scanning Pens is the largest supplier of text scanners in the world – an innovative reading support [...]

Prince Charles backs new education bond for India

2018-12-04T08:16:07+00:00November 29th, 2017|2018/2017, Flagship Scheme, India Investment Journal January Edition, India Investment Journal November Edition, REWIND 2017, Year|

Charles, Prince of Wales threw his weight behind a new Education Development Impact Bond (DIB) for India during a recent tour of the country. A new $10-million DIB has been created by the British Asian Trust (BAT), founded by Charles, Prince of Wales to fight poverty in South Asia, and is designed to improve learning outcomes for thousands of marginalised children in India. The bond is intended as an innovative and sustainable social impact investment tool which will be tied in with [...]