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 Saturday, January 30, 2010

 

Google has decided to promote literacy through the Google Literacy Project. The website is dedicated to literacy integrating Google’s book, blogs, video and map services to help teachers and educational organizations communicate effectively. This new project stems from the desire to spread knowledge, says Nikesh Arora, vice president of Google's European operations, "Google's business was borne out of a desire to help people find information." In its quest for literacy Google has got several partnerships with LITCAM, UNESCO and several others. Google has invited people all over world to share their projects, videos, blogs etc related to literacy, the largest collection submitted initially was the videos from project 'same language subtitling' (India).