Dr. Bill Thies is a researcher in the Technologies for Emerging Markets Group at Microsoft Research India. His paper on Measuring the Learning Benefits of Electronic Teaching Aids in Low-Resource Classrooms is an impact study on CLT e-Patashale
Earlier this year, CLT has engaged services of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (TISS) to conduct impact studies for its initiatives in Rajasthan. With an intent to ensure performance and that impact metrics are in place right from day one, TISS's expertise and services in the Rajasthan project will add measurable value to reflect the rigor of the e-Patashale Program and its success in the underserved space.
CLT, Menda Foundation and Selco have partnered with Gray Matters to do evaluation and monitoring, to include Baseline and Endline for both Controlled Group and Treatment Group, for several DIstricts. This exercise is in progress.