UNESCO Mobile Learning Week

The last week in March was a busy one in Camara Education with Steven, our Head of Income and Partnerships, and Mathieu, our Head of Education, travelling to UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. The conference, held in UNESCO headquarters, is an opportunity for...

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Demissew Bekele

Demissew became the Chief Advisor of Camara Ethiopia in 2011, and prior to this, was instrumental in Camara’s establishment in Ethiopia. He worked for the Ministry of Education for over 38 years, mostly within the Educational Media Agency (EMA), as a radio producer,...

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Highlights from our 2016 M&E exercise

In 2016, Camara Education worked with 1,031 schools, trained 7,816 educators and distributed over 10,600 computers. As a result, 225,542 learners were impacted through our Social Enterprise activities. Camara Education recently conducted a monitoring and evaluation...

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The Importance of Teaching Coding

With the advent of the upcoming Africa Code Week (ACW) which is going to be rolling out across the African continent, we wanted to give you a glimpse of the reasons why Camara Education Ethiopia is keen on its implementation within Ethiopia and how it‘s partnering...

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Camara’s Impact on Education in Ethiopia

With the advent of newer and better technology in the education sector coming through to schools and classrooms across the world, Camara Education has been at the forefront in implementing simple technologies to improve education sectors in some of the most challenged...

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Camara Education Annual Report 2016

Camara Education is delighted to announce the launch of our Camara Education Annual Report 2016 detailing some of our biggest landmarks and partnerships from the last year as well as some inspiring stories from home and overseas. Many thanks to everyone who...

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Camara teams up with Google

Camara’s ambitious plans to empower 3 million disadvantaged students supported by Google.org €560,000 grant to fund outreach in 70 schools in Ireland and Kenya Monday, 26th June 2017:  Camara Education, the Irish NGO which recently announced ambitious plans to...

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Camara Education Advisory on Ransomware Attack

The worldwide impact of the WannaCry Ransomware attack is a stark reminder of the need to ensure all systems are updated regularly.       How does this threat effect me?   What else do I need to do to minimise the threat? The attack spreads through email. So think...

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Journey to Africa – Part 2

In the second of a series of blogs written by journalist Jamie Ball on a recent trip to Africa on behalf of Camara Education read on for a synopsis of his time in Kenya.   After almost a week in Kenya with Camara Education, which is the more memorable image to emerge...

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Coding and creativity collide

Coding and creativity collide: Young people to take on robotics, electronics and the arts in major new nationwide initiative. National Youth Council, Camara Education Ireland and Science Foundation Ireland join forces to bring STEM skills to young people all over...

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Journey to Africa – Part 1

This blog is one of a series of four,  written by Jamie Ball, a freelance journalist who travelled to Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania on behalf of Camara Education.  Being of a generation that chiefly, but misleadingly, associates Ethiopia with famine, it being referred...

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iKnowledge Phase 2

We are delighted to say that Phase 2 of iKnowledge in Tanzania is well underway. iKnowledge is a collaborative technology-enhanced learning project which aims to increase the capacity of district education officers, head teachers and teachers across 25 regions of...

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