Camara Ireland has been busy

It was a busy weekend for the Camara Ireland Team! From the schools programme, Nicole and Ben were in Thurles on Saturday, at the Limerick Institute of Technology, for the annual ICT in EDU conference. Attended by teachers from across the country, the conference had a... read more

Latest iMlango project update

By Changez Ndzai It is 7.30 am at Malindi Central Primary school. The temperatures started to rise and even though it’s early, I can see the pupils very determined, settled in their perspective classes revising their work. I am in Malindi, a tourist town located at... read more

Ten years, Ten lessons in ICT in Education

By John Fitzsimons, CEO of Camara Education   Over the last ten years, Camara Education has been working with nearly 4,000 schools in 11 countries helping them improve education using ICT. In a sector that is riddled with unsuccessful projects, we ourselves have... read more

Camara Education helping to reduce carbon footprints

We are reducing the carbon footprints of organisations every day through a refurbishment process, extending the life of hundreds of computers we receive daily. Every computer Camara reuses gives 21 children digital literacy. When reusing computers, 70% of the energy... read more

Girls using technology to outperform boys against all odds

On International Women’s Day, which marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity, Camara Education is excited to announce some notable achievements. For the past year Camara Zambia, with support from Irish Aid, is improving the learning environment for grade... read more

Story from the ground in Joy Belt School, Chingola, Zambia

A story from the ground – our Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, David, visits Joy Belt School in the Copperbelt province of Zambia. His account of his visit is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the ICT Teachers in the school, the school principal and the students themselves.

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Creating a digital culture in the classroom

By Changez Ndzai In its early days, the iMlango project began across four counties here in Kenya, which are the Kajiado, Makueni, Kilifi and Uasin Gishu counties. Travelling across these regions as part of the iMlango team was just an amazing experience for me. During... read more

Champions of Camara

Camara would not be where we are today if it wasn’t  for the efforts of our various supporters and followers. On November 12th we celebrated our 10 year anniversary and a decade of improved educational outcomes for children around the world. On this night we paid... read more

Using technology to transform how we teach

Technology in education can greatly improve a student’s classroom experience and offers them lifelong skills that they can take into today’s digital work. However, in order for students to really see the benefit from these digital learning systems, proper teaching... read more

Creating A Digital Environment In The Classroom

The latest insight into Camara Operations in Kenya by our dedicated volunteer, Changez Ndzai. Camara has long been committed to transforming education through the use of ICT (Information Communications Technology) systems and the impact we are having on communities... read more

How Technology Can Inspire Change

Nicola Burns is an Irish volunteer who recently has returned from a trip to Kenya having volunteered in a girls rescue centre with CARA Projects. While on her travels, Nicola visited a Camara Education school and she recounts her experience below: A family friend put... read more

A New Beginning for Digital Learning

Today the Irish government gave its biggest commitment to ICT in education by announcing a 5 year digital technology strategy for schools. Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan announced that the government plans to invest €210m in digital technology in schools, the... read more

World Teacher’s Day

Today is World Teacher’s Day. A day to honor those who make a big difference to education around the world. The world is moving towards digitalized e-learning and in order to avoid the digital divide, a teacher’s role will become more important than ever in a child’s... read more

Camara Education Annual Report 2014

Camara Education are delighted to announce the launch of our 2014 Annual Report. Camara Education is committed to closing the digital divide by improving education in disadvantaged communities around the world. In 2014, we delivered training to 4,299 educators and... read more

Women’s Equality Day: Investing in Empowerment

Today marks Women’s Equality Day, we have come a long way since the times when women didn’t have the right to vote, when it was laughable to think a woman could be president and while we are still making strides for equality in this world, there is still a lot of work... read more