Camara Education’s latest innovative partnership will see the organisation provide an online interactive learning platform for teachers in 250 schools across Tanzania. The iKnowledge project is a sustainable educational platform funded by the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Space Programme (IPSP) and powered by Avanti’s leading satellite technology that will create an invaluable learning opportunity to thousands of communities in Tanzania. Infinity Africa Network Ltd will also act as service provider for the setup of satellite internet on the project.

iKnowledge partners will equip teachers in up to 250 schools in rural and underserved areas of Tanzania with a learning-focused ICT infrastructure for classrooms – including satellite internet access. Camara will provide sought-after training to teachers in support of their integration of ICT into teaching and learning practices – Camara Education Tanzania will lead this valuable

Students at Msasani Secondary School in Tanzania

Students at Msasani Secondary School in Tanzania

implementation

Justin Keane, CEO Camara Education Tanzania: “ iKnowledge allows Camara to further its goal in Tanzania of poverty reduction through high-quality, technology-enhanced learning interventions. Camara Education Tanzania looks forward to delivering 21st Century skills to teachers in Tanzania through this valuable partnership.”

The year-long project sets out to provide long term, measurable benefits to teachers in Tanzania. iKnowledge will improve quality levels of teaching in rural and remote areas in core curriculum subjects, alongside advancing teachers’ digital literacy skills through a sustainable training model.

John Fitzsimons, CEO Camara Education: “This is a hugely exciting opportunity for Camara to work with formidable organisations such as Avanti Communications and the UK Space Agency on this special project. We are delighted to bring our significant experience working in ICT in Education in Tanzania to bear on the design and delivery of this project. On a personal note, I am delighted that 250 schools in the country in which I lived for two years, will benefit from the integration of ICT like so many western schools have.”