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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Global Applause for our Volunteers

On this, International Volunteer Day 2016, Camara Education would like to pay tribute to the dedication of our volunteers who enable us to deliver such value to our beneficiaries. Over 2,000 people have volunteered with Camara since 2005 which is phenomenal. The theme...

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The Impact on Teachers Using Technology for Education

Martha Yohannes was born in Addis Ababa. She received her Diploma from Kotebe TTC, taught at M.G Hayelom Araya primary school since 2008 and for the past year has been working as Principal of St. George Kindergarten and Primary school. ‘‘Here at the school, the first...

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International Youth Day 2016

Today marks International Youth Day, a day where we can focus on inspiring and empowering a young generation around the world. There is a greater need more than ever to invest in youth today. This year, International Youth Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for...

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Camara Education Annual Report 2015

Camara Education is delighted to announce the launch of our Camara Education Annual Report 2015  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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New shipment ready to Ethiopia

We have just finished loading our new shipment to Ethiopia. With the help of SalesForce Dublin team, we loaded 1,024 computers which are due to arrive in Ethiopia on July 4th. The volunteers spent the day in our workshop helping out with computer refurbishment and...

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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...

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The need for sustainable development.

John Fitzsimons, Camara Education CEO shares his thoughts on the importance of and need for sustainable development..... It is dark outside. I look out the window and wonder what is happening 36,000 feet below. We are passing over arguably the most controversial sea...

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How digital literacy has the power to unlock potential.

A blog from Camara Education CEO, John Fitzsimons. Neurosurgery. I can't remember if I ever had a conversation with anyone about it. Yet here I was in Ganjoni Primary School with Patience Kamuche talking about what she wants to do when she finishes school. Where do...

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Transforming an Education Through Digital Literacy

Over the next three weeks as part of a Gender Equality campaign by Camara Education, we will be sharing some inspiring stories and initiatives from our work abroad about how technology in the classroom has altered the lives of thousands of girls in disadvantaged...

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Tim’s African Diary – Part III

25th February – Trip to Jerusalem Primary School  The highlight today was visiting Jerusalem Primary School in Addis Ababa. More than 1,600 children go to school here every day, age 5 to 15, and the pupil teacher ratio is 80:1 You can imagine the reaction amongst...

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Tim’s African Diary – Part II

Tim's arrival in Africa was documented in his first blog on Tuesday, and since then he has paid a visit to our hub in Addis, before traveling to meet teachers and students in a local school...   February 23rd - First day at the office at the Camara Ethiopia hub....

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Tim’s African Diary – Part I

Tim Hurley, Camara's Fundraising Manager, left behind the lush plains of the Curragh and departed for Addis on Saturday. He will spend some time in Ethiopia before moving on to Kenya as part of a fact-finding trip, his first ever to Africa. The ever-adaptable...

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Camara’s Ethiopian Impact Would Fill Croke Park 4 Times

Camara hit a landmark number with the departure of our latest shipment. A container of 936 computers and monitors left Dublin today, bound for Ethiopia, which brings the total number of computers shipped to Ethiopia beyond the 15,000 mark. Each computer that is...

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