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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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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Promising mid-term results from Irish Aid project in Zambia

In 2015 Camara began a two-year Irish Aid funded project in Zambia. This project focuses on improving educational outcomes for Junior Secondary girls and boys across three provinces - Copperbelt, Lusaka and Southern. It will achieve this by focusing on the new,...

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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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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...

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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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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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A 700km E-Waste Trip

Federica Malesardi, Camara's Operations Manager in Zambia, embarked on a 700km round-trip last week to collect some E-Waste from a school in the Copperbelt. She sent us this short blog recounting the journey. I went to the Copperbelt from Monday 16th to Friday 20th...

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Teacher Training in Zambia – Emmanuel’s Story

Emmanuel Michelo studies Adult Education at UNZA (University of Zambia), and also attends the CISCO IT Essentials course. He began an internship with Camara Zambia in Lusaka on Auguest 5th, which finishes this week. Over the past six weeks, Emmanuel has assisted...

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The Future of ICT Education in Zambia – Part II

Camara’s Zambia programme has thrived in the past few years thanks to the persistent efforts of our staff, the efficacy of our partnerships and the beneficial parallels that exist between Zambian education policy and our own goals as an organisation. Through a process...

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Camara and University of Zambia Launch Internship Programme

Interns and volunteers play a huge part in the success of Camara operations all around the world, be they in an office environment or in the workshop repairing and refurbishing computers. That tradition has recently been continued with a new initiative in Zambia....

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The Future of ICT Education in Zambia – Part I

The success of Camara’s efforts in Zambia in recent years has been contingent on a number of factors. Over the past few years, we have negotiated (and continue to negotiate) various obstacles that have hindered us in our goal to deliver 21st century skills to the...

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