Insights from a first time visitor to Africa

As Volunteer & Communications Manager I recently had the great pleasure of travelling to Ethiopia. I got to visit and talk with some students and teachers alike. Here is some of what they had to say. The children I met in Ethiopia fascinated me. They were equally...

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Parting thoughts from John, our outgoing CEO

As I finish my near eight year career with Camara Education, our wonderful communications team have asked me for one final blog. How can I possibly summarise into a short page what has been the greatest privilege of my professional career? I could talk about the work...

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TECHFÉILE 2018

Inspirational and celebratory day for the young people and educators who participate in the TechSpace Programme The first TechFéile event, took place at  Limerick School of Art & Design  on Friday 27 April 2018. The event centres around the Camara Education Ireland...

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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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