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 for International Volunteer Day 2016 is  #GlobalApplause – to give volunteers a […]

World Humanitarian Day 2016: Empowering Communities With Education

Today marks World Humanitarian Day, an annual reminder of the need to act to alleviate the suffering of poverty-stricken people around the world, to promote empowering stories and honour those around the globe who have helped to improve the livelihoods of disadvantaged people. World Bank data estimates the number of people living on under $1.25 a […]

Highlights from Camara Education’s 2016 Monitoring & Evaluation Survey

Results of each area, comparing 2014 to 2015

As part of the current strategic plan, Camara Education conducts an annual M&E exercise in order to assess the relevance, effectiveness, and impact of activities it carries out. The main purpose of the M&E exercise is to provide accurate information on the educational impact of Camara’s activities. Through Monitoring and Evaluation, Camara is able to measure […]

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 Sustainable Development. Camara Education is playing its role and […]

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 contributed to the making of the annual report, particularly our volunteers. 2015 was another […]

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, compulsory Computer Studies curriculum. This was introduced as an examinable subject at this […]

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 made many mistakes, however crucially we have learned fast and adapted quick. Camara […]

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 8 and 9 Zambian pupils using ICT. The first batch of results are now […]

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

Kids on the lab

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.

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 of current times, the Mediterranean. Previously most famous for holidaying, now for […]