Announcing the partnership between AMI and Camara Education to refurbish second-hand IT hardware for disadvantaged schoolchildren in Ireland and Africa are   Philip McMichael, AMI CEO and Jean Cox-Kearns, CEO of Camara Education

IT recycling firm AMI has signed a three-year deal with Camara Education that will see the company collect, process and refurbish equipment for Camara(...)

President Michael D Higgins, and his wife, Sabina, with Caitlyn Melia and Jake Anderson, students at St Patrick’s national school in Chapelizod, John Fitzsimons of Camara and Edel Gormley, acting principal of the school. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As President Michael D Higgins walked through the square schoolroom in St Patrick’s national school in Dublin’s Chapelizod, Caitlyn Melia (9) was writ(...)

Since the launch of “Schools IT 2000” in 1997, the first government initiative to integrate ICT into our classrooms, success in this area has eluded the Irish education system

The Government has just launched the National Digital Strategy for Schools, a five-year plan from 2015 to 2020. It expresses an admirable vision but i(...)

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After a successful paid internship with Twitter, which she found online, politics graduate Sara MacNamara is enthusiastic about the benefits: “Inte(...)