Thanks for taking the time to reply.
> and further how to train them to train people so that the
> education doesn't stop when the Irish people return home.
Yes, that's what I was getting at, teaching a man to fish and all that:)
I'll use the camara mailing list for any other non technical queries
> Phil Bradley wrote:
>>>> Firstly, thanks for all the great work your organisation has put it so
>> far, it looks very impressive. I'll be making a least a hardware donation.
>>>> I have a couple of questions about the teaching (I hope no-one objects
>> to the conversation taking place on-list)
>>>> 1. Are the attendees of these labs typically students acquiring the
>> skills for themselves or teachers being trained to pass on the skills
>> (not that I've a problem with either, just curious)?
>> 2. What sort of selection process is used for selecting attendees?
>> 3. Do you have any feedback (formal or informal) on how well the skills
>> translate into a MS environment (or do they need it to)?
>> 4. Do you think that it might be useful/feasible to offer developer
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>>>>>>>> Hester Jackman wrote:
>>> *What are you doing this summer???*
>>>>>> *Africa Teaching Trip with Camara 2009 *
>>>>>> Camara is a registered Irish Charity staffed primarily by volunteers. Our
>>> mission is to enhance the educational system in Africa by using Irish
>>> technology resources. All our computers we send out use Linux as the
>>> operating system and are loaded up with edubuntu software.
>>>>>> Each year a group of Camara volunteers travel to the computer labs and
>>> that Camara have set up in a growing number of African countries, to
>>> basic and advanced ICT skills.
>>>>>> In July 2009 Camara will be sending volunteers to teach in our
>>> EDU-Labs in
>>> schools across Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and
>>> Zambia. Volunteers will teach introductory computer Hardware and Software
>>> skills in schools and educational institutions over a four week period.
>>>>>> Volunteering abroad with Camara gives you that chance to get involved
>>> with a
>>> local community in Africa, it is a great opportunity to share and pass on
>>> some of your own skills.
>>>>>> I am pleased to announce that information and applications are now
>>> available, please follow this link
>>>http://www.camara.ie/volunteer/africa09/index.php for our online
>>> and further details of the trip.
>>>>>> Africa 08 volunteers wrote a blog about their experience, go to
>>>http://camara.ie/blog/ to read some of their stories or look at their
>>>>>> Further information is available on our website at, www.camara.ie but
>>> if you
>>> have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me
>>>hester at camara.ie>>>>>> I look forward to hearing from you.
>>>>>> Kind regards
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