Training Institution for Technical Instruction (TITI)
Training Institute for Technical Instruction (TITI) as lead agency traces its beginning back to 1991 and was established as national institute with the assistance of the Swiss Government, the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC) through Swisscontact, the Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation. TITI programs and services are mandated by an Act of the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT), Nepal. TITI's vision is to become a “CENTER OF EXECELLENCE” for TEVT trainers and managers training in developing countries in Asia. The mission of TITI is to “improve the quality of technical education and vocational training in Nepal.”
TITI has four departments for its smooth operation: Research & Development, Training, Marketing and Administration department. The training department has 4 Programs – Instruction, Management, Curriculum Development and Community Development. Altogether a total staff of 54 is working at present for TITI. The staffs of TITI are highly qualified and experienced in technical/vocational education and training system. TITI faculties hold the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) in Education; Master in Workforce Education, Sociology, Resource Management, Business Administration, Engineering subjects, Science and Arts subjects; Bachelors in Education, Engineering etc. from various institutions of USA, UK, Australia, CIS countries (former USSR), Philippines, India and Nepal.
TITI has trained more than 10,000 instructional, managerial and curriculum people from various countries: Albania, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, India, Indonesia, Kosovo, Mali, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, Switzerland, Uganda, Vietnam and Zimbabwe. TITI has provided Technical Education and Vocational Training consultancies and other services to Technical Cooperation-Federal Republic of Germany (GTZ), Department for International Development (DFID), Netherlands Development Organization (SNV), International Labor Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), SOS, National Center for Educational Development (NCED) and other national/international organizations in Nepal and abroad.
TITI provides various training programs. Some of the major training programs are:
• Training of Trainers (TOT)
• DACUM (Developing a curriculum)
• Instructional Media Development
• Training Needs Assessment -TNA
• Active Learners Methodology
• Job and Task Analysis
• Management skills
• Community Based Needs Assessment
• Supervision of Instruction
• Community Facilitation
• Strategic and Operational Planning
• Foundation of Community Development
• Project Monitoring and Evaluation
• Technology Based Instructional Delivery
• Conflict Management and Peace Building
TITI won the “Knowledge Management ‘Oscar’ 2005” award for the successful Skill Card System from Switzerland and Special Commendation Prize for “Innovative Training Practices 2005-06” from the Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD), India.
More information on the Project can be obtained from the Project website (www.titi.org.np) or visit firstname.lastname@example.org