May 14, 2015

Being the Best to Get a Great Job!

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Every year, Catherine Ricciardi comes to Arusha, generally in March, to provide KIITEC students with her famous presentation on “ How to Be The Best to Get a Great Job”. Our students love it!

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September 26, 2014

6th Graduation Ceremony at KIITEC

The 6th Graduation ceremony took place on Friday september 26th 2014. In front of the Guest of Honour, the management and the teaching staff, 21 students received their NTA 6 Diploma, a National award, recognizing their three year academic successes with KIITEC. The 110 students of Year 1, Year 2 and 3 attended the ceremony along with their parents, extended familly and friends , in a joyfull and friendly atmosphere, with music , songs and dances prepared and delivered by the students on the Institute campus. The Guest of Honour was his Excellence Marc Basseporte, Honorary Consul of France in Arusha region. Were also attending, Mr. Jean-Pierre Acquadro, President of ADEI, and Mr. Francis Brochon, President of FTE, the Foundation for Technical Education.

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December 4, 2013

KIITEC Recognized With Full NACTE Accreditation Status Certificate at Official Ceremony


Last week, KIITEC’s Principal Onesmo Matei, was invited to the National Conference for Rectors and Principals of Institutes and Colleges Regulated by NACTE to represent KIITEC in its accreditation accomplishments. Honourable Dr. S.J. Kawambwa (MP), the Minister of Education and Vocational Training of Tanzania presented the Accreditation Status Certificate to Mr. Matei during the official ceremony.

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November 28, 2013

KIITEC Trainer Successfully Awarded Internationally Recognised Certificate for the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Sector


Mr. Omari Abdallah, an Assistant Teacher at KIITEC, was successfully awarded the Galileo Master Certificate by the European Energy Committee (EEC) this November. Over the past few months, Mr. Omari has been working hard through distance learning courses to upgrade his skills in Solar Photovoltaic and Solar Water Heating.

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November 19, 2013

Intern Recounts Experiences From West To East Africa


With her internship officially over, Nene Ananaba took some time out of her schedule to share with us her experiences with ADEI and of course her once in a life time journey to Tanzania. Check out the interview below to hear her story.

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October 7, 2013

Female KIITEC Graduate Receives Top Marks


For the first time in KIITEC’s history, a female graduate was recognized with top marks in the graduating class and was honoured to address her classmates as the valedictorian during the ceremony. We had the opportunity to speak with 23 year old valedictorian Mathan Belium and asked her about her experiences at KIITEC. Read her interview below.

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September 11, 2013

KIITEC Principal Invited As Keynote Speaker At Inaugural Conference On TVET In Mombasa, Kenya

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The Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutions (KATTI), in collaboration with the Kenyan Ministry of Education hosted its first East African Regional Conference on TVET under the theme “The Role of TVET in the Development Agenda of Africa”. The event took place from August 25th – 30th, 2013 at the Sai Rock Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya.

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September 2, 2013

Electrical Training Volunteer Shares Experiences From Tanzania


Ravi Bhushan Singh recently teamed up with Schneider Electric and ADEI to provide volunteer services in Electrician Training at KIITEC, in Arusha, Tanzania. Read about his experiences below.

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August 28, 2013

Successful Training Mission Accomplished at KIITEC

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From the 1st to the 15th of July, 2013, KIITEC hosted ADEI’s President -Jean Pierre Acquadro,ADEI volunteer-Girier Loup and a volunteer from ADEI’s partner, Schneider Electric Teachers, Ravi Bhushan Singh (from India).

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July 2, 2013

A new member of Team ADEI


Hailing from Nigeria, Nene Ananaba has hit the ground running as ADEI’s newest intern. As the first month comes to a close we thought we’d check in with her to learn about her motivations to join ADEI and her first impressions.

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December 13, 2012

Donated Solar Kit Provides Light for Masai Primary School

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As part of the series of events taking place during the Open Door Days at KIITEC, a special journey to the Olmekeke Masai village was completed to deliver a solar panel kit for the local inhabitants. This gift provided light to the classrooms in the local primary school and a cell phone battery charger available to the villagers.

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December 7, 2012

Inaugural KIITEC Open Door Days Deemed A Great Success

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From November 19th – 29th, 2012, KIITEC hosted it's inaugural Open Door Days in Arusha, Tanzania. Hosted by KIITEC’s partners, Schneider Electric, FTE, ADEI and Power Technics the event was organized to share good practices and encourage a practical, relevant and high-quality learning experience to students interested in developing a career in the technical field. With over 100 participants, the Open Door Days event was deemed a great success!

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December 1, 2012

Institute to drill experts in solar, wind powered energy

Driven by the limited number of experts in solar and wind power technology, an Arusha-based technological institute is set to come up with a special training package for local students to be able to install and maintain renewable energy facilities.

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November 5, 2012

KIITEC Graduate Honoured At Awards Ceremony in Recognition of his Exemplary Teaching Service

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On Saturday, November 3, 2012 KIITEC Graduate George Mcharo received a special award for his exemplary performance as a Physics and Information and Computer Technology teacher at the School of St. Jude in Arusha, Tanzania. Mcharo is the first teacher in St. Jude’s 10-year history to receive such an award, and was praised by the administration as an incredibly bright and dedicated teacher who is helping to change the lives of so many young students interested in science and technology.

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September 18, 2012

KIITEC's 4th Graduation Ceremony, A Celebration To Be Remembered


On Friday, September 14th, 51 students were awarded their diplomas and certificates at KIITEC to recognize their academic successes. Under a tent constructed just for the occasion, KIITEC staff and students welcomed family, extended family and friends to celebrate together in KIITEC’s courtyard.

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July 3, 2012

Student Recruitment Underway!


It’s that time of year again at KIITEC! A new batch of eager students are working toward gaining acceptance into KIITEC’s next round of technical education programmes. Throughout the next couple of months, a select panel comprising KIITEC’s principal, senior teachers and European volunteers will undergo recruitment evaluation assessments, as outlined in ADEI's quality control plan, to determine next year’s class of technicians in training.

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June 29, 2011

A 14 member team from the vocational training sector in Kenya visit KIITEC

The team visit KIITEC and the principal of the institute, informed the team of the need for regulating authorities and curriculum developers to involve stake holders including the industries, teachers and private training institutions and to ensure that the vocational training curriculum is relevant to the industry needs.

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May 9, 2011

Schneider Electric reçoit l’oscar ADMICAL du Mécénat d’entreprise.

Depuis plus de trente ans, ADMICAL organise les Oscars du mécénat d’entreprise, qui récompensent des entreprises françaises ou implantées en France pour leur politique de mécénat originale et exemplaire en faveur de tous les domaines de l’intérêt général. En 2003, la Fondation Schneider Electric recevait déjà l’Oscar ADMICAL du Mécénat d’entreprise.

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December 2, 2010

Soutien au programme de formation KIITEC en Tanzanie

Ces vingt dernières années, la révolution des nouvelles technologies a creusé le fossé entre les pays industrialisés et les pays émergents d'Afrique. L'importation de ces technologies en Afrique a entraîné des problèmes de maintenance insolubles.

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July 10, 2010

Tanzania : KIITEC Awards Best Students

Arusha — Suye-based Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications Electronics and Computers (KIITEC) last week awarded a total of US Dollars 4,000 to its best performing students.

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