as we near our 7th Graduation we look back to some of the milestones achieved in the last one year.

  1. Successful Greening TVET workshop in October 2017 where 40 TVET staff from 4 African
    countries were trained as Green Champions.
  2. Hosting World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) celebrations in collaboration with the
    directorate of Vocational and Technical Training, Ministry of Education in July 2017.
  3. Release of the first edition of a book that was co-authored by the Principal, Dr. Edwin Tarno, Prof. John Simiyu, Dr. Kisilu Kitainge (University of Eldoret) and Agnes Rono (RVTTI) entitled “Emerging Trends and Challenges of TVET in Sub Saharan Africa”, ISBN 9789966105639. June 2017.
  4. Successfully hosted the 6th RVTTI International conference and are currently preparing the
    online version of the third Africa Journal of TVET (Afri-TVET).
  5. Launched an innovation award for students in TVET both in Kenya and Africa and a Greening TVET award for TVET practitioners in the region. In July 2017 we awarded 2 students for innovation, one from Technical University of Mombasa and one from RVTTI.
  6. Installation of new training equipment in the workshops – Computer Numerical Controlled
    (CNC) lathe and milling machines and smart classrooms.
  7. Improved healthcare facilities by refurbishing and expanding the premises and purchasing
    new diagnostic laboratory equipment
  8. Up scaling greening the campus by installation of solar street lights and solar water heaters in the main kitchen, 1 Food and Beverage training kitchen and 2 hostels.
  9. Installation of water treatment works to ensure uninterrupted supply of water to the Institute
  10. Achieved position one in the Africa Tech Challenge (ATC) season III, in 2016 Awarded first runners-up in Champions of Governance education sector champions award 2016
  11. In December 2016 declared a UNESCO-UNEVOC network member and awarded a certificate as UNEVOC center.
  12. In June 2017 among the first public organizations and among the top 20 firms in Kenya to
    successfully transit from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 QMS standard.
  13. Successfully mentored the construction and opening of 8 new TTIs, 5 complete and 3 on course.