As we celebrate our 7th Graduation, we look back to the last one year and the milestones that we have achieved. The following are a summary of the major 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
  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, 1 male and 1 female;
  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
  11. Awarded first runners-up in Champions of
    Governance education sector champions
    award 2016
  12. In December 2016 declared a UNESCO-UNEVOC
    network member and awarded a certificate as
    UNEVOC center.
  13. 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.
  14. Successfully mentored the construction and
    opening of 8 new TTIs, 5 complete and 3 on