ORT is one of the largest non-governmental education and training organizations in the world. The ORT network extends to more than 50 countries and trains 290,000 students annually. It is a not-for-profit organization, which meets the educational, and manpower training needs of contemporary society. It maintains a non-sectarian, non-political position in its education and training provision.
ORT builds schools, develops curricula, sets up laboratories, develops high-tech educational systems, produces hardware, software and courseware and other teaching aids and publications. It conducts its own educational research and acts as consultant to many other institutions, including government bodies. ORT co-operates with industry and is supported by an international membership in excess of a quarter of a million people.
The aim of ORT’s educational programs, throughout the world, is to give its students the best possible preparation for their future. This preparation includes education to help them become citizens who will make a positive contribution to their society, focused training to enable them to undertake worthwhile and fulfilling careers, and the knowledge that will give them an understanding and appreciation of their Jewish heritage.
ORT’s mission is to work for the advancement of Jewish people through training and education; to provide communities wherever they are, with the skills and knowledge necessary to cope with the complexities and uncertainties of their environment; to foster economic self-sufficiency, mobility and a sense of identity through use of state-of-the-art technology.
Through International Cooperation programmes, ORT supports non-sectarian economic and social development in under-developed parts of the world, with vocational training and the provision of technical assistance.
- Technology Education in Secondary School
- Initial and secondary vocational training
- Professional education and in-service training in ICT domain
- Professional development of teachers
- Support of national Jewish education
- ICT in Education