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Technological School - Central Technological Institute
Escuela Tecnologica - Instituto Técnico Central (ETITC)

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 1994

The Technological School Central Technical Institute is a public institution of higher education of the National Order, under the Ministry of National Education.

Actually, the Institution has 18 higher education programs with qualified registration and an Industrial Technical Baccalaureate program.


Our mission is to form creative and competent people in the technical, technological and engineering areas, capables of solving problems through applied research.


We will be recognized as a competitive educational institution of technical training, technology and engineering, developing skills in the students in such way that they can bring innovation and change at industrial, social and environmental levels

Regular tasks

In addition to the general objectives set out in Title I, Chapter II of Law 30 of 1992 and article 5 of the General Education Law (Act 115 of 1994), are specific objectives and taks of the Central Technical Institute:

a. Contribute to the development, productivity and competitiveness of the country through the training of professionals in the areas of the Science, the Technic and the Technology.

b. Provide a public service of higher education in line with the principles, rights and duties required by the laws of the Republic.

c. Promote academic excellence at the different educational levels that the ETITC offers. The academic programs are credited under the National Accreditation System.

d. Articulate, the interrelationship of the programms of the ETITC with national levels of Primary and secondary school and Higher Education through different mechanisms, and academic procedures to increase the coverage, system efficiency, relevance and equity programs to provide access to knowledge to the poorest sectors of the population.

e. Provide extension and outreach programs that contribute to the personal promotion, continuing education, community development and technological and industrial development of the country.

f. Develope research, Innovation, Management and Technology Transfer programs and projects, under the SIN, as a basis for the solution of problems of the social, environmental and industrial sectors of the country, and for the generation of own technologies.

g. Provide support, advice and specialized consulting to industry and various social sectors, preserving academic and research autonomy.

h. Develope in Teachers high professional pedagogical and didactic skills, as leaders and facilitators of the teaching and learning processes.

i. Create teaching and learning environments equipped with appropriate technologies that support the development of creativity, research, innovation and technological development and pedagogical.

j. Encourage and strengthen the academic community (administrators, teachers, students, alumni and administrators) and promote their interaction with national and international counterparts.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
  Secondary focus
Developing knowledge
Primary focus
Developing and building capacities
  Secondary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
Primary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
  Secondary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
   Interested to learn
   Interested to learn
OER and Online Learning
   Interested to learn
Equity of access in TVET
Interested to lead
Gender equality in TVET
Interested to lead
Fostering entrepreneurship
Interested to lead
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
Interested to lead

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
  Moderately interested
Policy oriented projects
  Moderately interested
Knowledge development
Highly interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
  Moderately interested
With the Arab States
  Moderately interested
With Asia and the Pacific
  Moderately interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
Highly interested


Escuela Tecnologica - Instituto Técnico Central (ETITC)
Calle 13 No 16 - 74
barrio La Favorita (Centro)
111411 Bogota


local time now: ~09:49 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Rector Hermano Ariosto Ardila Silva

UNEVOC Coordinator
Doris Hernandez Dukova
International Relations Affairs

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UNEVOC Latin American Network Strengthens Ties
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