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Open Distance and eLearning (ODeL)

To enhance the provision of flexible and blended programmes, the Open Distance and eLearning department was established and operationalized in May 2014 in line with KTTC Strategic Plan of 2012-2017. The department facilitates other departments within the college to develop and implement open, distance and e-learning courses. In addition, the department offers short courses and consultancy services to our clients.

ODeL Mandate


  • Manage the KTTC eLearning platform
  • Set up and coordinate training at satellite campuses
  • Collaborate with industry and development partners
  • Coordinate design of instructional content
  • Coordinate development of interactive print and online content
  • Coordinate tutoring of Open Distance and e-Learning courses
  • Monitor and evaluate implementation of Open Distance and e-Learning courses
  • Quality assure content developed for Open Distance and e-Learning courses
  • Carry out research on Open Distance and e-Learning

ODeL Vision Statement

  • To be a premier provider of Open, Distance and eLearning Programmes

ODeL Mission Statement

  • To provide quality training through flexible and blended approaches


ODeL Core Values

  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Professionalism and Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Quality Service Delivery
  • Diligence and Commitment to Duty
  • Non-discrimination
  • Efficiency and Timeliness
  • Flexibility in Service Delivery


ODeL Steering Committee


Hilda Omwoyo

Chair (Deputy Principal, Academic Affairs)

Robert Okinda

Vice Chair (HOD Open, Distance & eLearning)

James Kimwomi              

Secretary (D/HOD Open, Distance & eLearning)

Charles Gichuhi

Member (ICT Manager)

Julia Mureithi

Member (Registrar)

Phyllis Mbwiria 

Member (HOD, Examinations)

Yona Okidia

Member (HOD, Computer Studies)

David Ndubi

Member (Librarian)

Julius Guto

Member (Finance Officer)


ODeL courses offered.


  • ICT Intergration Teacher Certificate(IITC) Courses
  • Transport and logistics
  • ToT in TVET Pedagogy

ODeL Inter-Departmental Committee




Robert Okinda

Open Distance & eLearning

James Kimwomi

Open Distance & eLearning

Susan Ndebu


John Njoka

Electrical Engineering

Jacinta Muhia

Building & Civil Engineering

Tabitha Mwanzia

Information Studies

Phillip Muturi


Franklin Njagi

Physical Education

David Kimani

Mechanical Engineering

Lucy Muchemi


Samuel Ngigi

Business Education

Florence Mbiti

Entrepreneurship Education

Lillian Gathu

Nursery School

Mathew Bonyo

Library Services

Ahenda John

Computer studies

Catherine Musuku

Guidance & Counseling

Joyce Baraza

Teaching Practice

Catherine Gitonga

Instructor Training

Martin Kibet

ICT Services

Sebastian Lidigu


Milcah makato

Enterprise Services