JiT is one of the institutes at JU, the birthplace of the Communiity Based Education in the history of public higher education in Ethiopia
To serve the community and serving and engaging local, national, and global communities through its cherished and innovative Community Based Education (CBE)
Background & Underlying Principles
Jimma University is the first innovative community-oriented university in Ethiopia, 1983 CBE occupies a key position in the educational programs and research schemes of JiT Community Based Education, CBE is a means of achieving educational relevance to the community needs and consequently of implementing a community oriented educational program, The community-based education provides, multi-disciplinary training and integrates the university with the community.
• CBE in general has enabled the Jimma institute of Technology
To train professionals in diverse of studies in a community Setting
To encourage a team approach in treating societal problems
To work with local communities with greater conviction
To undertake problem based research activities which take into
Consideration the priority needs of the community
• The students deployed for CBTP/DTTP/TTP/SRP program will be continuously evaluated by peer, supervisors and stakeholders.
• In addition, the mode of evaluation consists of written examination, action plan preparation, reporting and presentation of the results of the CBTP/DTTP/TTP/SRP activities.
• The grading system will be as per Senate Legislation.