To improve the economic and social condition of Jews and others through scientifically based practical, technical, vocational and general education in countries where there is a need, by providing appropriate education through its institutions to uoung Jews in order to strengthen their Jewish knowledge and identity. Priority issues: vocational training; judaism, research.
World ORT has activities in more than 100 countries. During 2003, more than 280,000 people benefited from ORT’s network of programmes, training centres and schools. ORT runs its own primary, comprehensive and technical high schools and colleges, and offers post-secondary training, practical engineering degrees and bachelors degrees for technical teachers within its own teacher training institutes.