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Institute of Educational and Management Technologies (IEMT)

Dr Catherine

Dr Catherine Mkude

Director of IEMT

about the Institute


The Institute of Educational and Management Technologies (IEMT) was established in 1998 as a unit responsible for integrating ICT in teaching, learning and research at the Open University of Tanzania (OUT).

The main objectives of the IEMT are as follows:

Coordination of all ICT services at the Open University of Tanzania including planning of all ICT services, ensure quality and standards of ICT services and maintain network and software systems security.

Support the delivery of ICT services to staff, students, and the community at HQ and all Regional Centres (RCs). This include development and maintenance of information’s systems, Network installation and management of all communication links, Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of ICT equipments and operating systems, Installation and maintenance of end user application softwares

Ensuring that technology is used at OUT to enhance teaching and learning. Example IEMT is involved in making contributions to course development and accessibility in the various faculties and institutes of the University.

To conduct research in computer-based learning, efficacy of interactive media, needs of students with special needs, impact of science education in development and on all aspects of distance teaching and learning through the use of new technologies and carrying out ICT related training and consultancies to the community and general public.

Institute of Educational and Management Technologies

Programmes Offered

Short Courses Programmes
Professional Courses Programmes

  1. Department of Administration
  2. Department of Educational Technologies
  3. Department of Information and Resource Management
  4. Department of Service Control and Planning
  5. Department of Training and Consultancy Services.

Short Courses Programmes

  1. Basic Computer Applications
  2. Advance Computer Applications
  3. Graphics Design
  4. Computer Maintenance and Repair
  5. Graphics Design and Website Development
  6. Advance Microsoft Project
  7. Digital Markerting and Social Media Stragegy

Professional Courses Programmes

  1. IT Essential I&II

  2. Get Connected

Institute Administration and Contacts

Associate Director
Head of Departments
Institute Coordinator
Associate Director

Name: Dr. Khamisi Kalegele



Mr. Bariki Kamara (Chief Information Security )

Head of Departments

Ms. Luly Bulili (HoD – Service Control and Planning)
Mr. Bariki Kamara (HoD – Information and Resource Management)
Mr. Shadrack M. Mbogela (HoD – Educational Technologies)
Ms.Jane Bethuel (HoD – Training and Consultancy Services)

Institute Coordinator

Juma Bakari (HR)