Public institution Information Technologies Institute (ITI) was established in 1997 and started as an organization which creates temporary professional working groups for projects on Information System design. Professors and lecturers from different Kaunas and Vilnius Universities were involved in temporary work groups as a part-time staff. Works groups were activelli involved in creating Administrative Information System of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania (VADIS) and computer systems in schools. ITI has strong experience in IT training/testing courseware design and development.
From year 2000 ITI started with ECDL (European Computer Driving License) Programme implementation in Lithuania. Now ITI is the official ECDL Foundation Sub-licensee for Lithuania. The National Licensee rights belong to the Lithuanian Computer Society. Currently the development and dissemination of computer literacy related training/testing systems have the major importance for the Institute. ITI has developed the Automated ECDL Test System which is authorised by the ECDL Foundation. The In-Application testing based version of the Test System has entered the official authorization process at the ECDL Foundation level also. For more information: www.ecdl.org.
ITI was involved in Leonardo da Vinci Development of Innovation project called euCAD and other EU sponsored projects, such as e-GUARDIAN, ENOTES. Currently works with ARTE ir Online4EDU projects. For more information: http://www.ecdl.lt/english/tags/projects