Chitralada Technology Institute (CDTI), established and developed by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s initiative, aims to promote vocational education. Three levels of studies, including vocational certificates, diplomas or high vocational certificates, and bachelor degrees, are offered with the approach of work-integrated learning and instruction in different areas of technology both within the institute and in the real workplace of more than 80-CDTI networking well-known companies in Thailand. The certificate and diploma programs are comprised of electronic technology, mechatronics, embedded systems, marketing, information and communication technology, food industry, Thai and international chef, Thai music instrument craftsmanship and innovative agriculture. The degree programs cover the field of food business management, electrical and electronic technology, and digital technology.
CDTI has been engaging in helping students reach their highest potential, be able to create success for themselves, and take an active part in building a better society and a better world. In doing so, thereby, CDTI embraces the moral philosophy of devoting self to nation, religion and the monarch, having disciplines and morals to guide learning, and braving hard work.
The teaching and learning methods combines theoretical knowledge with vocational content to allow students to demonstrate multi-dimensional abilities – thinking skills, creative skills and practical skills. The students will also be encouraged to have a moral sense of duty, love of profession, personal and civic responsibility and volunteer spirit. These are regarded as important qualities for CDTI graduates.