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Centre of Excellence for equitable, transformational change in the global education and employment sector.


10+ countries engaged with


40+ partners collaborated with


1,000+ people trained through projects

Who We Are

International Development Institute (IDI) at Humber College is a Centre of Excellence focused on creating equitable, transformational change in the global education sector. Drawing on the skills and expertise of staff, faculty and students, IDI manages and implements high-quality capacity-building and development projects in technology, education, health, business, social services, and emerging sectors.

What We Do

IDI has a reputation for excellence in project management and implementation, with experience leading projects in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Projects focus on strengthening technical and vocational education training (TVET) in developing countries through curriculum and program development and teacher training.

International Development ProjectsInternational Development Projects
International Development Projects
Knowledge DisseminationKnowledge Dissemination
Knowledge Dissemination
Applied Research in International DevelopmentApplied Research in International Development
Applied Research in International Development
Work-Integrated LearningWork-Integrated Learning
Work-Integrated Learning

Where We Work

How We Work

Guided by Humber’s commitment to establishing sustainable and reciprocal collaborations with Humber’s community on and off-campus, IDI presents a model that helps align efforts in addressing complex global challenges. IDI’s approach to international development work focuses on a campus and working culture that prioritizes people, connects communities and is in line with the participatory approach to international development practice.

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