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ORT’s efforts enable students around the world to be successful and live independently

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130 Years

ORT has provided education for millions to meet the competitive needs of their societies.

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To be an ORT student and part of a global education movement is bigger than my school in Kishinev. I know that thousands of students like me are learning the same values and life skills.

Lidia Gangan Student, ORT Herzl Technology Lyceum Kishinev, Moldova
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A World of Photography Opens to an ORT de Gunzburg Student
17 February 2017

Adele, a 10th grader at the de Gunzburg School in St. Petersburg, is a talented young photographer of street scenes.  She has been a student at de Gunzburg since 5th grade, when her parents chose the school because of its quality programs and the fact many of its graduates continue on to university. When she …

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From School to Software: An ORT Formula for Success
3 February 2017

A graduate of the ORT de Gunzburg School in St. Petersburg, Russia, Irina is a financial manager for a software company, where she is responsible for communications with customers and partners in the UK and Ireland, transaction management and channel development. Irina attributes her success to the de Gunzburg School. “At school I did very …

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World ORT Kadima Mada Shares Program Launch with Google
28 November 2016

“The project we are formally launching is a dream come true,” said Naftali Bennett, Israel’s minister of education at the November 16 conference to establish Meet@5, a groundbreaking new program led by the office of the prime minister of Israel and the ministry of education in partnership with Google and World ORT Kadima Mada (Science Journey). Meet@5 is part of …

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Education is a key to advancement we often take for granted. Yet for disadvantaged students worldwide, educational opportunities—and hope for a better life—do not present themselves so easily. ORT America changes that. Supporters of ORT’s 300,000 students and beneficiaries understand the transformative effect that education can have in a person’s life. Transform lives and improve the world through education.

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