TEC Center for Technology, Education, and Cultural Diversity was founded in 2005 by the heads of ICT at Kibbutzim College of Education – Dr. Miri Shonfeld – Talpiot College of Education – Dr. Elaine Hoter – and Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education – Dr. Asmaa N. Ganayem.

To date, about 6,000 pre-service teachers, 1500 in-service teachers, and 25,000 pupils have participated in TEC Center programs.

In 2013, the founders were awarded the Minister of Education Prize for a pedagogic initiative that brought about change in teacher education.

In 2018, TEC Center was awarded the Jerusalem Unity Prize in the presence of the President of the State.