Spark Day  

Some students from Knox Community College participated in Advance’s Spark Day hosted at Hydro-Gardens of Jamaica. The students set off on the trip to learn about modern technologies in agriculture and the use of local raw products in the exciting field...

Webinario de competencias socioemocionales: Confluyendo teoría con experiencia práctica

Panelistas expertos internacionales del webinario “Desarrollo de competencias socioemocionales en el desarrollo positivo juvenil para el empleo.” Avanza sostuvo un seminario virtual de competencias socioemocionales en el desarrollo positivo juvenil para el empleo durante el cual varios expositores internacionales compartieron...

Alianza para el fortalecimiento de la Educación Técnica Superior y la empleabilidad en República Dominicana

Pedro Esteva, fundador y presidente de la IEET comparte una fotografía con Catherine Piña, directora ejecutiva de la IEET, Alejandro Soto, representante legal de FHI360 y Mercedes Matrillé, especialista de educación técnica superior del Programa Avanza en la Firma de...

What a tablet means to a student

Advance responds to distance learning On December 17, 2020, the Advance Program donated 120 tablets to the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) to contribute to the heightened need for online learning tools during the COVID-19 pandemic. These tablets...

Davia Shares her Journey to Becoming an Animator

https://youtu.be/V_b8PTI1qJE Davia Morris is a past student of the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI), one of Advance’s partner institutions in Jamaica. Davia was enrolled in the Animation Programme, an Advance-supported program. She was also an Advance scholarship recipient.   [0:09]  Davia:  Hi, my name is Davia...

“What I love about the Advance Program is the additional support the program provides for my classmates and [me].”

https://youtu.be/sdpdiM7nkMM Rashida is a student at the Montego Bay Community College. She is enrolled in the Health and Wellness Tourism Programme. Rashida is also a recipient of an Advance Program scholarship. She shares her college experience and journey with Advance.   [0:03] ...

Advance Program: Investing in Workforce Development through Technical Tertiary Education

Jamaica Highlights from the Past Year Advance is a workforce development program helping to improve youth employability in Latin America and the Caribbean. The program is implemented in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala & Jamaica.   The past year was one of perseverance, resilience, and purpose. Advance continued working with its technical tertiary partners to...

“The opportunity to go to university to do something that I love, is a good feeling.”

https://youtu.be/9IA3sKKVv1U Jason Lewis is a student at the University of Technology, Jamaica. He is enrolled in the Entertainment Design, Production and Technology Programme. He is also a recipient of an Advance Program scholarship.   Jason shares his university experience and journey with Advance. [0:10]   Jason: Hi,...

Moesha Martin shares her internship experience at JP Farms

https://youtu.be/qD-aCNUkMkc Moesha Martin is a past student of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education where she was enrolled in the Agro-processing and Business Management Programme. She was also a recipient of an Advance Program scholarship.   Moesha completed her internship at JP Farms. She shares this experience with us.   [00:00]  Moesha: Hi. My name...