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...

Teacher Training Spotlight: Advance in the Dominican Republic Successful Hosts its First Workshop

Geynmi Pichardo, FHI 360 teacher training consultant, presents at the Advance Dominican Republic's first teacher training workshop. The Advance Program in the Dominican Republic held its first teacher training workshop in February 2021. The virtual workshop, titled “Didactic-methodological strategies workshop...

Advance Program Begins Operations Virtually in the Dominican Republic during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Advance Program Labor Market Assessment (LMA) and Institutional Landscaping Analysis (ILA) results presentation, Zoom platform, December 11, 2020. The Regional Workforce Development Program (Advance) began its operations in the Dominican Republic in March 2020, after successful developments in Honduras, Guatemala,...

“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] ...

Putting Theory into Practice: Piloting Faculty Externships in Logistics 

The new technical degree program in Logistics, Transportation and Port Operations at the Universidad Cristiana Evangélica Nuevo Milenio (UCENM) in San Pedro Sula, Honduras has collaborative ties with nearby ports, cargo transportation, and customs businesses. During the curriculum mapping stages for this...

A Turning Point: How the Advance Program Helps Luis Succeed

Luis Fernando Alva Cifuentes, a student at CUNOROC-USAC studying Fruit Production As one of five children of a single mother in Huehuetenango, Luis Fernando Alva Cifuentes draws motivation to succeed from his family. His family has inspired his dedication to...

Learning by doing: How professional development opportunities changed one teacher’s perspective

Written by: Cait-Amoi Goulbourne Introducing a new program in any training institution means both faculty and students must be prepared for the new curriculum. This preparation, however, entails much more than building skills in course development and delivery. For Alia...

One plus one will always equal more than two

One of the most effective ways to reach objectives and overcome problems is to unite efforts for a common goal. In this spirit, Honduras has developed a partnership for education and workforce so that key actors, such as the Secretary...