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 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...

Antonni James Tops Pitch Competition

Antonni James smiled brightly when she realized she won. James, who is on her way to being a digital media marketing maven, landed first place in an entrepreneurship pitch competition hosted by the Advance Program. “It feels amazing to have...

“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] ...

Grabación del webinar 18 meses después: ¿Cómo están respondiendo los programas de educación técnica terciaria en ALC a la COVID-19?

https://youtu.be/JusKr4xqrVs En este webinar grabado el 13 de septiembre de 2021, el Programa Avanza presentó los resultados de una reciente consulta a las partes interesadas sobre los impactos de la pandemia en los programas de educación técnica terciaria en cinco...