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...

Webinar Recording of 18 Months In: How are Technical Tertiary Programs in LAC Responding to COVID-19?

https://youtu.be/_lSvyV0vJ7A In this webinar recorded on September 13, 2021, the Advance Program presented the results of a recent stakeholder consultation on the impacts of the pandemic on technical tertiary education programs in five countries in Latin America and the Caribbean....

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,...