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

September 24, 2021

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, my name is Jason Lewis. I am a student at the University of Technology, Jamaica.  I am… Read more “The opportunity to go to university to do something that I love, is a good feeling.”

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Moesha Martin shares her internship experience at JP Farms

August 18, 2021

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 is Moesha Martin. I am a past student of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, where I was enrolled… Read more Moesha Martin shares her internship experience at JP Farms

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A Space for Opportunities: Knockalva Polytechnic College gains momentum with new learning lab

July 5, 2021

On March 31, 2021, Knockalva Polytechnic College realized its goal of creating a practical learning space for agroprocessing students. Knockalva Polytechnic College sits on 216 acres in the rural community of Ramble and transitioned from a vocational secondary school to an institution that now offers associate degree programs. In just under three years, with guidance… Read more A Space for Opportunities: Knockalva Polytechnic College gains momentum with new learning lab

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Student Spotlight: Asmin Jarael de León Gramajo’s personal journey with Advance at URL

July 5, 2021

I am a scholarship recipient from a rural village, El Rodeo, in Quetzaltenango. I graduated in 2010, with a high school degree a\in Industry and Automotive Mechanics from the Instituto Nacional Técnico Industrial in San Carlos Sija. With a lot of effort and desire to improve, I came to study at the Technical Training Center… Read more Student Spotlight: Asmin Jarael de León Gramajo’s personal journey with Advance at URL

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Advance Program in Honduras Shares Key Achievements and Lessons Learned at Virtual Closing Ceremony

July 5, 2021

On March 17, 2021, over 140 participants came together virtually to celebrate achievements of the Advance Program in Honduras. Presenters shared key results and lessons learned over the five years of the program’s activities in country. Participants included university rectors, faculty, students, and university staff from each of the program’s partner universities, UNAH, UNITEC-CEUTEC, and… Read more Advance Program in Honduras Shares Key Achievements and Lessons Learned at Virtual Closing Ceremony

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Integrating social and emotional learning into pre-service teacher education: Lessons from a formative study in Guatemala

April 19, 2021

By: Fernanda Soares and Alejandra De Freitas Originally published on FHI 360’s R&E Search for Evidence blog.  Educators, psychologists and even economists have identified the critical importance of social and emotional learning (SEL) in education. Research shows that SEL can have a positive impact on school climate and promote a host of academic, social and emotional benefits for students…. Read more Integrating social and emotional learning into pre-service teacher education: Lessons from a formative study in Guatemala

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Logros clave y lecciones aprendidas del Programa Regional Avanza en Honduras

March 26, 2021

Tegucigalpa – Autoridades, directores, coordinadores, estudiantes e invitados especiales de las universidades UNAH, CEUTEC de UNITEC y UCENM celebraron mediante un evento virtual, las lecciones aprendidas y resultados alcanzados por el Programa. Gracias a la colaboración técnica y financiera de USAID ejecutada en coordinación con estas tres universidades socias, se cierra un programa novedoso que… Read more Logros clave y lecciones aprendidas del Programa Regional Avanza en Honduras

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Putting Theory into Practice: Piloting Faculty Externships in Logistics 

August 18, 2020

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 degree, the Advance Program (“Program”) organized working sessions between UCENM and these relevant businesses. The… Read more Putting Theory into Practice: Piloting Faculty Externships in Logistics 

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A Turning Point: How the Advance Program Helps Luis Succeed

August 17, 2020

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 his studies, as his mother and older sister have helped Luis throughout secondary school, ensuring he was able to earn scholarships and awards. After finishing secondary… Read more A Turning Point: How the Advance Program Helps Luis Succeed

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Practice Makes Perfect: The Advance Program’s Work with Internships

June 12, 2020

In a competitive job market, a degree alone might not be a sufficient qualification for a job. As employers demand increasingly more qualified job candidates, students must look for new ways to differentiate themselves beyond simply their academic experiences. Internships can be a critical way for students to gain experience outside the classroom, with a… Read more Practice Makes Perfect: The Advance Program’s Work with Internships

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