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January 20, 2022
The Advance Program in the Dominican Republic held its first teacher training workshop in February 2021. The virtual workshop, titled “Didactic-methodological strategies workshop for higher technical training under the competency-based approach” was led by FHI 360 teacher training consultant, Geynmi Pichardo, as part of teacher professional development for the Program’s selected technical higher education partner… Read more Teacher Training Spotlight: Advance in the Dominican Republic Successful Hosts its First Workshop
January 13, 2022
The Regional Workforce Development Program (Advance) began its operations in the Dominican Republic in March 2020, after successful developments in Honduras, Guatemala, and Jamaica. At the beginning, the Program faced great challenges as the country program commences its implementation as COVID commenced. In response to the pandemic, the President of the Dominican Republic announced a… Read more Advance Program Begins Operations Virtually in the Dominican Republic during the COVID-19 Pandemic
November 18, 2021
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 were distributed among students at CCCJ’s member colleges. “It was difficult. I could only access… Read more What a tablet means to a student
November 12, 2021
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 Morris. I’m an animator as well as an illustrator. I’m a proud past student of [the] Vocational training Development Institute, also known as… Read more Davia Shares her Journey to Becoming an Animator
November 11, 2021
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 won. Winning the pitch competition honestly gave me an extra boost,” she said. James added… Read more Antonni James Tops Pitch Competition
“What I love about the Advance Program is the additional support the program provides for my classmates and [me].”
November 5, 2021
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] Rashida: Hey everyone, my name is Rashida Haughton, and I am one of the recipients of the… Read more “What I love about the Advance Program is the additional support the program provides for my classmates and [me].”
Grabación del webinar 18 meses después: ¿Cómo están respondiendo los programas de educación técnica terciaria en ALC a la COVID-19?
October 19, 2021
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 países de América Latina y el Caribe. El seminario web también exploró la oportunidad que COVID-19… Read more Grabación del webinar 18 meses después: ¿Cómo están respondiendo los programas de educación técnica terciaria en ALC a la COVID-19?
Webinar Recording of 18 Months In: How are Technical Tertiary Programs in LAC Responding to COVID-19?
October 19, 2021
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. The webinar also explored the opportunity that COVID-19 presented for the Council of Community Colleges of… Read more Webinar Recording of 18 Months In: How are Technical Tertiary Programs in LAC Responding to COVID-19?
October 4, 2021
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 deliver market-relevant technical skills in agribusiness, wellness tourism and the creative industries. The pandemic created another layer of… Read more Advance Program: Investing in Workforce Development through Technical Tertiary Education
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.”