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Happy International Youth Day!

August 12, 2022

The Advance Program celebrates International Youth Day under the theme, Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages.   Advance encourages solidarity across all generations and understands its importance in achieving… Read more Happy International Youth Day!

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Young Jamaicans Trained for the Entertainment Industry 

July 29, 2022

Budding creative industry professionals showed their fashion styling, production, and lighting design skills at an Advance Program student showcase. Advance is a workforce development program that is funded by the… Read more Young Jamaicans Trained for the Entertainment Industry 

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  • Jamaica
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Work Ready: Industry Conversations on Workforce Development

July 21, 2022

The Advance Program invites you to our fourth learning forum, Work Ready: Industry Conversations on Workforce Development, on July 28 at 4:00 P.M. (CT). The event will be live streamed… Read more Work Ready: Industry Conversations on Workforce Development

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  • Jamaica
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Spark Day  

April 28, 2022

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… Read more Spark Day  

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  • Jamaica
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Webinario de competencias socioemocionales: Confluyendo teoría con experiencia práctica

January 31, 2022

Avanza sostuvo un seminario virtual de competencias socioemocionales en el desarrollo positivo juvenil para el empleo durante el cual varios expositores internacionales compartieron teorías sobre estrategias y recursos educativos para… Read more Webinario de competencias socioemocionales: Confluyendo teoría con experiencia práctica

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  • Dominican Republic
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Alianza para el fortalecimiento de la Educación Técnica Superior y la empleabilidad en República Dominicana

January 25, 2022

La juventud es uno de los recursos más importantes que tiene la República Dominicana, que los jóvenes puedan integrarse al sector laboral contando con las competencias necesarias a través de… Read more Alianza para el fortalecimiento de la Educación Técnica Superior y la empleabilidad en República Dominicana

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

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

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

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

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  • Dominican Republic
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What a tablet means to a student

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… Read more What a tablet means to a student

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Davia Shares her Journey to Becoming an Animator

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… Read more Davia Shares her Journey to Becoming an Animator

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