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Antonni James Tops Pitch Competition

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… Read more Antonni James Tops Pitch Competition

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“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… Read more “What I love about the Advance Program is the additional support the program provides for my classmates and [me].”

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

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

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Advance Program: Investing in Workforce Development through Technical Tertiary Education

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 &… Read more Advance Program: Investing in Workforce Development through Technical Tertiary Education

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

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