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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… 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… 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,… 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… 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… Read more Practice Makes Perfect: The Advance Program’s Work with Internships

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Learning by doing: How professional development opportunities changed one teacher’s perspective

September 24, 2019

Written by: Cait-Amoi Goulbourne Introducing a new program in any training institution means both faculty and students must be prepared for the new curriculum. This preparation, however, entails much more… Read more Learning by doing: How professional development opportunities changed one teacher’s perspective

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One plus one will always equal more than two

July 26, 2019

One of the most effective ways to reach objectives and overcome problems is to unite efforts for a common goal. In this spirit, Honduras has developed a partnership for education… Read more One plus one will always equal more than two

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An entrepreneurial journey in Guatemala

July 10, 2019

Eunice Cristel Marroquín studies in the Hotel Management and Gastronomy technical degree program at the Universidad Rafael Landivar (URL).  Cristel first learned about the Advance Program through her participation in the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program called, Grupo… Read more An entrepreneurial journey in Guatemala

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Improving curricular revision processes in Honduras to strengthen technical degree programs

June 24, 2019

In December 2018, the Advance Program in Honduras designed and implemented a workshop for 32 faculty and staff from the technical degree programs Auxiliary Nursing and Web Design & Development… Read more Improving curricular revision processes in Honduras to strengthen technical degree programs

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Creating Mentorship Opportunities for Jamaican Youth

June 11, 2019

Written by: Cait-Amoi Goulbourne The Advance Program, a five-year regional technical education strengthening program funded by USAID and implemented by FHI 360 in Honduras, Guatemala, and Jamaica, is on a… Read more Creating Mentorship Opportunities for Jamaican Youth

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