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Las Top 5 preguntas sobre las barreras para acceder y completar la educación superior en Honduras

February 19, 2018

El Estudio sobre las Barreras de Acceso y Culminacion (SBAC) del Programa Avanza explora los obstáculos fuertes que enfrentan los jóvenes hondureños para acceder y completar la educación postsecundaria en Honduras. El estudio es único ya que más que investigar la cuestión cuantitativa básica de cuántos estudiantes están matriculados en la educación superior, explora exactamente… Read more Las Top 5 preguntas sobre las barreras para acceder y completar la educación superior en Honduras

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Top 5 Questions About the Barriers to Access and Completion of Higher Education in Honduras

February 19, 2018

The Advance Program’s Study of Barriers to Access and Completion (SBAC) explores the pervasive obstacles that disadvantaged Honduran youth face in accessing and completing post-secondary education. The study is unique in that it probes beyond the basic quantitative question of how many students are enrolled in higher education, to explore exactly who has access to, and… Read more Top 5 Questions About the Barriers to Access and Completion of Higher Education in Honduras

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The Challenge of Technical Tertiary Education in Guatemala: Offerings, Barriers, and Opportunities

October 17, 2017

On October 17, 2017, the USAID Advance Program hosted a public event – “The Challenge of Technical Tertiary Education: Offerings, Barriers, and Opportunities” – at the Marriott Hotel in Guatemala City to share the results of its recent Study of Barriers to Access and Completion and to sign memorandums of understanding with three Guatemalan universities…. Read more The Challenge of Technical Tertiary Education in Guatemala: Offerings, Barriers, and Opportunities

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  • Guatemala
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USAID International Book Bank and FHI 360 Donate Books to Strengthen Technical Education Institutions

October 16, 2017

“The best students and teachers who are constantly seeking to grow do not depend solely on the hours of instruction and professional development designated by the institution as their vehicle to learn new concepts and methodologies. One way to continue to grow as an educator and as a student is to infuse learning environments with… Read more USAID International Book Bank and FHI 360 Donate Books to Strengthen Technical Education Institutions

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Advance Program Launches in Jamaica with Labor Market Sector Announcement

July 21, 2017

FHI 360 has launched the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Workforce Development Program, known as the Advance Program, in the Latin America and Caribbean Region, more specifically, Honduras, Guatemala and Jamaica. It is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for LAC and aims to improve the labour market sector in… Read more Advance Program Launches in Jamaica with Labor Market Sector Announcement

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Labor market assessments pinpoint employment and technical education needs in Latin America and the Caribbean

July 11, 2017

Across Latin America and the Caribbean, countries are facing a workforce skills crisis. The World Bank reports that more than 20 million youth in Latin America and the Caribbean ages 15 to 24 are neither working nor in school, and the unemployment rate for this age group is almost 17 percent. Yet, companies are unable… Read more Labor market assessments pinpoint employment and technical education needs in Latin America and the Caribbean

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