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Aeon Chintersingh Advances His Dream

June 4, 2019

Aeon Chintersingh is living his dream. He gets to study animation at the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) after receiving a scholarship through the Advance Program.

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  • Jamaica
  • News
  • Success Story

Bringing partnerships to life

May 31, 2019

Higher Education and Private Sector Forum brings new opportunities for schools and industry leaders  “No student should leave university without work experience!” This charge for Andrea Dempster-Chung, attracted resounding applause… Read more Bringing partnerships to life

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  • Jamaica
  • News
  • Success Story

ADVANCE Program Participates in the CIES World Education Conference

May 21, 2019

How do we make education sustainable? That was the theme at the 2019 Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) Annual Conference – Education for Sustainability in San Francisco, California. More than three thousand participants from different nationalities, countries, organizations, and universities participated in panel presentations, round table discussions, workshops, and networking events

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

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  • 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… Read more Top 5 Questions About the Barriers to Access and Completion of Higher Education in Honduras

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  • Honduras
  • News

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

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  • Guatemala
  • News

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… 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… Read more Advance Program Launches in Jamaica with Labor Market Sector Announcement

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  • Jamaica
  • News

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

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