College fair organized by EducationUSA

Dozens of young people participated in the Alumni College Fair 2018 organized by EducationUSA Guatemala with the commitment to promote new opportunities for higher education to boost the prosperity of young people. More than 20 American universities presented their study plans, registration processes and programs for international students in which Guatemalan youth can participate. USA ...
Read More»

Five youths and a teacher from Chiquimula participated in the cultural exchange Young Ambassadors

Five youths and a teacher from Chiquimula participated in the cultural exchange Young Ambassadors in the USA, where they developed their leadership skills and civic participation. Together with young people from other countries in the region, they visited cities in Washington DC, Michigan, Texas and Florida, and learned about the American educational system, social entrepreneurship, ...
Read More»

Ambassador Arreaga attends National Teachers Conference

Ambassador Luis Arreaga participated in the opening ceremony of the National Teachers Conference for English instructors, organized annually by Instituto Guatemalteco Americano IGA. This year, the conference celebrates its 36th edition entitled “Different Cultures, One Classroom”, a theme highlighted by Ambassador Arreaga, embodies its richness in the role of teachers as promoters of the importance ...
Read More»

10 Guatemalan entrepreneurs will participate in the YLAI 2017 initiative

Deputy Chief of Mission David Hodge met with fellows from the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative – YLAI . The YLAI program selected 10 Guatemalan social entrepreneurs to travel during the month of October to meet their counterparts in other countries and contact civil organizations from 24 cities in the United States. Through this exchange program, fellows will advance their entrepreneurial ideas ...
Read More»

GIST NET Conference on the support of universities to future entrepreneurs

The video conference of the Global Program of Innovation through the Science and Technology GIST Net of the U.S. Department of State focused on the role that universities play in the empowerment of tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. This conference brought together several Guatemalan universities, including Galileo University, Guatemala Valley University, Guatemala’s Da Vinci University and URL, Landívar. ...
Read More»

Access alumni develop training for English teachers in Sololá

The Language Center of Universidad del Valle de Guatemala initiated an alliance with the Departmental Direction of the Ministry of Education to give courses and workshops of English for academic teachers in Sololá, developed by alumni of the English Access Microscholarship Program. For the 144 teachers who are fluent in English, a series of training sessions are taking ...
Read More»

Access alumni participate as interpreters during day of therapies in Esquipulas

English Access Microscholarship Program alumni in Esquipulas, now members of the SEAL (Service Learning, English Usage, Alumni Engagement, Leadership) program, participated as English-Spanish interpreters during the medical clinics organized by Quique Ceron Foundation. Students from U.S. universities Drexel University and Arcadia University provided physical therapy to more than 80 people with muscular problems and physical ...
Read More»

Basic English Access Recruitment (BEAR) program in Chiquimula

We visited the department of Chiquimula to learn about the progress of the Basic English Access Recruitment (BEAR) program, which is an initiative to serve as a basis for developing social skills, communication and elementary English language preparation for future fellows of the English Access Microscholarship Program. BEAR operates in coordination with the U.S. Department ...
Read More»

Inauguration of the course of Tourism Guides for alumni of the program Access

This week, we participated in the inauguration of the course of Tourism Guides for alumni of the English Access Microscholarship Program, in collaboration with INGUAT and Intecap. This proposal consists of offering academic training to young alumni through a cooperation agreement between INGUAT and Intecap with which young people will be able to apply for ...
Read More»

Association of Access alumi in Cobán are an example of importance of investing in education

We visited the projects of the Association of Young Alumni of the U.S. Department of State (AJEDE) in Cobán, Alta Verapaz. An educational project management workshop was conducted by the association’s committee to empower its members to lead projects planned in 2018, which include BEAR (Basic English for Access Recruitment), the English Access Microscholarship and SEAL (Service Learning, ...
Read More»

Former YLAI fellow organizes conference on the inclusion of people with disabilities in hotels and restaurants

As part of the initiatives to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities, the “Heart of Service” conference was attended by representatives of Guatemala’s hotel and restaurant sector. The workshop was organized by Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative – YLAI alumni Paola Alvarado after seeing similar initiatives in the United States. This event addressed different ...
Read More»

Sports Diplomacy held football clinics in the department of Quiché

With the support of the U.S. Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy, more than 200 young people from the department of Quiché were able to participate in the Sports Clinics with U.S. soccer coaches Janine Szpara and Nick Garcia. Through theoretical and practical sessions, Janine and Nick instilled themes of teamwork, competitiveness, and gender equity, using sports ...
Read More»

Physical Education Teachers in El Quiché are given sports workshops by Sports Diplomacy

Through U.S. Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy, U.S. soccer coaches Janine Szpara and Nick Garcia conducted a workshop with more than 90 Physical Education teachers from public schools in the Quiché department, introducing them to new teaching methods and reinforcing the practice of the Olympic values, with the support from representatives of the Guatemalan Olympic ...
Read More»

Access Camp in Huehuetenango

The Access English Microscholarship Coordinator organized a camp for the students of the department of Huehuetenango, focusing mainly on community service through which they perform volunteering and social service actions, to offer attention to the challenges in their community. The students carry out their service with the Salvation Foundation and the Shelter of Elders Amparo ...
Read More»

Access Camp 2017

The English Access Microscholarship Camp 2017 brought together young representatives from Huehuetenango, Quetzaltenango, Sololá, Guatemala, Cobán, and Esquipulas to continue developing their English language skills through activities in which they get to know more about their country and culture, increase their ability to participate successfully in the socioeconomic development of their country, and gain the ...
Read More»

EducationUSA briefing on university studies in the United States

Several young people and parents visited the  EducationUSA offices this week to get information on how to study in the United States. Our educational adviser shared information about the accredited institutions, as well as the financial aid and the lectures offered online to support students, admission processes, visa procedures, and explain the advantages of doing this ...
Read More»

Teaching Training Session (TTS) held in Guatemala

The second edition of the annual English Teachers Training Session (TTS) was held in the eastern part of Guatemala. More than 250 teachers gathered at CUNORI Centro Universitario de Oriente – Chiquimula to participate in a workshop, focused on strengthening the methodology of teaching the language and the psychology of the learning process. This training ...
Read More»
Show More ∨