Digital Learning in the New Normal: 45 DFA Personnel Complete FSI’s Rank-Based Online Course

The Basic Foreign Service Staff Employees’ Course (BFSSEC), the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI’s) first rank-based Course to go 100% online amid the COVID-19 pandemic, has been completed by 45 personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). To be able to offer its training programs and widen its reach beyond the DFA Home Office during continue reading : Digital Learning in the New Normal: 45 DFA Personnel Complete FSI’s Rank-Based Online Course

FSI’s PDOS Now 100% Online

The Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI’s) Functional and Transition Programs Section (FSI – FTPS) conducted its first full online training course, the Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) Batch 2 – 2020, from 22 June to 03 July 2020. The current global health emergency requiring physical distancing has prompted the Institute to advance the timetable for implementing FSI’s continue reading : FSI’s PDOS Now 100% Online

Scholarship Announcement: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences – Universitats Gadjah Mada

The Foreign Service Institute invites eligible high school graduates to apply for a scholarship at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences – Universitats Gadjah Mada (FISIPOL UGM) on or before the registration deadline of 05 June 2020. FISIPOL UGM ASEAN+1 Scholarship Program aims to provide scholarship awards to six (6) high school graduates from continue reading : Scholarship Announcement: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences – Universitats Gadjah Mada

FSI to Create a More Dynamic Workforce and Innovative Work Environment; Jumpstarts 2020 L&D through Seminars-Workshops for FSI Personnel

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) started the year by implementing its first Seminar-Workshop Series on Critical Thinking, Futures Thinking, Annual Business Planning, and Ways Forward in January 2020. As the Institute commits itself to the highest standards in management and service delivery, FSI has been pursuing its goals of building a more dynamic workforce and continue reading : FSI to Create a More Dynamic Workforce and Innovative Work Environment; Jumpstarts 2020 L&D through Seminars-Workshops for FSI Personnel

FSO Cadetship Batch Liyab Laya: Ignited to Serve the Filipino People

Twenty-six (26) new Foreign Service Officers (FSOs) completed the Foreign Service Officers’ Cadetship Course (FSOCC), an intensive 6-month training program with the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), on 12 March 2020. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. graced the event as Guest of Honor. Key Messages to the Cadets: To Keep Learning, continue reading : FSO Cadetship Batch Liyab Laya: Ignited to Serve the Filipino People

Chargé d’ Affaires, a.i. of the Australian Embassy visits FSI for potential training programs

The Australian Embassy in the Philippines, led by its Deputy Head of Mission and Chargé d’ Affaires, a.i. Mr. Richard Sisson, met with the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) Officer-in-Charge (Director-General) Ms. Celeste Vinzon-Balatbat on 18 February 2020 at the Carlos P. Romulo Library. The visit enabled the Institute and the Australian Embassy in the Philippines continue reading : Chargé d’ Affaires, a.i. of the Australian Embassy visits FSI for potential training programs

Carlos P. Romulo Library, Philippine Beneficiary of India’s Ministry of External Affairs Bharat-Ek-Parichay – Sharing Knowledge with the World Programme

The Embassy of India, through H.E. Ambassador Jaideep Mazumdar, donated books to the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) as part of India’s Bharat-Ek-Parichay – Sharing Knowledge with the World Programme, a unique initiative launched in 2018 to establish ‘Bharat Ek Parichay’ corners in eminent educational institutions globally. These corners are single point reference for information and continue reading : Carlos P. Romulo Library, Philippine Beneficiary of India’s Ministry of External Affairs Bharat-Ek-Parichay – Sharing Knowledge with the World Programme