FSI’s Consular Assistants’ Course to Improve Delivery of Consular Services

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted the Consular Assistants’ Course (CAC) Batch 02-2020 online from 10 to 24 August 2020. The Course was designed for foreign service personnel handling consular duties and/or will be assigned in the future to perform consular work in the Home Office and at Foreign Service Posts. Twenty-six (26) DFA personnel continue reading : FSI’s Consular Assistants’ Course to Improve Delivery of Consular Services

28 DFA personnel complete the Course on Writing Memoranda and Letters

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) successfully completed its Course on Writing Memoranda and Letters (CWML) on 26 August 2020, with 28 personnel from the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA’s) Home Office and Consular Offices participating in the Course. CWML is the second of the three-part English Language Program of FSI. As a Course building on continue reading : 28 DFA personnel complete the Course on Writing Memoranda and Letters

FSI’s Basic Course on Economic Diplomacy expands its reach

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) recently completed its Basic Course on Economic Diplomacy (BCED), with more than half or 59.46% of its participants coming from the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA’s) Consular Offices (COs). This development is an indicator of the Institute’s success in expanding its reach during its shift to 100% digital learning. Thirty-seven continue reading : FSI’s Basic Course on Economic Diplomacy expands its reach

FSI trains DFA’s Property Officers

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) is developing the capability and confidence of foreign service personnel to manage and conserve government properties. This end-goal guided the Institute’s Training Team in developing and offering the Property Officers’ Course (POC) conducted from 03 to 07 August 2020. Twenty-seven (27) personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) assigned continue reading : FSI trains DFA’s Property Officers

30 DFA personnel complete the English Language Review Course

Notwithstanding the pandemic and restrictions on face-to-face learning, the   Foreign Service Institute (FSI) has been sustaining its effort to provide the trainings needed for the learning and development program for foreign service personnel, particularly in language proficiency. The Institute completed its English Language Review Course (ELRC) on 29 July 2020, with 30 personnel from the continue reading : 30 DFA personnel complete the English Language Review Course

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

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