MCS employees advance their professional capacity

Edmodo | May 21, 2020

Recently, Mount Carmel School’s faculty and staff members Ms. Claire Cabrera, Dr. Galvin Deleon Guerrero, and Ms. Leeani Villagomez advanced in their capacity as educators through graduate degrees and professional certification.
Through Northern Marianas College’s partnership with Framingham State University or FSU, fourth-grade teacher Ms. Claire Cabrera earned her master’s degree in international teaching. “I pursued my graduate degree because I wanted to learn more about teaching and to acquire new skills that would make me a better educator,” shared Ms. Cabrera.

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It’s no secret that Learning and Development plays a vital role in engaging employees, attracting and retaining talent, and nurturing leadership. In fact, L+D Departments are often the driving force in initiating their companies’ competitive edge.However, there have been some big shifts in the evolution of learning strategies worldwide, and here, we reveal the key trends that will impact the ability of business leaders to successfully guide their organisations to success.


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Tutors International | May 05, 2022

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It’s no secret that Learning and Development plays a vital role in engaging employees, attracting and retaining talent, and nurturing leadership. In fact, L+D Departments are often the driving force in initiating their companies’ competitive edge.However, there have been some big shifts in the evolution of learning strategies worldwide, and here, we reveal the key trends that will impact the ability of business leaders to successfully guide their organisations to success.

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