FSI conducts five batches of PDOS for 2021

To help our diplomats have a smooth transition in their foreign assignments, the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) implements a Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) for Foreign Service Personnel. FSI, through the Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy-Functional and Transition Programs Section (CPRSD-FTPS), has been conducting the Course online since the pandemic hit in 2020. FSI is tasked to provide a program to help prepare personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and other government agencies who continue reading : FSI conducts five batches of PDOS for 2021

FSI Conducts Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar for Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel

Spouses of diplomats have also a big responsibility to promote Philippine culture abroad and create a positive and appealing image of one’s home country to attract foreign investments and tourists.  The presence of spouses of Filipino diplomats helps establish an image of the Filipino way of life to other cultures.  It is in this diplomatic continue reading : FSI Conducts Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar for Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel

FTPS Ends 2020 with PDOS Batch 5

The Functional and Transition Programs Section (FTPS) under the Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy (CPRSD), Foreign Service Institute (FSI), concluded its fifth Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) for 2020 from 7 to 18 December 2020. Forty (40) participants attended the Course: 27 from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and 13 from DFA’s partner agencies, continue reading : FTPS Ends 2020 with PDOS Batch 5

FSI Assists 35 Personnel from DFA and Partner Agencies Through PDOS Batch 04

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) completed Batch 04 of this year’s Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS). The Course, conducted from 09 to 20 November 2020, aims to prepare personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and other government agencies who are due for assignment in Philippine diplomatic and consular posts abroad. Thirty-five (35) personnel participated continue reading : FSI Assists 35 Personnel from DFA and Partner Agencies Through PDOS Batch 04

FSI holds PDOS for Spouses Batch 03

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted a two-day online Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) for Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel for eight (8) participants whose respective spouses are personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and Department of the Interior and Local Government – Philippine National Police (DILG-PNP) continue reading : FSI holds PDOS for Spouses Batch 03

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