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ACCD launches its 2017 Digital Summer Academy in Calabar

Afterschool Center for Career Development is a capacity development organization committed to assisting young persons in transitional stages of their lives set goals and walks them through the achievement of such goals. The project provides growth opportunities and self as well as career development interventions for and with young people enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work.

As part of its objectives to proving learning and mentoring opportunities for people in Nigeria, Afterschool Center for Career Development is hosting a Digital Summer Academy for Adolescents (Age 12-23 years). The Academy which is run under its Digital Footprint Initiative is aimed at improving the digital skills of young people in our community and enabling their learning, employment, and engagement in the Digital Communications and Technology industry.

Scheduled for August 14th – 31st 2017, the program curriculum covers Web Designing & Development, Social Media Management, Graphics Design, Android App Development, Animation & Video Production, Robotics and Google Tools.


areas to be covered during the program include Career Counselling, Mentoring sessions, Psychometric test, Free Software Installation, Excursions to Tech Firms, Robotics, Technology Career Talks, Excursions to Leading Technology Companies, Leadership Workshops, Extra-curricular activities, Financial Education as well as access to the course modules & E-Books.

The Digital Summer Academy holds thus:

Date: August 14th – 31st 2017

Criteria for participation: Young people are: 12-23 years

Registration: http://bit.ly/DSAcalabar

For registration and sponsorship, please contact Programs team on info@afterschoolcenter.org or call 08187508000. For further clarification, please call Etim Effanga on 08135207082.


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