Afterschool Centre 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 Centre for Career Development is hosting the second edition of its Digital Summer Academy for Adolescents (Age 13- 23 years).Metamorphosed from the ACCD Pre-Tertiary programme which focused on delivering Career Development programming for Secondary School leavers- engaging them objective career conversations about their career decisions, providing tools and services to enable them move into their preferred courses of discipline or create career paths in their jobs/skills acquisition endeavours.
The Digital Summer Academy is narrowing the experiences of the ACCD Secondary School leavers programme with a deeper focus on improving the digital skills of young people in our community and enabling their learning, employment and engagement in the Digital Communications and Technology Industry. 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 6th – 31st 2018,the programme curriculum covers Career Counselling/Mentoring, Excursions to Tech Firms, Blogging, Website design/Development, Animation/Video production, Social Media Management, Psychometric test, Android App Development , Graphics Design, Free Software Installations, Google Tools, Cyber Security, Course modules and e-books, Finance and Accounting as well as a #DSAHotseat session with leading professionals in Nigeria.
The 2018 Digital Summer Academy holds thus:
Date: August 6th – 31st 2018
Criteria for participation: Young people are- 13 – 23 years
Participation Fee : N20,000.00 (Highly subsidized)
For registration and sponsorship, Please contact our Programmes team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08187508000. For further clarification, please call Solomon Unimke on 08092728550.
About Afterschool Centre for Career Development:
Afterschool Centre for Career Development (formerly known as Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is a non-governmental, capacity development organization committed to inspiring, investing and engaging young people as well as facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives. We ignite young people to set career goals and walk them through the achievement of such goals enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work.
At Afterschool Centre for Career Development we employ various strategic interventions to counsel, train and provide growth opportunities for young people to prepare for the world of work through a peer mentoring model. Our programmes and projects include a Pathfinder programme for Adolescents, A Pre-Tertiary Training Programme for Post-Secondary school graduates, Workplace Training for Undergraduates as well as career advancement trainings for young professionals.
Beyond providing direct services Afterschool Centre for Career Development provides a springboard for Stakeholder collaboration and thought leadership on issues regarding holistic education including career counseling, employment and youth transitions programming. Some initiatives under our thought leadership portfolio include; The Career Counsellors Coalition and the School to Work Transitions in Africa Initiative.