Calabar, August 3rd 2017

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 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 programme curriculum covers  Web Designing & Development, Social Media Management, Graphics Design, Android App Development, Animation & Video Production ,Robotics and Google Tools. Other areas to be covered during the programme include Carer 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

Participation Fee : N20,000.00 ​(Highly subsidized)

For registration and sponsorship, Please contact our Programmes team on info@afterschoolcentre.org or call 08187508000. For further clarification, please call Etim Effanga on 08135207082

 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.

Interested in our work? Please contact our Partnerships and Programmes Team via +2348187508000,+2348185035437 or email info@afterschoolcentre.org ,                          www.afterschoolcentre.org