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 in facilitating learning and growth opportunities for young people in Nigeria, Afterschool Centre for Career Development is partnering with Cross River Watch and The Dialogue team to host the 1st Dialogue Quarterly Townhall Meeting scheduled to hold on Thursday, February 23rd 2017 at the Transcorp Metropolitan Hotels, Calabar, Nigeria.

The Dialogue with Agba Jalingo, is a current affairs program on Hit 95.9FM that airs every Sunday at 6.00pm addressing topical issues from Environment, Health, Social Welfare, Tourism, Hospitality and Security. The Dialogue is the primary platform in the state that drives the Cross River Conversation between Public/private Sector leaders and citizens. The interactive nature of the show enables members of the public drive conversations, demand accountability and offer feedback questions to public and private sector industry leaders.

As an offshoot to the radio show,Cross River Watch and The Dialogue team is partnering with leading organisations in Cross River State to host the 1st Dialogue Quarterly Townhall Series in February 2017. The thematic focus of the 1st Dialogue Quarterly Townhall Series is Harnessing the power of the internet to create jobs for youths. The aim of this Dialogue Quarterly Townhall Series is to drive conversations with the Guest of the Dialogue, H.E Senator (Prof.) Ben Ayade, Executive Governor, Cross River State on the State’s Investment in Information and Communications Technology and the opportunities available for young people in Cross River State.

The other activities billed for the Townhall Meeting include panel sessions, an information session on upskilling opportunities for young people to the improve their the digital skills for employment and engagement in Digital Communications and Technology industry.

Registration and participation for the programme is free! http://crossriverwatch.com/registernow

 

For inquiries, please contact our Programmes team on info@afterschoolcentre.org or call 08187508000.

 

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 oninfo@afterschoolcentre.org, or visit www.afterschoolcentre.org or call 08187508000 and 08135207082.