DX Youth

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DX Youth will create robust educational pathways and programs that engage youth in new and emerging technologies to spark curiosity and nurture digital literacy.

DX Youth has partnered with industry experts, school boards, community outreach programs, and Indigenous Education Specialists to collaboratively create and deliver life-changing experiences for youth that promote and inspire post-secondary and employment pathways.

Through the scaffolded stages of Awareness → Mindset → Skills, students will have the opportunity to delve into workshops and programs to explore vast opportunities through digital transformation.

Creating opportunities that support youth toward digital skills development

DX Youth Art of the Possible Workshops

DX Youth, Art of the Possible workshops are 90-minute online experiences where students will work together and engage with industry experts and virtual demonstrations to discover emerging technologies.

Designed for students in Grades 7 – 9, students will leave with an understanding of what digital means and how digital transformation is changing the future landscape of career pathways.

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DX Youth Future Talks

DX Youth Future Talks is a live speaker series for students to explore exciting career possibilities in advanced digital technology. In these 45-minute sessions, students will hear from industry leaders as they share their personal stories, life experiences, and the career pathways that led them to where they are today.

Designed for students in Grades 10 – 12, this monthly speaker series will host industry leaders in Calgary's digital ecosystem and provide students with a forum to discover and demystify the careers of the future.

First talk in June – registration open soon.

DX Youth Skills Workshops

DX Youth Skills Workshops will dive deeper into emerging technologies and answer the “how” of digital transformation.

Designed for students in Grades 7 – 9, these workshops will help students begin to develop and apply the skills needed to overcome challenges associated with excelling in a digital world.

Coming soon 2021-2022.

DX Youth Exploratory Program

We give youth opportunities to explore post-secondary and career options by partnering with school boards and industry to offer youth foundations programming.

Designed for students in Grades 10 – 12, these programs allow students to earn high school CTS and/or work experience credits.

Coming soon 2021-2022.

DX Youth Dual Credit

We give youth a head start in their post-secondary journey by partnering with school boards and industry to offer dual-credit programming.

Designed for students in Grades 11 – 12, these programs allow students to graduate with their high school diploma as well as a post-secondary credential or course credits. 

Coming soon 2021-2022.

DX Talent Hub

Responding to both current and future needs for digital transformation skills in Calgary's economy, the DX Talent Hub provides a framework and the fundamental training necessary to help individuals and organizations overcome challenges associated with understanding, starting and scaling a digital transformation.

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