Canada will generate approximately 218,000 tech jobs by 2020



According to ICTC CTIC, it’s expected that Canada will generate approximately 218,000 tech jobs from 2016 – 2020.

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Sounds pretty good, right? But you probably have some questions to figure out whether a career in technology is the right place for you. It’s a fast-paced field full of jargon and so many windows of opportunity it’s hard to know where to start.

Well here’s your chance to have all your questions answered.

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RED Academy’s introduction classes offer a chance to experience RED’s interactive teaching style, check out their campus and ask questions about their programs, which range from digital media to web development and coding. RED Academy’s sample lessons run from January 23 – 25, 2018 and are a must for anyone interesting in a career in tech.

Check out the full schedule below.

January 23: Intro to Digital Marketing Sample Lesson

If you’re interested in marketing and campaign creation, then this workshop is for you. You’ll learn how to identify a target persona, create a campaign and use this campaign to create strategies for major digital channels. Please bring a laptop, as this is an interactive session.

January 24: Intro to UX/UI Design Sample Lesson

In this introductory sample lesson, you’ll learn how UX and UI collaborate on tech products to create engaging experiences that keep the customer returning for more. No prior experience required.

January 25: Intro to Web Development Sample Lesson

In this introductory sample lesson, you’ll learn a couple of the basic fundamentals of building a web page: HTML and CSS. (If you’re not familiar with what any of that means, don’t worry, no prior experience is required!)

Classes are $5 each. All proceeds from these events will go to The School Fund, a charitable organization that gives scholarships to children in developing countries.

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