RADF Investment: $993,160
Other Investment: None to date
Total Investment: $993,160
Project Period: April 2009–June 2012
NEXTGEN Online will let rural junior and senior high school students step inside industry, connect with employers, and explore careers using innovative and interactive portals and social media. Support from the Rural Alberta Development Fund helped to create and implement social networking tools, online micro-sites, video content, and mobile videoconferencing. Alberta’s SuperNet is being used as the connection platform.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: