Within the framework of Digital Youth Month (MNJ) which runs until March 6, 2022, the Digital Spring offers several online activities related to the main theme of this edition: "transparency". Here are three not to be missed.
1- Young Facebook Live ambassadors
February 8, 10, 15 and 17 at 6 p.m.
Series of 4 Facebook Live – duration: 15 minutes each
Inspiring young professionals are questioning themselves about "desirable digital technology" for the world of tomorrow. The guests are also youth ambassadors as part of a cooperation project between the cities of Montreal and Nantes (France).
- Rosanne Bourque – February 8 at 6 p.m. : Social networks and communication
- Marie Plamondon – February 10 at 6 p.m. : Data governance
- Sarah Libersan – February 15 at 6 p.m. : Digital and the environment (towards thoughtful and conscious uses)
- Raphaël Guyard – February 17 at 6 p.m. : Algorithms
With the participation of the young ambassadors of Technovation MTL as moderators.
2- Meeting with Nellie Brière on the theme of digital citizenship and transparency
Facebook Live on February 24 from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Le Printemps numérique is pleased to invite Nellie Briere, Columnist, popularizer, speaker and strategist specializing in digital communications and social media.
Nellie will present some findings on the issues of digital citizenship and young people. It will guide us on how to make young people aware of their role as users, so that they are informed and aware of how their data is processed, disseminated and stored online.
An activity presented as part of the Québec Digital Literacy Table and #intersections events.
3- Virtual digital cafes
From February 1 to 27
Activity offered to secondary school classes (13-17 years old) – duration: 60 to 75 minutes
Virtual Digital Cafés (VNCs) aim to provide an immersive experience, with a 3D virtual world (Metavers), with the aim of introducing young people to the possibilities of digital technology, the challenges of digital citizenship and the careers of tomorrow. The Digital Spring facilitators invite young people to explore the different thematic areas. The activity includes a guided portion and a self-guided tour.
To access the Virtual World, an application must be downloaded to the computers.
Equipment needed: a well-charged computer, a good Internet connection and headphones with a built-in microphone (highly recommended).
Discover the entire Digital Youth Month program, an annual event that aims to raise young people's awareness of the possibilities offered by digital technology.