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Toronto, ON – First-year students in U of T Engineering are stepping up to take on some of the Greater Toronto Area’s most persistent problems, from diagnosing infant epilepsy to finding lost arrows at a local archery range.
D2L (formerly Desire2Learn) is an educational technology company using software to educate millions. Founded in Waterloo Region in 1999 by President and CEO John Baker, D2L is best known for Brightspace — the learning management system that serves as D2L’s core product.
The Sandbox by DMZ volunteer program is a series of learning opportunities that will engage Ryerson students to pursue their own ideas, become more involved with Ryerson’s Zone Learning ecosystem and develop employable skills that will help them secure meaningful career opportunities.
Local education tech leader D2L believes learning is a life-long pursuit. Over its seventeen-plus year history, D2L has seen transformation in technology and in their home of downtown Kitchener. Last year, they asked themselves how they could help the community overcome some of the same challenges that they had faced.
Jennifer Turliuk had a crucial moment at the age of 12 that set her on a path to equip young children with the tech knowledge to lead the world.