Cisco Blogs

How Can Technology Help Upgrade Skills?

July 14, 2009 - 1 Comment

Today, we launch a new jobs training program in Michigan that was cited by President Barack Obama. The program is designed to upgrade skills and create new job opportunities and will focus on broadband, network security and healthcare IT training. Press release on this news here.Technology plays an ever important role in education and the classroom, but how can it be best utilized for job training and retraining? Visit Cisco WebEx’ and help us brainstorm some great ideas on how technology can help train workers or upgrade skills. Don’t have an idea? Rate or comment on ideas that are already there: an idea or rate an idea and we’ll make a donation to Teachers Without Borders.

In an effort to keep conversations fresh, Cisco Blogs closes comments after 60 days. Please visit the Cisco Blogs hub page for the latest content.


  1. Video of President Obama speech citing Cisco Networking Academy program: