Cisco NetAcad

March 1, 2018

LIFE AT CISCO

These Cisco Employees Go Behind Bars to Give Educational Freedom

Prison is a punishment, but it's also a place for re-education. Theses Cisco employees are working with NetAcad to empower prisoners to make better choices when released.

November 2, 2017

PARTNER

New Talent Bridge Matching Engine Connects Cisco Partners to Top Tech Talent

Since its launch in 2016, the Cisco Networking Academy Talent Bridge program has connected over 1200 Networking Academy students to jobs with Cisco partners. This week at Cisco Partner Summit, Cisco is unveiling a pilot program that will make it even easier for our partners to connect to, contact, and hire passionate, skilled Networking Academy […]

May 18, 2017

EDUCATION

How Learning Science Fuels Educational Innovation for the Digital Economy

As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it is clear that technology will play a central role in nearly all aspects of our lives. Research by the World Economic Forum estimates that 65% of children entering primary school will find themselves in occupations that today do not exist [1]. Additionally, by 2020, it is estimated […]

Girls Power Tech Brings Digital Skills to Life in Berlin

On April 27, my Cisco Berlin colleagues and I had the pleasure of celebrating International #GirlsInICTDay as a part of Cisco’s Girls Power Tech (GPT) initiative.

Accelerating Global Problem Solvers at Cisco Live US 2016

Cisco Live is Cisco’s largest customer event, and at this year’s conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility had its largest showing ever. More than 28,000 customers, partners, press, and analysts learned of our goal to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025. The week kicked off with an exciting announcement when Cisco […]

The NBA: Tapping into Cisco Networking Academy to Develop a Talent Pipeline

This guest post was written by Gena Pirtle, Marketing & Workforce Programs Manager for Cisco Corporate Affairs. She has been with Cisco since 1998 and currently oversees the Talent Bridge initiative, connecting Cisco and its partners to world-class talent. The NBA draws its fans by creating an environment of excitement and thrilling spectators with superstar athletes […]