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The Bridge to Inclusive Technology: Steps we are taking to increase accessibility

We are entering an era where everything and everyone is connected. In the process, we’re applying the lessons we’ve learned and building technologies that are secure, accessible, and bring people together.

How Cisco Networking Academy provides a bridge to career possibilities for people everywhere

Cisco Networking Academy provides access for anyone, anywhere to gain new digital skills. The program is available to teenagers, those pursuing higher education, and those seeking a new career path.

New Cisco Networking Academy CCNA curriculum accelerates path to job readiness for students around the globe

To help meet the need for skilled IT talent and ensure a more inclusive future for all people, I’m excited to announce that Cisco Networking Academy has advanced its Cisco Certificated Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum to prepare job seekers, from anywhere and from any background, with the skills they need for a successful career in the ever-changing IT field. The new curriculum will be integrated into most of Networking Academy’s 12,000+ academies around the world to prepare students to earn the new CCNA certification, which is available on February 24, 2020.

Cisco Networking Academy creates a much-needed skills-to-job pathway for diverse Midwest students

Committed to helping individuals in pockets of the US with limited jobs and opportunities achieve the skills they need to be successful in the digital world, Cisco Networking Academy has over 700 academies throughout the Midwest, with 175 in Michigan alone – a state that has been hard hit by economic downturns and globalization.

January 30, 2020

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Inspired by the Future of Tech

Angelo spent time with high school students as part of a Cisco Networking Academy mentoring opportunity in Italy. What he learned from them was inspiring!

Connecting the dots from skills to careers: Inside Cisco’s Networking Academy

Access to opportunity can change lives and change communities. Cisco Networking Academy partners with educators, governments, and employers to bring global and inclusive access to digital skills to millions of people. Here are some of their stories.

The Cybersecurity Talent Shortfall: How the Cisco Networking Academy is Meeting the Demand

According to the FBI’s annual Internet Crime Report, in the United States alone, cybercrime cost organizations $2.7 billion in 2018. These costs not only include service disruption, but loss of productivity, reputation damage, and other business impacts. There are many cybersecurity education programs available, but are they effectively preparing students to join the workforce?

How the AbilITy Cisco Networking Academy is Turning Disability into Opportunity

The abilITy Cisco Networking Academy is a six-month intensive networking technology education program that uses Cisco’s Networking Academy curricula, adapted it to serve people with disabilities.

Making a Big Impact in a Small Town Started in the Classroom

“When I first gave them the assignment, I got a lot of ‘I can’t.’ So I asked them to identify ways they could make a dent in the problem, explaining if they can do it, then someone else can do it too,” Mr. Miller explained. “I think that’s the great thing about GPS. It gets kids thinking and excited about what they can do.”