Digital Skills

April 1, 2023

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Cisco Participates in VP Harris’ Digital Coalition Roundtable in Africa

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Today, Cisco participated in U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris’ Digital Coalition Roundtable in Lusaka, Zambia to meet with public and private sector leaders and explore pathways to advance digital inclusion and digital connectivity in Africa. “Deepening U.S.-Africa relations, bridging the digital divide on the continent, and empowering the people of Africa with digital skills for the […]

February 7, 2023

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Cisco’s goal to train 2.6 million people with digital skills across the European Union

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As the the European Year of Skills kicks off, Cisco has announced its goal to train 2.6 million people across the European Union in digital and cybersecurity skills over the next 10 years, through the Networking Academy. This blog explores Cisco's contribution to building a stronger digital Europe.

picoCTF: How gamified cybersecurity piques curiosity in STEM

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Created by Carnegie Mellon University’s Cylab, picoCTF encourages interest in cybersecurity with a capture the flag game.

Cisco Networking Academy offers inclusive and equitable education to power global development

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This International Day of Education, Laura Quintana, VP of Cisco Networking Academy, shares how we are creating an equitable future.

January 24, 2023

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We Can’t Ignore the Digital Skills Shortage: Six Public Policies to Address This 21st-Century Crisis

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Businesses, governments, universities, nonprofits, and other organizations are entering a new era of connectivity and technology. Whether to boost productivity, improve public services, or help make cities more sustainable, this rapid adoption of technology is creating endless benefits. However, one challenge is threatening to stall the digital transformation of the future: the growing digital skills […]

Cisco Networking Academy: Innovating to make education accessible and equitable for all

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On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we reflect on Cisco Networking Academy’s commitment to create an inclusive future.