netacad

November 6, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Internet of Employment – the workforce behind a connected future

By next year, it is estimated that 25 billion devices will already be connected to the internet, with that figure set to double to 50 billion by 2020. These connected ‘devices’ won’t simply be computers, they will range from alarm clocks, cars, coffee makers, fridges, baby monitors and smart watches, to street lighting, parking meters […]

September 30, 2014

EDUCATION

Five Ways We Can Prepare the Next Generation of Workers for Tomorrow’s Technology

Consider this: Many of today’s top jobs didn’t exist 10 years ago – jobs like app developers, social media managers, and cloud computing administrators. By 2018, it’s predicted that there will be 21 billion networked devices and connections globally. The Internet of Everything (IoE) will bring it all together, but it’s people that will make […]

NetAcad Students Win 2 of 3 Medals in WorldSkills Competition for Networking Administration

I am still in awe at the incredible WorldSkills event that took place in Leipzig, Germany last week. It was truly amazing to see thousands of the most talented youth from around the world compete for the top title in their skill. World Skills brings top international trainees age 23 and younger to compete for […]

June 24, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Cisco Networking Academy Fields Dream Team for Cisco Live!

Today, I had the opportunity to speak with students of the Cisco Networking Academy. These students were selected to run the network at Cisco Live this year and run the Cisco Network Operations Center (NOC). An innovative information and communications technology (ICT) education program, the Cisco Networking Academy provides a million students worldwide with the […]

A Half Million Likes on Facebook: Cisco Networking Academy Uses Social Media to Engage and Educate

This post was written by Hilal Chouman, social media strategist for Cisco Networking Academy Since late 2009, Cisco Networking Academy (NetAcad), one of Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs, has been present on various social media networks. The earliest presence was on the rising social network of that time: Facebook. In late 2010, NetAcad’s Facebook […]

ICT Education Propels One South African Woman from Child to Role Model

Guest blog by Ntombozuko (Soso) Luningo Soso Luningo is a trainer with the ICT Academy at CIDA City Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she trains students on the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum This is my first blog ever, long overdue since I am an expressive person. Everywhere I have ever spoken, the question has […]

March 11, 2013

EDUCATION

EdChat with Cisco Experts on Technology Trends and Solutions

Education leaders and innovators around the world are transforming education today. Please join us on March 19th (Americas and EMEA) or March 20 (Asia Pacific), for the Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders, to see how they are shaping the future of education. During this free global conference, which you can attend from the convenience […]