Education is a core part of our mission to help solve society’s toughest problems. Cisco Networking Academy builds IT and career skills that empower people to thrive in the digital economy. And through Cisco grants and donations of our technology, we help improve access to quality education worldwide.
Networking Academy graduate Megan Chapman details her journey from student at Stanly Community College to IT professional in North Carolina.
As a global technology leader, we understand the value of digital skills and education. This drives our effort to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Building students’ skills in these disciplines is the first step in developing a sustainable workforce for the digital economy.
Working with 12,100 organizations in 180 countries, Cisco Networking Academy is empowering people with the skills to thrive in a digital economy.
The education programs we support engage students early in their lives, improving their academic performance, and increasing the chance they will advance to post-secondary education. And our own Cisco Networking Academy is preparing millions of students for careers in technology.
31% increase in teacher retention through New Teacher Center's data-centric training approach.
100% increase in reach for Science Buddies, which now helps nearly 18 million students build literacy in science and technology.
10.9 million people worldwide have gained digital skills through Cisco Networking Academy.