Learning and Digital Skills Development

Tomorrow’s global problem solvers

Cisco is committed to inclusive access to digital skills training and supporting those who use technology to educate. Through programs like Cisco Networking Academy and social investments in education, we create new opportunities for individuals to thrive.

Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy is an IT education program that provides free, best-in-class curriculum to secondary schools and higher education institutions worldwide.

Social investments in education

Working with nonprofit partners to help create sustainable and inclusive technology-based solutions.

New Teacher Center (NTC)

NTC provides training and coaching for new teachers and school leaders serving students with high needs.


TalkingPoints is building meaningful connections between schools, teachers, students, and their families.

Increasing access to quality education


of students completing CCNA curriculum or higher say Networking Academy helped them obtain a job or educational opportunity.


students reached by New Teacher Center in 2019-2020.


conversations facilitated between teachers and families by TalkingPoints during the 2019-2020 school year.

Global Problem Solvers: The Series

GPS: The Series engages middle school students with a team of teens from around the globe who use technology to solve real-world problems.

Cisco Educator Resource Center

Using technology to improve STEM learning outcomes and providing free curriculum and resources to educators.

Training military veterans for new careers

Cisco partners to create training and career opportunities for transitioning service members, military veterans, and their spouses.

ESG Reporting Hub and 2021 Cisco Purpose Report

Cisco is putting people, technology, and resources toward Powering an Inclusive Future for All, where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Visit our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Reporting Hub.