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.

Connecting the unconnected

Building signature educational programs within Cisco

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.

Country Digital Acceleration (CDA)

The CDA program collaborates with government and private sector leaders to build sustainable, secure, and inclusive communities that are powered by ethical and innovative technology solutions.

Social investments in education

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

New Teacher Center

The New Teacher Center provides training and coaching for new teachers and school leaders who serve students with high needs.


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

Increasing access to quality education


9.8 million students reached through Code.org's Computer Science Fundamentals course


More than 400 million messages exchanged through TalkingPoints, a platform connecting teachers and families


Over 6.6 million registered users on CommonLit, which supports literacy development for students

Additional resources

Cisco Educator Resource Center

The Cisco Educator Resource Center uses technology to improve STEM learning outcomes and provide 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.

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.

ESG Reporting Hub and 2022 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.