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A Decade of Success: Cisco's Networking Academy Turns 10

A Decade of Success: Cisco's Networking Academy Turns 10

A Decade of Success: Cisco's Networking Academy Turns 10

June 6, 2007

Cisco Networking Academy is a public private partnership with established educational institutions around the world. Formally launched in October 1997, with 37 educational institutions teaching students in seven states, today, well over 1.6 million students have completed courses at the 10,000 academies that are located in high schools, technical schools, colleges, universities, and community-based organizations around the world.

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Press Releases


31-Jul-2008
Cisco Networking Academy Continues Support of First Nations Education with Awards of Excellence

28-Apr-2008
17 Schools in Moscow Launch Cisco Network Academy Courses to Address IT Skills Gap

23-Apr-2008
Cisco Networking Academy Program Announces Record Student Numbers in Morocco

22-Apr-2008
Cisco Unveils Plans for Tunisia Office

11-Mar-2008
Demand for Networking Skills Grows in Latin America

05-Mar-2008
Cisco Helps Channel Partners Address Technology Skills Shortfall with New Partner Talent Portal in Middle East and Africa

13-Feb-2008
Cisco Networking Academy Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Virginia

12-Feb-2008
Cisco Collaborates with GSMA to Launch Skills Initiative for Mobile Industry Technology Professionals

29-Jan-2008
Cisco to Launch Mediterranean Youth Technology Club (MYTecC) and the Digital Cities Project Aimed at Long Term Economic and Social Development

21-Jan-2008
Cisco Announces AED 5.8 Billion Five-Year ICT Investment Plan for the United Arab Emirates

15-Jan-2008
Cisco Named as a Global Strategic Technology Provider for Newly Launched 'Silatech' Youth Employment Initiative

10-Dec-2007
Cisco Inaugurates East African Headquarters in Nairobi

03-Dec-2007
Cisco Networking Academy Marks 10-Year Anniversary with Celebration in Hanoi

08-Oct-2007
10 Years of Cisco Networking Academy Celebrated in Istanbul

03-Oct-2007
Cisco Calls for Era of Public-Private Partnership in Education

03-Oct-2007
Cisco Networking Academy Marks 10-Year Anniversary with Celebration in Toronto

21-Aug-2007
Cisco and Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport to Deliver Advanced Networking Skills to Educators in Cambodia

17-Jul-2007
Cisco Launches the Networking Academy Ambassador Program in Hong Kong to Nurture IT Talent and Bring Value to Community

06-Jul-2007
Cisco Offers Traineeship to Engineering Graduates from Central and Eastern Europe

25-June-2007
Cisco Addresses Global Networking Skills Gap with New Entry-Level Certification and Updates to CCNA

15-Jun-2007
Networking Academies Boost Career Opportunities in Least Developed Nations

05-Jun-2007
Cisco Updates IT Essentials Curriculum

05-Jun-2007
Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training Recognizes Cisco for Efforts to Raise Country's Technology Skills

01-June-2007
Cisco Networking Academy Announces 2007 "4R" Recognition Award Winners

01-May-2007
Technical High Schools in Turkey Begin Training Network Specialists

02-Feb-2007
Cisco Takes Part in National Groundhog Job Shadow Day 2007

29-Jan-2007
Cisco Community Academies to Help Edinburgh's Unemployed Back to Work

03-Dec-2006
Cisco Pledges $1 Million Investment for ICT Related Micro- Credit Financing in Developing Countries

11-Oct-2006
Singapore's Institute of Technical Education Consolidates Cisco Networking Academy Program Across Its Colleges

12-Sept-2006
Cisco Networking Academy Program Announces "3R" Recognition Award Winners

06-Jun-2006
Cisco "Promoting IT Careers" Initiative Builds on Strength of Cisco Networking Academy Program

21-Apr-2006
Cisco Systems and Hanoi University of Technology Collaborate on Networking Research and Development

30-Jan-2006
Cisco Systems Supports National Groundhog Job Shadow Day 2006

07-Nov-2005
Cisco Systems and the National Center for Women & Information Technology Launch Nationwide Initiative to Address Gender Gap in IT

03-Nov-2005
Cisco Systems Receives U.S. State Department Award for Corporate Citizenship

19-Oct-2005
Cisco Networking Academy Expands Advanced Technology Training Curriculum

28-Jun-2005
Cisco Launches Packetville eLearning Web Portal

26-Apr-2005
First Nations SchoolNet and Cisco Systems Networking Academy Launch Canadian Distance Learning Initiative

21-Feb-2005
University Kuala Lumpur Appointed Regional Networking Academy by Cisco Systems

17-Feb-2005
Groundhog Job Shadow Day Hosted by Cisco Systems

10-Feb-2005
CIE Deploys Internationally Recognised ICT Curriculum from Cisco Systems to Public High Schools and State Colleges Nationwide

27-Jan-2005
Florida Department of Education and Cisco Networking Academy Address Gender Gap in IT

15-Dec-2004
AMA Computer University Becomes First Networking Academy in the Philippines to Offer Cisco Certified Network Professional Curriculum

08-Dec-2004
UNDP and Cisco Systems Bring Internet Education Collaboration to Vietnam

26-Oct-2004
Cisco Systems Launches Philanthropic Initiative in Malaysia

07-Jul-2004
Cisco Signs MOU with China Ministry of Education on Cooperative Project

24-Jun-2004
400 Vocational High Schools in Indonesia to Offer Cisco Networking Academy Program

28-May-2004
National Computer Center Designated Cisco Regional Networking Academy

30-Sep-2003
Malaysia France Institute Produces First Cisco Networking Academy Graduates

30-Sep-2003
Cisco Systems Receives Presidential Award for Corporate Leadership

25-Jun-2003
UK Regulator QCA Accredits the OCR IT Practitioner Suite of Qualifications, Incorporating the Cisco Networking Academy Programme, into the National Qualifications Framework

22-May-2003
Cisco Networking Academy Celebrates Five Years of Success

22-Apr-2003
Cisco Reaches Major Milestone with Half Million Career Certifications Issued

19-Mar-2003
Leading Polytechnics in Singapore to Grant Advanced Standing to Cisco Networking Academy Graduates from ITEs and secondary schools

14-Feb-2003
Cisco Systems and UMS launch Internet Training Centre Initiative in Malaysia

20-Jan-2003
Cisco invests into creating global networking skills in Bangladesh

20-Jan-2003
Cisco IT Education Program Gains Momentum as 1000th Cisco Networking Academy Opens in Asia Pacific

19-Nov-2002
Cisco networking education program receives overwhelming response under APEC's Human Capacity Building Promotion Program

14-Oct-2002
Women Take Up the Challenge to Accelerate Jordan's Economy

02-Oct-2002
Cisco Systems marks two milestones in Vietnam with new Hanoi office and 35 more network-trained students

02-Oct-2002
Cisco Systems Marks Two Milestones in Vietnam with New Hanoi Office and 35 More Network-trained Students

20-Aug-2002
Winners of Singapore's first Networking Challenge prove students are getting IT right

05-Aug-2002
Ministry of Education to offer Cisco Networking Academy Program in 25 technical institutions in Malaysia

26-Jul-2002
UNDP APDIP and Cisco Systems complete three-year plan to set up Networking Academies in developing countries

10-Jul-2002
Four Davao Schools Form Consortium to Implement Cisco Networking Academy Program

25-Jun-2002
Technology Focused College Takes Tertiary learning Into the Classroom

05-Jun-2002
Balfour Collegiate and the Cisco Networking Academy Program win the 2002 Training for Excellence Award

03-Jun-2002
Cisco Systems Canada Joins with HP, Panduit and Sun Microsystems to Expand the Cisco Networking Academy Program in Canada

17-Apr-2002
La Fédération des établissements d'enseignement privés Brings High Tech Education and Training to Québec

02-Apr-2002
Cisco Networking AcademyTM Program Welcomes HP in Efforts to Prepare Students for IT Careers

26-Mar-2002
Business Model Creates Job Opportunities

25-Mar-2002
Cisco Strengthens Presence in Sri Lanka

19-Mar-2002
Cisco Systems Enhances Networking Academy Program in Malaysia with RM$3.5 million Equipment Donation

18-Mar-2002
Cisco strengthens focus on Bangladesh

18-Mar-2002
Cisco Systems Appoints Multimedia University as Regional Networking Academy

13-Mar-2002
Cisco Launches Singapore's First Competition to Test Students' Knowledge of Networks

22-Feb-2002
Computer Arts Technological College becomes first Cisco Networking Academy in Albay

03-Feb-2002
Cisco Networking Academy Program Strengthens Presence in Southern Philippines

02-Feb-2002
Cisco Systems reinforces commitment to Vietnam with new Representative Office in Hochihminh City

30-Jan-2002
Educational institutes embrace Cisco Networking Academy Program to develop networking professionals for Thailand

23-Jan-2002
Western Teams with Cisco Systems Canada to Prepare Students for IT Careers

29-Nov-2001
University of Hong Kong, SPACE joins Cisco Networking Academy Program as Cisco expands program in HKSAR

22-Nov-2001
Cisco Systems Signs Education MoU with Andaman & Nicobar Islands Administration

13-Nov-2001
Cisco E-learning Leadership Recognized in APEC Program to Bridge 'Digital Divide'

01-Nov-2001
Cisco and Panduit Form Relationship to Provide IT Skills to Students

25-Oct-2001
New Zealand's Latest Cisco Networking Academy Bridges the Digital Divide

25-Oct-2001
Cisco Systems, Lao Dong newspaper, VDC and Future Choice Open up IT career Opportunities to University Students Across Vietnam

24-Oct-2001
Cisco launches "Career Connection" in Asia Pacific

24-Oct-2001
Cisco Extends Networking Academy Program to High School with High Percentage of Non-English Speaking Students

26-Sep-2001
Orchard Park Secondary School Receives Networking Academy Lab from Cisco Systems Canada Employee

05-Jun-2001
Box Hill Institute in Victoria Chosen as Super Cisco Academy Training Centre for Asia Pacific Region

23-May-2001
Liverpool City Council First in Australia with Community-based Cisco Networking Academy

14-May-2001
Cisco Systems Signs Education MoU with Orissa Government

09-Apr-2001
Cisco Systems selected by b2m and Sundata to Help Establish Network of e- Commerce Contact Centres for Rural Australia

07-Apr-2001
Second Intake of Cisco Networking Academy students in Bina Nusantara University Graduate with Cisco Certified Network Associate accreditation

05-Apr-2001
Saigon Center of Techniques and Technology to Award Cisco Networking Academy Scholarships to Top Le Hong Phong Students

21-Mar-2001
Cisco Systems Signs Education MoU with WEBEL

15-Mar-2001
Cisco Systems Signs Education MoU with the Government of Uttar Pradesh

08-Mar-2001
First Cisco Networking Academy Launched in Catanduanes

08-Mar-2001
Ministry of National Education and Cisco Systems Announce Establishment of Networking Academies throughout Indonesia

15-Feb-2001
Southeastern College Joins Cisco Networking Academy Family

09-Feb-2001
Cisco Announces Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Centre as the First Networking Academy Partner in Macau

08-Feb-2001
South Australia Increases High School IT Skills Education in Partnership with Cisco Systems

25-Jan-2001
Victoria Increases IT Skills Education for Senior Secondary School Students

16-Jan-2001
Cisco and SunTM Form Partnership to Provide IT Skills to Students

15-Jan-2001
Cisco Systems Expands Advanced Internet Education Program Throughout India

10-Jan-2001
Cisco Provides High-tech Training to the U.S. Air Force

18-Dec-2000
Cisco Networking Academy Program Marks a New Milestone in Networking Education in Asia

14-Nov-2000
Cisco Systems Brings Advanced Technology Education to Vietnam

09-Nov-2000
ACT Government First to Include Cisco Systems' Networking Academy Program in High School Curriculum

27-Oct-2000
Cisco Systems Takes Education in the Internet Age to New Heights Together with Industry Leaders in Hong Kong

24-Oct-2000
Cisco Systems Addresses IT Skills Gap with Networking Academy Job Fair

06-Sep-2000
Cisco expands Networking Academy Program to Australia's Remote North West

06-Jul-2000
Canadian Students Graduate from the Cisco Systems Networking Academy Program

27-Jun-2000
Cisco certification approved as a British Columbia Ministry of Education External Course

21-Jun-2000
Cisco Systems Expands Networking Academies Program in Australia to Stem the IT Skills Shortage

19-Jun-2000
APDIP-Cisco Networking Academy Program wins Education Category in Stockholm Challenge Award 2000

09-May-2000
IDA, NTU and Cisco Systems Collaborate on Networking Education Initiative

25-Nov-1999
Cisco Systems Canada and the Software Human Resource Council Prepare Students for the Internet Economy

26-Feb-1998
Vice President Gore Praises Cisco Systems Commitment to Place Networking Academies in All Empowerment Zones by End of 1998

25-Feb-1998
Virginia Community College System Announces Partnership with Cisco Systems to Provide High Tech Training for Students at Virginia Schools

16-Feb-1998
Powell Announces America's Promise Partnership with Communities in Schools


Feature Articles

24-Jun-2008
Tackling the Global Shortage of Skilled Network Engineers

02-Jun-2008
Cisco Networking Academy 'F-email' Project Teaches IT Skills and More to Women in Three Countries

14-May-2008
Doing the Right Thing Through Education

08-May-2008
Public-Private Partnerships

01-May-2008
Creating Opportunities for Partially-Sighted People with Networking Academy Courses for the Blind

31-Mar-2008
Cisco Initiatives Help to Confront Poverty, Divisions and Skills Shortages in Israel

24-Mar-2008
The Cisco Networking Academy NetReady Initiative Helps to Bridge IT Employment Gap in Romania

19-Mar-2008
How Bulgaria's BIG Project is Changing the Way People Think about IT in Education

17-Mar-2008
Francis Baliza Goes From Cleaner to IT Administrator with Help from the Cisco Networking Academy

14-Jan-2008
Vision For A Better World: Cisco Receives 2007 Corporate Citizenship Award For International Community Service

03-Oct-2007
A Decade of Impact and a Future of Promise

03-Oct-2007
Cisco Networking Academy Celebrates a Decade of Cultivating Technology Expertise and Economic Growth

03-Oct-2007
Canadian Success Stories

18-Jul-2007
Cameroon Becomes First African Nation to Introduce Cisco Networking Academy to all Universities

25-Jun-2007
Cisco Networking Academy: Curriculum Evolves to Address Changing Industry, Student Needs

23-May-2007
Educating for the Technology Revolution - and Beyond

16-Feb-2007
Cisco Networking Academy at 10: Educating the Architects of the Networked Economy

04-Dec-2006
Mario Maniewicz of ITU's Telecommunication Development Bureau on the Union's Association with Cisco

16-Nov-2006
Cisco Networking Academy Program Instructors Overcome Challenges to Deliver Skills in Africa

26-Sep-2006
Paul Mountford Outlines Cisco Plans to Invest in Turkey's Transformation

03-Aug-2006
Bus-Based Cisco Networking Academy Programs give Students a new Route to Acquire IT Skills

15-May-2006
Cisco Selected by State Department to Host Five Women For US- Middle East Partnership Initiative

05-Apr-2006
The World's First Hospital-Based Networking Academy to Improve IT Skills in French Healthcare Sector

29-Mar-2006
Archbishop Tutu Praises the Cisco Networking Academy Program for Making "the World a Better Place"

20-Mar-2006
Yvon Le Roux on How Cisco is helping to plug the Skills Gap in Advanced Networking Technologies

30-Jan-2006
The Cisco Networking Academy Program Brings Much more than Technical Skills into People's Lives

10-Jan-2006
Training Future Networking Experts: A Day in the Life of a Cisco Networking Academy Instructor

30-Dec-2005
Cisco Networking Academies Help Support Women in Technology, Business, Society and Life

30-Nov-2005
United Nations-Sanctioned Cisco Networking Academies Bring Hope to University Students in Iraq

01-Nov-2005
Palestinian and Israeli Students Come Together for IT Learning in Cisco Peace Academies Initiative

16-Sep-2005
"Wireless Home" Project Heralds Exciting Career Prospects for Women of Dubai

15-Aug-2005
John Chambers Hands Out Awards at First Cisco Networking Students' Olympics during Visit to Russia

26-Jul-2005
Cisco Networking Academy Program Plays Vital Role in Ethiopia's IT-based Economic Regeneration Plan

24-Mar-2005
Australia's Cisco Networking Academies Provide a Refuge for Fostering Underprivileged Talent

23-Mar-2005
Cisco and Florida Work to Address IT Gender Gap through the Girls Get IT Initiative

20-Dec-2004
Cisco Korea - Focusing on 'Giving Back to Society'

10-Dec-2004
On Company's 20th Anniversary, Cisco Executives Reflect on Past Success and Look to the Future

27-Oct-2004
Cisco Networking Academies: Global Partnerships That Help Fuel Local Economies, Empower Women to Contribute

22-Oct-2004
Israel Cisco Networking Academy Program Leads to Venture Promoting Community Leadership and Cohesion

08-Jul-2004
Cisco Networking Academy Students and Mentors Upgrade Network for Lutheran Family Services

21-Apr-2004
New Cisco Initiatives Aim to Strengthen Networking Technology Knowledge Base in United Arab Emirates

11-Dec-2003
Cisco Collaborates With the World Health Organization to Create a Global Health and Technology Network

15-Oct-2003
ITU Telecom World 2003 Special: Bringing IT Skills to Developing Countries and Emerging Economies

30-Sep-2003
Cisco Receives Prestigious Ron Brown Award for Networking Academy Program

08-Aug-2003
Cisco Networking Academy Instructor Pioneering Classes, Tools for Visually Impaired Students

30-Jul-2003
Seventeen Students-Including Six Women-Complete Their First Semester at the Cisco Networking Academy in Afghanistan

17-Jul-2003
Vietnam Aims to Play a Big Part in Asia's Technology Future

25-Jun-2003
National University of Singapore, Nanyang Polytechnic and Ngee Ann Polytechnic First to Join Cisco Systems' NSITE-IHL Collaboration Initiative

20-Jun-2003
Bridging the Gap

12-Jun-2003
South Auckland Students Learn Vital Networking Skills with Cisco Program

26-May-2003
Cisco Global Technology Initiative Helping Close the Digital Divide

03-Apr-2003
Cisco Networking Academy Program: Five-Year Fast Facts

03-Apr-2003
Cisco Networking Academy Program Celebrates Five Successful Years

17-Mar-2003
Cisco Helps With New Public-Private Venture Called the Digital Freedom Initiative to Help Bridge the 'Digital Divide'

14-Mar-2003
Q&A: Cisco's Senior Manager of Education Marketing, Susan Jeannero Speaks on the Importance of Partnering to Improve Education

13-Feb-2003
Students Learn What it Takes to Succeed on National Job Shadow Day

13-Feb-2003
Young Students Lead Telecommunication Development in Guanajato, Mexico

29-Jan-2003
Afghanistan's First Cisco Networking Academy Will Help Teach Skills for the Information Age

27-Jan-2003
John Chambers Discusses Social Responsibility and Citizenship at the World Economic Forum

28-Nov-2002
Promoting Growth Across the Digital Divide

14-Nov-2002
Technology and Hope at the Cisco Networking Academy Africa Forum

12-Nov-2002
Networking Helps Uganda Take First Steps in Long Journey

13-Aug-2002
Chambers Presents Education Keynote Speech at The President's Economic Forum

25-Apr-2002
Cisco Works to Bridge Gender Digital Divide in Addis Ababa

12-Apr-2002
The Learning Curve: How Information Technology Adds New Dimensions of Accountability to Education

03-Apr-2002
Boston College's Center for Corporate Citizenship Releases Case Study on Cisco

14-Sep-2001
From Coffee Harvesters to Students at the Cisco Networking Academy Program

10-Jun-2001
Cisco Honors Technology Leader; Awards $100,000 Scholarship

Networking Academy in the News

InfoWorld: It takes a wired village

Africa News: Cisco Systems Sees Massive Potential in Africa

Diversity/Careers in Engineering: Cisco Networking Academy targets IT techies

The Jeffersonian: Sollers Point grad climbs IT ladder

White Mountain Independent Online: Round Valley High School students learn to connect at Networking Academy

United Arab Emirates: Cisco Networking Academy Program is keen to graduate 500,000 trainees from 10,000 Academies by the year 2010 in the MEA region

Business Day: Finding the passport to a rewarding IT career

AME Info: Cisco helps women in emerging markets embrace the need for technology skills as International Women's Day is celebrated

The Economic Times: Corporates, varsities to link the skill gap

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Media

Blog

Podcasts

Videos

Cisco Networking Academy Mind Wide Open Video

14-Nov-2006
Giving Back is in our DNA: Improving Education for Sustainable Communities

16-Jun-2006
Joining the High-Tech Revolution: Afghan Women Learn High-Tech Skills

28-Apr-2006
Keeping America Competitive: Part 4: President Bush Addresses America's Challenges

28-Apr-2006
Keeping America Competitive: Part 3: President Bush Addresses America's Challenges

27-Apr-2006
Keeping America Competitive: Part 2: President Bush Addresses America's Challenges

27-Apr-2006
Keeping America Competitive: Part 1: President Bush Addresses America's Challenges

16-Nov-2005
Technology Impact on Society: Building Stronger Communities Through Technology

14-Dec-2005
Award for Corporate Excellence: Exemplary Leadership in Educational Reform

01-Dec-2005
Cisco's CSR in Israel: Bringing Hope Through Education Initiatives

10-Nov-2003
Being a good corporate citizen and giving back to the many communities Cisco is a part of is a strong component of the company's corporate philosophy.

29-Jul-2003
Networking Academies help revitalize least developed countries by teaching valuable IT skills. Recently, 17 students graduated from Afghanistan's Academy.

27-Jun-2003
Ryan McGuire, a student at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School is gaining hands on technical experience in the Cisco Networking Academy Program.

27-Jun-2003
John Morgridge talks about how blending business goals with the goals of the outreach lead to a win-win for addressing education and training needs.

02-Apr-2003
After five years, Cisco's Networking Academy Program continues to impact students around the world.

27-Jan-2003
Women in Jordan are signing up in record numbers for Cisco's Networking Academy program - fueling their knowledge and their country's economy.

20-Dec-2002
Teachers and administrators discuss how Cisco's Networking Academy program helps prepare students and teachers in the U.S. through high-tech education.

01-Jul-2002
Participants in the El Deca, Mexico Networking Academy, describe how learning technology can change lives and communities through better communication.

01-Jan-2002
Cisco prepares Mexican students for a profession in networking at Cisco's Networking Academy program, located in over 100 countries around the world.

03-Aug-2001
Valerie Morris, of CNN's Business Unusual, looks at how Cisco's Networking Academy program is helping bridge the digital divide by educating the disadvantaged.

02-Nov-2001
In Colombia, five Indians live in villages without electricity; regardless they began Internet design classes in the Networking Academy at Compucesco.

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Other Resources

Biographies

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