On November 29th, John Chambers and Chilean President Ricardo Lagos signed an agreement of technological cooperation for education between the Government of Chile, Cisco Systems, and the Cisco Learning Institute.
As part of the agreement:
This agreement is part of a strong commitment by Cisco to use the Internet and e-Learning solutions to improve education in Chile. Since 1998, the company has supported different initiatives in order to create IT professionals -- including a networking post-degree at Universidad de Chile and the Cisco Networking Academy launched in Chile in June.
The signing of the agreement was part of the Chilean presidents visit to Ciscos headquarters in Silicon Valley during his official trip to the region.