21st Century Learning
April 28, 2008
Cisco's vision is to help transform education so that it is relevant to the needs of 21st century learners, educators, and organizations. This will require a shift in the way teachers teach, leaders lead, and students learn. Technology will play a critical role in the development of engaging curricula and meaningful assessments to equip learners with 21st century skills such as creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. The end goal is the systemic improvement of both the quality and accessibility of education throughout the world.
Information At a Glance
Changes in Global Education: The Move to Do Teaching and Learning in Different Ways
Cisco's VP of global education talks about identifying skills that young people need to flourish intoday's economy and society. Critical thinking, creative thinking and collaboration are just a few.
- Global Education Transformation: Cisco's Investment in Global Education
Michael Stevenson, Cisco's VP of Global Education discusses the company's investment in education around the world to drive change and help facilitate a new generation of students and teachers.
- 21st Century Education: Driving Education Change
Cisco is leading a global initiative to transform education and the way students learn.
- Cisco Networking Academy
Cisco Networking Academy is a global education initiative that delivers information and communication technology skills to help improve career and educational opportunities for individuals in communities around the world.
A Decade of Success: Cisco's Networking Academy Turns 10
21st-Century Schools Initiative
Our 21st Century Schools initiative, which is backed by an US$80 million investment in technology, training programs and Cisco Fellows expertise, aims to create a scalable model for education reform and community development.
Creating 21st Century Schools
21st Century Schools Program
The Global Education Initiative
The Global Education Initiative (GEI) promotes socioeconomic development through education reform in the developing world. The GEI is one of the largest and most successful models of public-private collaboration for the advancement of education.
- John T. Chambers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cisco Biography
- Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Cisco Biography
- Michael Stevenson, Vice President, Global Education, Cisco Biography
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