Educating the Architects

of Internet of Everything:
Networking Academy Today and Tomorrow
Mind Wide Open
Educating the Architects of IoE
Senior Director, Corporate Affairs
May 27, 2014
Laura Quintana
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Homework
Library
Classroom Lecture
Learner
TelePresence
session
National
newspaper
feed
Chemist
broadcast
session
Virtual
lab
IM
scientist
Classroom
lecture
Expert
blog
Class
lecture
VOD
Video
phone call
RSS
Open
courseware
Government
research
organization
Game
Newsletter
Expert
Website
with TA
Chemistry club
Twitter

Primate
community
Fauna
community
International newspaper
feed
GPS
to meeting
International library
virtual collection
Museum click-to-talk
iTunes U
podcast
Museum
virtual tour
Museum
National museum
virtual collection
Periodicals
Second Life museum
tour
Botany
community
vBlog
Telephone
Radio & TV
Chemistry
community
A Learner’s World Has Changed
A generation ago… Learning Today
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Assess
Learn
Re-
Assess
Student-centric learning
Tailored to a student’s learning preferences,
objectives, content, and pace
Lifelong Learning
Personalized
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All Jobs Will Require Technology Competence
Security Big Data/Analytics Automation Robotics
Manufacturing Transportation Defense Utilities
Finance Retail Healthcare Smart Cities
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So where’s the problem?
IT Skills Gap
0
10
20
30
40
50
% Skills Gap in 2015
Supply of essential
networking skills
must be sufficient to
both fill current
demand, and
account for
adjustment of staff to
roles that require
emerging networking
skills
Projected Shortage of IT Networking Professionals
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Preparing the Architects
of the Internet of Everything
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Focus
Workforce Readiness Skills
and Access to Jobs
The Student Learning Experience
Increasing NetAcad
Impact Globally
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We’re Listening …
 Improved Academy operating model
 Introduced Cisco NetSpace
 Updated curriculum
 Provided instructor development resources
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The NetAcad Ecosystem
FY 13: Transition and Acclimate
• Transition qualified Regional Academies and CATCs to new
partner model
• Communicate changes and intended impacts to entire ecosystem
• Develop processes to support new ecosystem
FY 14: Evaluate and Refine
• Understand day-to-day implementation of model by partners
• Clarify expectations and policies based on practical experience
• Develop additional tools and resources to improve operations
• Strengthen relationship between Cisco and ASCs
• Utilize strategic partnerships to provide additional courses directly
to students
FY 15: Build Capacity
• Identify additional areas for increased responsibility
• Refine existing processes and tools to optimize partner
involvement
• Evaluate partner engagement, selection, and renewal process to
promote quality and sustainability
• Increase engagement among ASCs, ITCs, and academies
Instructor
Training
Center
NetAcad
Resource
Program
Academy
Support
Center
Cisco
Academy
Students
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Bringing it All Together
Cisco NetSpace
Innovate
Collaborate Connect
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Evolving Learning Experience
Improving our core offerings and accommodating future innovations
New Learning
Interactions
Community and Partner
Created Content
Voice Primer,
Cloud Primer
Linux Essentials
Virtual Events
Cyber Security series Internet of Everything
New Learning
Experience
Flexibility with
teaching and
learning options
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Course Translations
Globally, 36% of students are enrolled in translated courses
ITE CCNA Entrepreneurship
ةيبرعلا
Português
Español
Français
Pусский
中国的

Magyar, Italiano,日本の,
Polski, Român, Türk
ةيبرعلا
Português
Español
Français
日本の
中国的
Pусский
Türk

Polski, Deutsch, Magyar
ةيبرعلا
中國的
Español
Français
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Instructor Resources

Instructor
recognition
Flexibility:
personalize
content
Communities
of support
IPD and
Train the
Trainer
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Job Resources – NetAcad Advantage
 Resume / CV Writing
 Interview Skills
 Personal Brand
 Job Search Tips
 Social Media
 And more …
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and many more…

Cambodia: Passerelles
Numeriques
China:
eXperience
U.S. PACT
Italy: Junior
Networking
Mexico:
Conexcion
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Networking Academy Ecosystem Partners
Educating the Architects of IoE
The World’s Future Global Problem Solvers
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Cisco Networking Academy
138
14%
18% 175
100% 1,000
19%
179
7% 70
7% 65
5% 51
2% 22
7% 63
1% 5
20% 187
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Thank you.