Learning Never Stops

Connecting you to new ideas, best practices and transformative technologies to help you on your lifelong learning journey.

The new Learning Never Stops Podcast is all about connecting you to new ideas, best practices and transformative technologies to help you on your lifelong learning journey. Throughout the podcast series, we will interview industry professionals, partners, educators, and learners, bringing you valuable insight and knowledge.

If you have any questions, if you have suggestions, or if you have constructive feedback, we want to hear it! Email us at learning-never-stops@cisco.com

EPISODE 1 > Interview with Dr. Lance Ford

The last few weeks have been hard for everyone. In the world of education, it's extremely challenging for educators and learners that are transitioning to a fully remote education system. To help us in this transition, we sat down with Dr. Lance Ford, an educational technology advocate for Cisco, with over 19 years of experience teaching remotely. Lance walks us through the best practices around having a successful remote teaching and learning experience. 

EPISODE 2 > Interview with Dr. John Sands

In this episode, we're talking to Dr. John Sands, professor of Information Technology and Department Chair of the Computer Integrated Technology Department at Moraine Valley Community College, and Director of the National Support Center for Systems Security and Informative Assurance. Specifically, we're discussing best practices in a post-secondary setting using Cisco Networking Academy courses, and touching base about teacher resources and training.
Cisco Packet Tracer: https://www.netacad.com/courses/packet-tracer
Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA): https://www.cssia.org/
NetLab+: https://www.netdevgroup.com/content/cnap/
Tinkercad: https://www.tinkercad.com/
Cryptool: https://www.cryptool.org/en/


EPISODE 3 > High School Best Practices:  Interview with Tim King and Shane MacDonald

In this episode, we chat with Tim King, an experienced computer engineering teacher from Centre Wellington District High School in the town of Fergus, Ontario, and Shane Macdonald, one of Tim’s senior graduate students. Specifically, we talked about novel ways of adapting to remote education, the value of digital literacy, and the importance of work-ready credentials and skills.  


EPISODE 4 > NetAcad CyberOps Associate Course:  Interview with Swati Handa

In this episode, we are diving deep into the new CyberOps Associate certification, and the upcoming course on Cisco Networking Academy. Here is Swati Handa, Product Manager for our Cisco Networking Academy cybersecurity portfolio, giving us tour of this exciting new course and career pathway.


EPISODE 5 > DevNet Associate Course and Certification:  Interview with Wadih Zaatar, DevNet Global Partnership Lead for Cisco

The world is changing, and so is Cisco. Digital transformation is impacting all economic sectors and is changing the way we live. Networks have never been more important, and DevNet is part of Cisco’s broad strategy to transform the way we do business. In this episode, Wadih Zaatar, the DevNet Global Partnership Lead for Cisco Networking Academy, will be walking us through the DevNet Associate certification and course, and telling us why these new competencies are becoming more and more important. Visit the new DevNet Associate course and certification page: https://www.netacad.com/courses/infrastructure-automation/devnet-associate




More episodes will be posted here shortly.

This podcast is produced and brought to you by Cisco Networking Academy. NetAcad transforms the lives of learners, educators and communities through the power of technology, education and career opportunities. Learn more at netacadpod.com/learn