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Local Focus

Cisco is helping to build the workforce of tomorrow by teaching students in the UK the digital, technical and career building skills that employers need to fill the digital skills gap. More than 300 Cisco Academies across the UK are dedicated to helping students develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in a technology-driven market.



Learning Experience

The Learning Experience slide deck provides information about our current portfolio, and a good understanding about how it could be useful to Education institutions.


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250,000+ Students since inception

20,000+ Current students

9% Female students

300+ Cisco Academies

600+ Instructors

£50M In-Kind contribution since inception 


We are updating the UK Country Profile document, summarising the impact of Cisco Networking Academy in the UK. 


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European Commission Digital Coalition for Jobs

Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

Cisco pledged to align training and certifications to the e-competence framework, and to provide training for smart-grid professionals.

European Commission Women in ICT

Women in ICT

Cisco signed the EU Code of Best Practices for women in ICT.


e-Skills for Jobs 2016 EU Campaign

Cisco supports efforts to raise awareness of the opportunities available to people with who know how to effectively use digital technologies.

European Alliance

European Alliance for Apprenticeship

Cisco committed this pledge in support of young European people on their first steps towards a successful professional career.

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Contact Us

Learn more about becoming involved with the networking Academy in the UK.