Showing posts from September, 2020

The Skills Toolkit

Today 28th September 2020, the government has added over 60 new courses to The Skills Toolkit from top quality providers including Cisco, The Open University, and others. With an even wider range of free, high quality digital and numeracy courses, and the addition of new employability and work readiness courses, the online platform gives people the opportunity to build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects. From computer essentials and practical maths to digital marketing, coding, leadership and project management, there’s something for everyone. Cisco Networking Academy is making available 3 Coding courses: Programming Essentials in Python, Programming Essentials in C and Programming Essentials in C++. Learn more about this initiative here:  

Instructor Professional Development (IPD) week, 5-9 October 2020

  Please join NetAcad's Technical Field Engagement Team online next week for Instructor Professional Development (IPD) week , 5-9 October 2020 . IPD Week provides NetAcad Instructors the opportunity to stay updated with the latest from Cisco Networking Academy. Enjoy programme updates and valuable technical sessions from experts. Programme Updates - Keep up with the latest from Cisco Networking Academy by joining one of these sessions. Topics include curriculum releases, new features, equipment updates and much more! Technical Sessions Topics will include: Security Onion Deep Dive Introduction to Cloud Calling Platform Update - New Experience Phase 2 Building Application using Distributed Systems Approach Are you a NetAcad Wizard? Tips and Tricks in NetAcad Web Application and API Security using Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) TOP 10 Working Remotely: When your Home becomes your Office Packet Tracer Activity Wizard & many more localized sessions! If

Free Programming Essentials in Python course

During this years' National Coding Week, we're making the NetAcad course Programming Essentials in Python available for anyone. The Programming Essentials in Python course, is two courses rolled into one student experience: Part 1 - is focused on procedural programming principles; Part 2 - extends this, developing the students' understanding of object oriented programming. Both are linked to optional career certifications.