Participate in the Learn-A-Thon Introduction to Cybersecurity to prepare students for a successful and lucrative career in technology from Cybersecurity to IoT. Academies can be part of the change and help fill the global skills shortage to build the technology workforce of tomorrow. Upskilling students is easy, low in cost and only takes two weeks through the Learn-A-Thon campaign.
Before registering to participate in the Learn-A-Thon, please read the terms and conditions and watch this Skills for All short video to help you get started. Additional details are also available in this FAQ.
Participate in the Learn-A-Thon from 10th March until 25th March 2023
Explores cyber trends, threats and staying safe in cyberspace. Multiple activities and quizzes engage students and reinforce learning.
Teaches how to protect personal data and privacy online & in social media. Discusses why more IT jobs require cybersecurity knowledge and understanding.
The cost to join the Learn-A-Thon is free.
When you teach cybersecurity, you provide your students with valuable skills companies continually seek from professionals that can protect and defend an organization’s network.
Students who participate in the Learn-A-Thon and pass the Intro to Cybersecurity course exam with a 70% or above on the first attempt will be awarded a Cisco Intro to Cybersecurity digital badge.
Students that participate in the Learn-A-Thon will receive a Cisco Learn-A-Thon experience digital badge.
A Cisco digital badge is an emblem distinguishing an achievement that can be shared and validated digitally on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Xing, via Email, shared link; embed code into web page or blog.
After the Learn-A-Thon, we encourage students to continue on their Cybersecurity journey by taking the Networking Basics course as a next step.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 6 instructors with the most student participants will win prizes. Only one prize per instructor will be awarded.
The Learn-A-Thon is open to NetAcad Academies in Poland who are able to host the event over a two-week period virtually or on campus.
Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills-to-jobs program offering digital skills training through strong public-private partnerships, high-quality curriculum, and inclusive workforce development programs. We are one of the longest-running, purpose-driven digital skills program in the world and have reached 17.5 million learners in 190 countries since 1997.