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Introduction to Cybersecurity Nepal 2020

Learn-A-Thon Leader

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Islington College – Kathmandu
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Nepal College of Information Technology
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Softwarica College of IT & E-Commerce
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Participate in the Learn-A-Thon Introduction to Cybersecurity NEPAL 2020 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.

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Countdown To Completion 30th April 2020 - Kathmandu time (UTC +5:45)
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The Introduction to Cybersecurity Learn-A-Thon

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Length of Learn-A-Thon


Participate in the Learn-A-Thon from 1st April until 15th April 2020

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15-hour self-paced intro course


Explores cyber trends, threats and staying safe in cyberspace. Multiple activities and quizzes engage students and reinforce learning.

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Benefits of Intro to Cybersecurity


Teaches how to protect personal data and privacy online & in social media. Discusses why more IT jobs require cybersecurity knowledge and understanding.

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Free to join


The cost to join the Learn-A-Thon is free.

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In-Demand Skills


When you teach cybersecurity, you provide your students with valuable skills companies continually seek from candidates.

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Level


Beginner.

World of Cybersecurity
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Incentives for students to join the Learn-A-Thon

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Students who participate in the Learn-A-Thon and pass the Introduction to Cybersecurity course will be rewarded with a Cisco digital badge.

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All students who participate in the Learn-A-Thon will be issued a Certificate of Participation.

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 Cybersecurity Essentials course as a next step.

Timeline

1st April 2020
Learn-A-Thon Registration Opens
30th April 2020
Learn-A-Thon Concludes
10th May 2020
Winners announced
Certificates of completion issued to students
10th May 2020
Digital badges issued to students who passed course

Awards

Networking Academy instructors
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place
Top performing Instructors

The top performing Instructors with the highest number of students completing the Learn-A-Thon and earning a digital badge will be rewarded with a:

  • Certificate of recognition as  Top three Performing Instructors
  • Gift Card to the value of 1st place (USD 300), 2nd place (USD 200), 3rd place (100 USD)

How Academies Join the Learn-A-Thon

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Host a 2-week event at your educational institute.
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Assign a dedicated instructor to manage the Learn-A-Thon.
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Dedicated instructor to set up a self-paced Introduction to Cybersecurity Course page on NetAcad.com. CourseID:
Learnathon2020_Academy_Course#
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Dedicated instructor enroll students into self-paced Introduction to Cybersecurity Course.
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Dedicated instructor register its academy and class in this website to participate in Learn-A-Thon.
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Allocates an on-site lab facility with internet connection, if applicable. Encourage students to complete course and earn a digital badge.
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All students who complete and pass the Introduction to Cybersecurity Course will earn a digital badge to share on social media platforms.
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Have the most students complete the Introduction to Cybersecurity course and earn a learning digital badge & you’ll be in the running to win some great prizes.

Registration

The Learn-A-Thon is open to NetAcad Academies across NEPAL who are able to host the event over a two-week period on campus

Applications are open from 1st April 2020 and close on 30th April 2020.

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Promotion

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