Participate in the US and Canada 2024 Learn-A-Thon in Introduction to Data Science on Skills for All to give your students an opportunity to learn about data science and position themselves for a career in this lucrative and satisfying field. 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 6-hours through this Learn-A-Thon competition.
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 Promotional Flyer and to help our instructors new to Skills For All, they can get started using this How to Guide for Educators.
Participate in the Learn-A-Thon from February 12th until February 26th, 2024
Take students inside the world of data science to explore the basics of data science, data analytics, and data engineering to understand how machine learning is shaping the future of business, healthcare, education, and more. Multiple activities and quizzes engage students and reinforce learning.
Data science professionals who can provide actionable insights for data-driven decisions are in high demand all over the world.
The cost to join the Learn-A-Thon is free.
One of the most popular industries for new jobs and high salaries right now.
Students who participate in the Learn-A-Thon and pass the Introduction to Data Science course exam with a 70% or above on any attempt will be awarded an Introduction to Data Science 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, X, Facebook, Xing, resumes, college applications, email signatures, via Email, shared link; embed code into web page or blog.
After the Learn-A-Thon, we encourage students to continue on their Data Analyst, Scientist and Engineering journey by taking Data Analytics Essentials as a next step.
Prizes will be awarded to the following categories as stated below:
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 Instructors with the most Student Participants in each of the 3 following organizational categories: High school, Higher Education (Community College, University), and Community Based/NGO
The Learn-A-Thon is open to NetAcad Academies across US AND CANADA who can host the event over a two-week period
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.