Asserting Cisco Networking Academy’s Be the Bridge Award winners!


Cisco Networking Academy Be the Bridge Awards have a good time the unimaginable issues our schooling companions have made doable and their achievements each Cisco monetary quarter.

Be the Bridge AwardI’m thrilled to publicly announce the companions who made an impression on our six-person international judging panel for this Cisco monetary quarter (Q1) of economic yr 2022 (FY22).

Assist us have a good time Cisco Networking Academy’s Be the Bridge Award recipients; twelve companions from world wide who embody the true spirit of our mission: to construct an inclusive future for all!

The final 18 months have required heroic efforts by our schooling companions, Academy Help Facilities, and Teacher Coaching Heart companions.

So, it’s significantly well timed—and an honor—to announce the next Be the Bridge Award winners. Every has demonstrated a dedication to Networking Academy that displays the true mission of our program. Every has sought out new methods to develop experience amongst our teacher base or solid a wider—and extra various—web towards scholar enrollment.

Please be part of me in congratulating these wonderful companions!

Allow us to all be impressed by their contributions.

Establishment Awards

TAFE NSW – Lidcombe, Meadowbank, and Glendale


Acknowledged for: Fostering loyalty, unimaginable volunteerism, and professionalism by instructors; endorsing IT Necessities as a core providing throughout the Australian Certificates IV in Data Expertise; guaranteeing the fitting abilities switch to regional instructors remotely (at odd hours); and operating strategic teacher coaching for giant regional universities whereas bringing in new territories.

Worldwide Youth Basis (IYF)


Acknowledged for: Unleashing alternatives for younger, low-income college students from technical vocational colleges in Mexico, IYF recognized a possibility to work with CONALEP, the most important technical vocational system in Mexico. After figuring out a spot in vocational orientation in the direction of IT/Networking alternatives, they used Networking Academy, along with their very own vocational program, and funds from different foundations, to spend money on constructing abilities sustainably whereas creating higher financial alternatives for the group.

NIIT Basis

Area: India/SAARC

Acknowledged for: Supporting various communities and experiencing important progress in profession programs. Highlights embody: establishing a Networking Academy service mannequin pilot providing CCT applications to underserved establishments in rural components of India; executing their first Talent-a-Thon bringing in college students to profession and CCT programs; and, beginning a novel marketing campaign empowering adults in custody and LGBTQIA+ communities.

American Indian Larger Schooling Consortium (AIHEC)

Area: US and Canada

Acknowledged for: Offering coaching alternatives for ITE, CCNA 1, and Cybersecurity to 74 individuals in 22 places and 11 states. Alternatives led to summer season camps working with excessive colleges and doubtlessly beginning lessons with increased schooling tribal faculties. However their largest achievement was upskilling their IT workers — and maintaining these staff on the school as a result of it may be arduous to recruit IT workers resulting from their distant places with excessive IT salaries elsewhere.

Particular person Awards

Keith Davis, Camden Dream Heart

Area: US and Canada

Acknowledged for: He utilized to be an middleman with the US Division of Labor, which launched two accredited apprenticeship applications. Packages make the most of Networking Academy’s curriculum and positions the Camden Dream Heart as a conduit between employers and academies who’re focused on apprenticeship alternatives. And the chance continues to foster collaboration and the constructing of latest relationships.

Yuliya Tanasyuk, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi Nationwide College

Serhii Martsenko, Ternopil College

Anatolii Chepynoha, Cherkasy State Technological College

Area: Visegrád, Russia and CIS

Acknowledged for: Serving because the Networking Academy steering committee in Ukraine, thereby strengthening the group and enabling progress.

Belal Mohamed, Abilities Plus Egypt

Area: MEA

Acknowledged for: Abilities Plus Egypt ranks as one of many prime academies within the area. Along with getting his CCNA and CCNP, Belal overcame monetary restrictions for trainees in Egypt by sharing in Recent Grads Initiative and voluntarily providing his effort and time. As such, he reached greater than 3,000 trainers on profession certification tracks.

Malin Borghager & Olga OTorstensson, Halmstad College

Area: Europe North & South, Germany, UKI

Acknowledged for: Spearheading efforts whereby 18 instructors from the European Cybercrime Coaching and Schooling Group (ECTEF) achieved teacher accreditation and plan to ship CCNA ITN and CyberOps Affiliate programs. Malin’s efforts solid a large legislation enforcement company web in Sweden, Romania, Germany, Nice Britain, Spain, Eire, Greece, Belgium, Iceland, Austria, and Cyprus.

Ligang Lu, Southwest Petroleum College

Area: Higher China

Acknowledged for: Being a faithful DevNet Affiliate trainer and evangelist, personally coaching greater than 100 DevNet instructors after difficult private circumstances.

Pleasure continues to construct as every of those FY22 Be the Bridge Award recipients shall be entered as finalists in our Golden Bridge Awards. We’ll announce the Golden Bridge Award winner at our annual World Companion Convention on Might 26, 2022.

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