Education

March 31, 2020

EDUCATION

Enabling Virtual Learning at Scale for the ‘Education State’

In Australia, the Victorian State Government is committed to building a world class education system to continue to enhance Victoria’s status as the ‘Education State’. Schools are the front line of this effort to build a system that provides every student with the knowledge, capabilities and attributes…

March 27, 2020

EDUCATION

Extreme challenges have put a spotlight on digital resilience of our education sector

Recently a number of  education CIOs from universities, vocational training and K-12 gathered for a full-day roundtable in Melbourne, Australia. The backdrop for the discussion was an escalating Covid-19 outbreak with huge potential implications for education. Educators were faced with a range…

February 11, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Cisco thingQbator – creating a culture of innovation & entrepreneurship

Every year I go on an annual pilgrimage. My place of worship is the Indian Institute of Technology at Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), my alma matter. This year was special as it marked 2 years of the CiscoThingQbator experiment featuring 5 colleges across India, and an e-summit hosted by my alma…

February 7, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“I work in a job that did not exist when I was studying.”

A conversation with Emma Reid, Global Marketing Manager for Cisco’s Networking Academy Emma Reid is a well-regarded champion for diversity and equal opportunity particularly in creating programs that bridge the gap and enables a stronger sense of community within the IT industry. Emma is the Global…

February 7, 2020

EDUCATION

Cisco partnering with CSIRO to bring STEM Professionals in Schools

Did you build robots in primary school? Cisco has been partnering with CSIRO to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Professionals to schools to share some insights about their roles, and in some cases, even build robots! STEM Professionals in Schools is a national volunteer program…

October 1, 2019

EDUCATION

Cisco partners with La Trobe to enhance technology innovation and global collaboration

Cisco joins forces with La Trobe University to lead on campus technology innovation, and to position and prepare students for industry-ready and digital skills required in the knowledge economy that help to solve real-world industry problems.  • La Trobe University and Cisco strengthen partnership…

August 29, 2019

EDUCATION

Capitalising on the `Blue Tech’ opportunity

The Australian vocational education and training (VET) sector is going through digital disruption. The sector – particularly government-owned TAFEs – is responsible for training and re-training people across a range of industries. Many of those industries are being completely transformed…

July 11, 2019

INNOVATION

Fostering the next-generation of innovators and problem-solvers

Cisco thingQbator was conceived as a Cisco India CSR initiative to students build digital skills through learning by doing.  The key objectives being democratize innovation by building spaces and communities in colleges to foster innovation. Most of all, we wanted to challenge young minds to find…

July 10, 2019

EDUCATION

Securing Australia’s Education Institutions

Securing Australia’s Education Institutions The state of cyber readiness in the Australian education sector By Steve Moros, Director of Cybersecurity, Cisco Australia and New Zealand  Universities and TAFE institutions have a target on their back when it comes to cyber security.…