CISCO Networking Academy

Lead Organisation HEART/NTA
Type of Project Activity Project which enable ICT4D environment
Project URL NA
Brief Description The objective of the project is to generate employment and reduce poverty by equipping Jamaicans with skills needed to take advantage of both local and international opportunities in the information technology (IT) sector. The project involves the establishment of a CISCO Regional Academy at the Stony Hill HEART/NTA Vocational Institute and ten 10 local academies in other institutions. Students of these academies are prepared for certification as “CISCO Certified Network Associates” (CCNA) which will qualify them for jobs as network engineers and administrators to work in Jamaica’s growing telecommunications industry
Contact name Muffatt Townsend, Academy Director
Contact email muffatt_townsend
Contact Phone/Fax (876) 942-2557
Regular Postal Address Stony Hill HEART Academy, Stony Hill
Affiliated Organisations UNDP, GOJ, CISCO
Funding Agencies UNDP
Target Beneficiaries Jamaicans interested in becoming certified CISCO administrators
Start Date 30-01-2002
End Date 24-04-2006
Project Budget US$1.4 M initally
Current Status ongoing
Countr(ies) Involved Jamaica
Description of ICT Components
Millennium Development Goals
Project Document(s)

Consorcio CarISnet
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