On September 26-27, the autumn bootcamp of Cisco Academy instructors, for the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the first Cisco Academy in Ukraine took place in the Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University.
The participants of the event heard the greetings and speeches from: Carsten Simons, regional manager of programs of Cisco’s corporate social responsibilities in Europe, CIS and Israel; Elena Domotenko, manager of programs of Cisco’s corporate social responsibilities in Ukraine; Olena Patrykieeva, Head of the STEM Department of Education of the State Scientific Institution of the Institute for the Modernization of the Content of Education; Oleg Bobovnikov, Director of LLC “Development “, first instructors of Cisco Academy in Ukraine, and today – Director of Cisco Representation in Azerbayzhan, Head of CIS Digitization program acceleration Volodymyr Orlov , the expert in the field of IT technologies and the leader of many successful IT projects Sergiy Orlov, the first Heads of Cisco Academy in TNTU- Rector of the University, Corresponding Member of the NAS of Ukraine, Honored Figure of Science and Technology, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Petro Yasniy and first Vice-Rector of TNTU, Ph.D. in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Mykola Mytnyk.
The University’s administration has recalled the development for the last 20 years and noted the dynamic of Cisco Networking Academy and its unique example of mutually beneficial collaboration between the IT industry and educational institutions, because such collaboration has already proven its effectiveness worldwide.
It has been very pleasant to interact with long-time colleagues during the telecast – Nicolas Sandu, Cisco Networking Academy regional manager with many years of experience, and now ANISP Academy manager and Cisco ITS chief education consultant, Joseph Yanitor from Bratislava, a specialist in I&C specialist Oleksiy Borysenko, a DevNet Cisco software specialist in Ukraine.
During the meeting, experienced instructors Taras Lobur (TNTU), Yana Panferova, trainer of the Instructor Training and Academy Support Center at NTU “Dnipro Polytechnic”, Natalia Polyakova, Head of the Instructor Training and Academy Support Center at the Engineering Institute of Zaporizhzhia National University, Olena Karelina (TNTU) held workshops and exchanged experience in the areas of computer networks and cyber security.
Musical compositions were performed for the guests of the event by students of the University Angel Aboah, Victoria Telekova, Adriana Garmatiuk.
The autumn boothcamp ended with a wonderful holiday, where the best academies and the best community trainers were featured. We are grateful to everyone who attended the festive occasion at TNTU – the 20th anniversary of the first Cisco Academy in Ukraine!