All education certificates will be stored in blockchain in Malta, local language media report on Feb 21.
The activity is purportedly the scaling-up of a two-year-old pilot venture to incorporate all the country’s schools, including secondary school certificate issued by the state, church and independent schools. As per the report, the Maltese government marked a two-year contract with software organization Learning Machine, to expand on the previously mentioned pilot venture.
Amid the signing service at Castille, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat allegedly asserted that Malta is the first nation in the world to put all instruction authentications on a blockchain. He is additionally refered to in the article saying: “In 2017, we said Malta will turn into the blockchain island, and it has.”
As Cointelegraph revealed in January, the University of Bahrain additionally issues diplomas on the blockchain. Trade Arabia announced that the University blockchain initiative is a part of a overall digitization strategy for mobile learner.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has likewise issued blockchain-based digital certificates to more than 100 students as a feature of an experimental run program as of mid-October 2017. The certificates were allegedly issued through an exceptional application, which enabled students to share a “carefully designed” and ” verifiable ” advanced form of their endorsements with imminent businesses and different gatherings.
In December 2016, news broke that the Kenyan government is using IBM’s enterprise grade blockchain answer for build up an immutable and transparent education management system.
In July of a year ago, the Maltese government passed a gathering of bills that gave lawful assurance to crypto-and blockchain-related business. Silvio Schembri, Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation inside the Office of the Prime Minister of Malta said of the new laws: “The three Bills that will regulate distributed ledger technology (DLT) have been affirmed by Parliament and established into law. Malta , the world first jurisdiction to give legitimate conviction to this space.”