Two Italian Learning Institutions Plan to Offer Ethereum Blockchain Diplomas

News / 15.03.2020

According to a local news report, two Italian high schools will start offering diplomas on Ethereum’s blockchain public technology. The digital diplomas will be easily shareable and unchangeable.

The two institutions to offer digital diplomas are the International high schools of Villa Flaminia, in Rome, and the Institute of Higher Education “M. Ciliberto- A. Lucifero”, in Crotone. The first institution will depend on the EY company’s blockchain-based system, while the latter partnered with Blockchain Italia.

How the Proposal is Beneficial

Maria Chiara, the head of Rome’s high school institute, believes that this project can eliminate information asymmetries with other bodies. She also stated that the project would enable educational institutions and companies to verify candidates’ qualifications.

Additionally, Sidori said the proposal would strengthen the existing teaching methods that involve continuous feedback between the teacher and student. She believes the project will standardize the process.

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Debasish Das is from India, an engineering graduate and holds a postgraduate degree in management. He has 10 years of experience in the financial sector, having worked for one of the biggest MNC banking groups in the country. Currently he has business in e-commerce, insurance and consultancy. As an avid blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts he believes in investing in the future of technology, and feels this is going to make the world a single marketplace and also give the power from centralized banks and governments back to people.