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Blockchain in Education

Alex Grech () and Anthony Camilleri ()
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Alex Grech: StrategyWorks
Anthony Camilleri: StrategyWorks

No JRC108255, JRC Working Papers from Joint Research Centre (Seville site)

Abstract: This report introduces the fundamental principles of the Blockchain focusing on its potential for the education sector. It explains how this technology may both disrupt institutional norms and empower learners. It proposes eight scenarios for the application of the Blockchain in an education context, based on the current state of technology development and deployment.

Keywords: blockchain; blockchain in education; recognition of non-formal learning; formal learning accreditation; reputation systems; diploma supplement; digitisation of credentials; open education (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2017-11
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