The national university of the Kingdom of Bahrain will become one of the first universities globally to issue digital diplomas anchored to the blockchain using the Blockcerts open standard, in partnership with Learning Machine.
The Learning Machine Issuing System for blockchain-secured records, Blockcerts, now also issues IMS-compliant Open Badges to help organizations consolidate their credentialing operations in one system.
Digital diplomas will be issued to all KAUST students graduating in December 2018 using the Learning Machine Issuing System.
The Blockcerts open standard was selected because it provides vendor independence for records issuance, sharing, storage, and verification.
Blockcerts Credential Issuer, Verifier, and Wallet natively support public blockchains Bitcoin and Ethereum with open source architecture enabling expansion to any chain.
College for America graduates receive Bachelor's and Associate's Degrees as Blockcerts, independently-verifiable blockchain credentials.
The round was led by PTB Ventures and included strategic investments from Omidyar Network and Learn Capital
Driver identity is one area that stands to benefit from standards-based approaches to blockchain applications
Report provides guidance for policymakers and education officials regarding implementation of blockchain-based credentialing.
Program is designed to educate medical credential stakeholders about anchoring official records to the blockchain.
MIT joins a thriving community of global institutions issuing and verifying official records using the Blockcerts open standard.
The Blockcerts pilot is part of the credentialing ecosystem being developed at the University
In a world first, Maltese citizens to own their official records
The Ministry for Education and Employment and Learning Machine to develop a significant education technology pilot in Malta.
Carnegie Mellon, MIT Media Lab, and Learning Machine host groundbreaking conversation about open standards for blockchain credentialing in higher education and beyond.
Certificates on the blockchain allow individuals to hold and share digital proof of their education and employment. The power of these certificates comes from their ability to be shared peer-to-peer and verified as authentic.