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Blockchain in education

TitleBlockchain in education
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsGrech, A., & Camilleri A. F.
Editorsdos Santos, A. I.
Publisher Publications Office of the European Union
Date Published12/2017
InstitutionJoint Research Centre (JRC)
Place PublishedLuxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union
Type of WorkEUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
ISBN Number 978-92-79-73497-7
Other Numbers EUR 28778 EN; OPOCE KJ-NA-28778-EN-N
KeywordsBitcoin, case study, data management, Ethereum, intellectual property, policy

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.

This publication is a Science for Policy report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European commission’s science and knowledge service.

DOI 10.2760/60649

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