Ethiopia employs Cardano’s blockchain for educational systems management

According to Cardano’s parent company IOHK, the country’s government will be utilizing Cardano’s platform to streamline the country’s educational systems management. The partnership targets about five million secondary school teachers and 700,000 teachers. It is being powered by Atala PRISM, a decentralized identity solution.

Using the solution, authorities will be able to roll out a tamper-proof solution that records the educational performance of students and highlights areas and the cases of educational under-achievement. Furthermore, the solution will help to lower cases of fraud in job applications and university entry since employers will be able to verify students’ grades.

Commenting on the partnership, Ethiopia’s minister of education, Getahun Mekuria noted:

IOHK is positive that the project could eventually encompass the entire educational system in the country. David Orr, IOHK content creator said:

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