education

Emercoin’s Trusted Diploma Platform Aims to Combat Fraud in Education

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In 2015 Axact, a software company that runs numerous websites selling fake academic degrees, earned $51 million after it sold over 215,000 fake qualifications worldwide, via 350 fictitious schools and universities. These included master’s degrees, doctorates, and PhDs. Unfortunately, unless more is done to check the authenticity of a person’s degree companies such as Axact are Read More

Doing well in school is nothing to be proud of

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Doing well in school is nothing to be proud of
For high-achieving high school students, nothing is more validating than a report card full of straight A’s. These hallowed grades promise salaried rewards aplenty in the working world. Even more importantly, contemporary culture tends to treat educational success as a sign of moral worth: Parents and grandparents and teachers are proud of kids who do Read More

Universities Racing to Provide Lectures on Crypto: Opportunities and Pitfalls

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Universities Racing to Provide Lectures on Crypto: Opportunities and Pitfalls
Knowledge is power, particularly in the Information Age, where an understanding of ‘the new’ can provide an edge over the competition. This is why, barely a year since crypto exploded into mainstream awareness — and long before it’s likely to enjoy blanket adoption — it’s already been the object of a growing number of university Read More

American study abroad students are increasingly heading to Asia

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on American study abroad students are increasingly heading to Asia
American study abroad students tend to get a bad rap in Europe. And whether they’re falling out of a club at 4am or talking loudly in a silent metro carriage, that’s probably where they’re doing it: Europe. American university students have long flocked predominately to the continent to expand their educational and recreational horizons. But Read More

New Partnership Announced Between Korea University and Huobi Subsidiary

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Korea University is teaming up with the South Korean subsidiary of crypto exchange Huobi for “industry-academia” cooperation in the field of blockchain development, Seoul Daily reports, June 12. The agreement between one of South Korea’s most prestigious universities and Huobi Korea seeks to bridge academic research of the innovative technology with products useful for the Read More

Blockchain Micro-Learning Platform to Help Students Earn as They Learn

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Blockchain Micro-Learning Platform to Help Students Earn as They Learn
A new blockchain platform by an established company in the educational sector is going to enable users to earn crypto tokens as they learn – all the while making lessons exciting and ensuring billions of people around the world have access to talented instructors. Code of Talent’s team say they want to address multiple failings Read More

Blockchain-Based Online Learning Platform To Connect Tutors And Students

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Blockchain-Based Online Learning Platform To Connect Tutors And Students
A peer-to-peer online learning platform is gearing up to bring the “out of date” education sector into the 21st century by becoming a one-stop shop for tutors and students. Blockchain-based NTOK says its ecosystem helps to fundraise education and removes geographical hurdles for teachers and pupils – and will offer a high-quality learning environment furnished Read More

School Walkouts Also Lay Bare Divisions Among Students

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on School Walkouts Also Lay Bare Divisions Among Students
(credit: CBS4) (AP) — As she addressed the crowd during the walkout at her Idaho high school, Kylee Denny faced heckles and name-calling from a group of students carrying American flags, she said. The counterprotesters included many familiar faces, including her boyfriend’s stepbrother. To avoid making a difficult situation worse, Kylee’s boyfriend stayed in class Read More

DPS Teachers Continue Fight For More Pay In Next Contract

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on DPS Teachers Continue Fight For More Pay In Next Contract
By Makenzie O’Keefe DENVER (CBS4) – Teachers from Denver Public Schools are keeping up their fight for more pay in their next contract and say they’re willing to go on strike to get it. (credit: CBS) The Denver Classroom Teacher Association says their negotiation with DPS this week regarding the ProComp program was not completed Read More

At IIT-Bombay, your day starts with casual sexism and ends with chauvinism

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on At IIT-Bombay, your day starts with casual sexism and ends with chauvinism
At the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), your day starts with casual sexism and ends with chauvinism, punctuated only by moral policing. I remember, at my orientation that happened a few months ago, we were shown a video about life at IIT. The video began with peppy music and a map of IIT-B on Read More