Charles Hoskinson gave new details on a very expected announcement in the Cardano community. The CEO of IOG uploaded a video on his YouTube channel and talked about the partnership with the Ethiopian government. The partners intend to “overhaul” the country’s education system.
The Ethiopian Embassy in the United Kingdom and its Ambassador Teferi Melesse Desta also shared the news via their Twitter handle. The government official called the partnership a “fantastic” development and a part of the country’s “Digital Transformation Strategy”. The embassy added:
IOG partners with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education to create a #blockchain-based national student & teacher ID and attainment recording system to digitally verify grades, monitor school performance and boost nationwide education.
The cooperation will be based on IOG’s Atala PRISM ID solution. Thus, the country will create a record for 5 million students on top of Cardano’s blockchain. The record will be tamper-proof and secure with the platform. Additionally, authorities will be able to