High School Students In El Salvador Can Earn A Bitcoin Diploma

NGO My First Bitcoin, in collaboration with IBEX Mercado, just announced 38 high school students finished with Bitcoin diplomas in El Salvador.Bitcoin education is taught through a vocational program in public schools where it functions as a practical skills-based degree required for graduation.Yesterday, the companies revealed a 2nd school had adopted the Bitcoin diploma.On June 25, in partnership with bitcoin-only business IBEX Mercado, a non-governmental organization (NGO) by the name of My First Bitcoin announced 38 high school students had actually finished with Bitcoin diplomas through a new occupation program in El Salvador. Bitcoin Magazine subsequently connected for an interview to talk about the success and future of this program.Complejo Educativo Ignacio Pacheco Castro, or La Pacheco, is a public school that has served its community for 75 years. Recently, the school chose it would best serve its trainees by providing vocational education and degrees in a program called Bachillerato Vocacional. Rodrigo Ayala, who belongs to the El Salvador Legislative Assembly and staunch supporter of La Pacheco, presented IBEX to the school this past February with the intent of bringing bitcoin education to this employment program. Right after, IBEX partnered with My First Bitcoin– who established the curriculum– while IBEX offered financial support for the program. On April 23, My First Bitcoin began teaching the first class of students.The brand-new curriculum consists of 10 lessons that include: an intro to monetary systems, the consequences of fiat, monetary history, comprehending bitcoin, wallets and the Bitcoin network, the double-spend issue and nodes, security and mining, the value of bitcoin, the Lightning Network and Bitcoins future, and the last project. In addition, passing the final exam requires trainees to: produce a bitcoin wallet, make a backup for that wallet, carry out a wallet recovery from another existing backup, and move the bitcoin from one wallet to another.Bachillerato Vocacional allows trainees to make eight skills-based diplomas as part of their requirements for graduation while likewise supplying practical abilities for life. For the trainees of La Pacheco, Bitcoin is now one of those skills-based diplomas. The Bitcoin diploma does not stop at one school.Ataco, El Salvador begins Bitcoin classes.My First BitcoinYesterday, My First Bitcoin revealed another public school would be adopting the Bitcoin Diploma in Ataco, El Salvador. Furthermore, teachers, parents, and the surrounding neighborhoods will likewise be offered free weekly courses on bitcoin in each community that offers the course.” Were trying to find companies, companies or individuals that wish to support our project to take this program to other schools in El Salvador and neighboring nations,” a representative from My First Bitcoin informed Bitcoin Magazine.My First Bitcoin” As the very first nation on the planet to adopt Bitcoin our company believe that what happens in El Salvador will create effective precedents,” IBEX and My First Bitcoin collectively stated in a release. “Quality, unbiased education will be vital to ensuring those precedents are favorable ones.”

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