In line with a recent news by ‘Gibraltar Chronicle,’ the New Technologies in Education [NTiE]clusteris reportedly a joint initiative betweenthe govt., the University of Gibraltar, andother leading technologycompaniesprimarily basedwithin thecountry. Following theenlargementof recenttechnologies inGibraltar, the NTiEcanaddress the demand forassociated skillseachwithin theprivatesector and at the governmental level.
The courses are expected to be launched by the end of this year and wouldalsobe backed by “significant input” from industry playerswhoarewithin theprocessofturning into commissionedby the GibraltarFinancialServices Commission.
“Providing access to innovative courses withskilledinput from thoseemployingthis technologywithin the privatesectorcould be avery importantelementwithin thedevelopment of asustainabledistributed ledger technology [DLT]industrialcommunity in Gibraltar,”as mentioned byGilbert Licudi, a Queen’s Counseland therefore by the minister with responsibility for the University of Gibraltar.
Within this initiative, the universitycanreportedly develop and enhanceexperiencein new technologies,together withDLT, coding, andsmartcontracts,considerablyissuingan expertCertificate ofabilityamongthisspace.
Mentioning further, the govt.added:
“The launch of the NTiEadvisoryclustercontinuesto makemomentum for Gibraltar as a hubfor brand new technologies, following the announcement inJan2018 that Gibraltar would bethe primaryjurisdiction globally to introduce legislation around Distributed Ledger Technology.”
In line with the minister for Education John Cortes’ statement,solely27%of universities around theglobesupplyblockchain-related courses, whereashalfof the top fiftyinternational universitiesofferrelated courses,that simply means the growinginterestwithin thesubject.
As per a recent study conducted earlier in Aug. shows that blockchain- and crypto-related coursesaremost well liked within theUnited States whilesolely5of the18universities reviewed that operate outside of the U.S.providea minimum ofonecategoryin these topics.
Even inSeptember, University (NYU) in New Yorkvia the NYU SternSchoolof Business became the primary universitywithin theU.S.to providestudentsa major cousein blockchain technology, following the increasinginterest of the scholars inthe newcourse, NYU reportedly doubled its course offerings thisyear.