In line with a recent news by ‘Gibraltar Chronicle,’ the New Technologies in Education [NTiE] cluster is reportedly a joint initiative between the govt., the University of Gibraltar, and other leading technology companies primarily based within the country. Following the enlargement of recent technologies in Gibraltar, the NTiE can address the demand for associated skills each within the private sector and at the governmental level.
The courses are expected to be launched by the end of this year and would also be backed by “significant input” from industry players who are within the process of turning into commissioned by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission.
“Providing access to innovative courses with skilled input from those employing this technology within the private sector could be a very important element within the development of a sustainable distributed ledger technology [DLT] industrial community in Gibraltar,” as mentioned by Gilbert Licudi, a Queen’s Counsel and therefore by the minister with responsibility for the University of Gibraltar.
Within this initiative, the university can reportedly develop and enhance experience in new technologies, together with DLT, coding, and smart contracts, considerably issuing an expert Certificate of ability among this space.
Mentioning further, the govt. added:
“The launch of the NTiE advisory cluster continues to make momentum for Gibraltar as a hub for brand new technologies, following the announcement in Jan 2018 that Gibraltar would be the primary jurisdiction globally to introduce legislation around Distributed Ledger Technology.”
In line with the minister for Education John Cortes’ statement, solely 27% of universities around the globe supply blockchain-related courses, whereas half of the top fifty international universities offer related courses, that simply means the growing interest within the subject.
As per a recent study conducted earlier in Aug. shows that blockchain- and crypto-related courses are most well liked within the United States while solely 5 of the 18 universities reviewed that operate outside of the U.S. provide a minimum of one category in these topics.
Even in September, University (NYU) in New Yorkvia the NYU Stern School of Business became the primary university within the U.S. to provide students a major couse in blockchain technology, following the increasing interest of the scholars in the new course, NYU reportedly doubled its course offerings this year.