Caribbean Examinations Council to Issue Blockchain Certificates to 24,000 People
The Caribbean regional examinations body announced that it will begin offering blockchain certificates and diplomas to selected candidates.
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), in a statement revealed that it will issue blockchain-based academic certificates starting from October 31, alongside the traditional paper-based certificates, to 24,000 candidates who sat for their exams in May and June 2018. This number consists of the candidates who provided the examinations body with their email addresses.
The e-certificates will be received via the free and open-source Blockcerts Wallet which is not only used for storing and sharing but also verifying the performance of candidates in examinations administered by the Caribbean Examinations Council.
The examination body currently offers educational certifications to 16 English-speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean region. They are Grenada, Guyana, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Trinidad & Tobago, Belize, Barbados, Jamaica, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, and Turks & Caicos Islands.