Author Archives: QualiChain

QualiChain at SLERD 2021 and EKDDA info day

Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) recently gave two invited talks at the SLERD 2021 conference and at an info day organised by EKDDA. The first event took place online on June 25th. Alexander was invited as speaker on the panel “Towards Learning Ecosystems Based on Competences: the promise of the micro-credentials” panel, in the […]

QualiChain featured in CORDIS

The QualiChain project has been featured in a CORDIS article entitled: A better way to verify educational and employment credentials. The article provides an overview of the project’s objectives and innovations, related to streamlining and simplifying recruitment processes through the use of blockchain, semantics, data analytics, and gamification technologies. The article includes quotes from Dr Panagiotis […]

QualiChain presented in Madeira

The Madeira Digital Health and Wellbeing is an initiative of the SRS and UNINOVA, that features demonstrations of the technological solutions developed in projects funded by the European Union (EU) currently available and implemented in the Madeira Island, making all key stakeholders aware of the concept of health and wellbeing, as well as future developments […]

WHU meets with QualiChain

On June 4 2021, representatives of WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management (Yulia Kupriyanova, Manager Digital Learning, and Vincent Meertens, Associate Director Digital & Learning Innovation) met representatives of NTUA and ATOS from the QualiChain consortium, with the objective to investigate and identify potential synergies. Potential synergies included indicatively, yet not exhaustively, engagement of […]

Facilitating lifelong learning through the use of blockchain technology

On 26 May 2021, Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) delivered the webinar Facilitating lifelong learning through the use of blockchain technology as part of the CPD webinar series of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). In this webinar, Alexander presented the QualiChain project and the lifelong learning pilot that he is leading. This pilot […]

ASEP presents QualiChain to postgraduate students

In the context of a web presentation that took place on May 18, postgraduate students in the Master program in Informatics of the University of Piraeus in Athens, had the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the potential of Βlockchain technology and its innovative features, as well as with the specific goals of the QualiChain research […]

QualiChain organises Special Journal Issue

The QualiChain project is organising a special issue on Blockchain-Based Decentralised Solutions for Learner Empowerment, Education Reengineering and Public Sector Transformation. This special issue will be published in the new Elsevier journal Blockchain: Research and Applications. This special issue explores how learner empowerment, education reengineering and public sector transformation can be achieved via blockchain-based decentralised solutions. […]

QualiChain at the OERxDomains Conference

The OERxDomains Conference took place online on April 21-22 as a special edition of the 12th annual conference for Open Education research, practice and policy. The conference was organised by the Association for Learning Technology in partnership with Reclaim Hosting’s Domains Conference, thus incorporating a special strand hosted by the Domains Conference and bringing two communities together. This year’s […]

QualiChain at the European Blockchain Convention 2021

QualiChain has attended the European Blockchain Convention that took place online on April 12-16. The European Blockchain Convention is the leading Blockchain Conference for Business in Europe, attracting tech leaders, regulators, investors, corporations, developers and entrepreneurs from the Blockchain industry. The mission of this event is to provide world-class content in collaboration with the brightest minds […]

QualiChain presented at the General Assembly of the Hellenic Blockchain Hub

On March 30 2021, QualiChain was presented in the context of the annual General Assembly of the Hellenic Blockchain Hub. Dr. Panagiotis Kokkinakos provided a short overview of the QualiChain project, while Panagiotis Zarafidis presented the QualiChain pilot lead by HeP/ASEP. The event participants expressed high interest on QualiChain in general, and the HeP/ASEP pilot […]