The Future of Education

Edition 14

Accepted Abstracts

The Influence of Blockchain Technology Adoption on the Future of Education

Diana-Cezara Toader, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

Corina Michaela Rădulescu, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

Gratiela Boca, Technical University Cluj Napoca (Romania)

Rita Toader, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

Diana Ighian, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

Cezar Toader, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania)


The emergence of blockchain technology, with its capacity to revolutionize traditional systems, has recently prompted the education sector to embark on exploring its adoption. This paper presents the characteristics of blockchain platforms within the educational sector, encompassing the secure storage, distribution, and validation of academic certificates, establishment of a secure and transparent repository for academic and professional accomplishments, and facilitation of streamlined processes for course registration, payments, and authentication. Leveraging blockchain technology holds the promise of substantially reshaping the future of education by increasing transparency, improving security measures, and enhancing operational efficiency in the management of educational data and the development of digital competencies. The main objective of this paper is to identify the determinants influencing performance improvement as a result of the adoption of blockchain technology in educational settings. A comprehensive review of extant literature concerning blockchain technology in education, its associated advantages, and prevailing applications is first presented. Subsequently, the proposed conceptual framework which identifies the factors underpinning prospective performance enhancement through blockchain adoption is presented. Also, the paper presents the methodology employed in this research, along with the conceptual model and subsequent analysis elucidating the impact of identified factors on performance augmentation facilitated by blockchain technology in education.




education, blockchain technology, adoption, future, performance



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