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Tether Announces Partnership with Busines University to Foster Blockchain Education in Georgia | Blockster

source-logo  blockster.com 24 May 2023 11:55, UTC

In a significant move to promote blockchain and cryptocurrency education, Tether Operations Limited (Tether), the leading stablecoin operator, has announced a collaboration with Business & Technology University (BTU) in Georgia. This memorandum of understanding (MoU) aims to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills to excel in the emerging digital economy. Through their partnership, Tether and BTU will develop educational programs, facilitate expert lectures, and provide internship opportunities to foster the next generation of blockchain experts.

Under this agreement, Tether will actively engage in BTU's education programs, focusing on blockchain, cryptocurrency, and peer-to-peer technologies. The aim is to cultivate an understanding of stablecoins, bitcoin, and other innovative financial technologies that promote financial freedom and freedom of speech.

Tether's involvement in curriculum development will ensure that students receive comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge about the evolving blockchain industry.

The Program Details

The collaborative program will be conducted in partnership with the Academy of Digital Industry, a renowned digital education platform, and Terminal, the largest and vibrant co-working space in Georgia. The course will span a month, providing students with practical experience and hands-on knowledge essential for their professional development.

The curriculum will feature a series of eight lectures delivered by both local and international blockchain experts. Guest lecturers will enrich the program with their valuable insights. At the conclusion of the course, students will undertake a final project, enabling them to apply their learnings in a real-world context.

Recognizing the importance of practical experience, Tether and BTU will facilitate internship opportunities for students within the blockchain ecosystem. By connecting students with companies actively involved in blockchain technology, the collaboration aims to bridge the gap between academic learning and industry demands.

Paolo Ardoino, Chief Technology Officer of Tether, expressed his enthusiasm for this collaboration, emphasizing Tether's dedication to supporting education and academia. Ardoino believes that this partnership with BTU presents a remarkable opportunity to engage students in the region & foster the growth of the blockchain industry.
"More initiatives to come, illustrating Tether's long-term commitment to advancing blockchain education in Georgia."

Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Tether
Meanwhile, Professor Nino Enukidze, Rector of BTU, highlighted the significance of the collaboration with Tether in building a robust blockchain education ecosystem in Georgia.

Enukidze believes that this partnership will provide BTU students with exceptional learning opportunities from industry experts, enabling them to acquire practical skills & contribute to the development of the digital economy.

Closing Thoughts

Through expert lectures, practical projects, and internship opportunities, this partnership seeks to foster the next generation of blockchain experts in Georgia. Tether's commitment to education and BTU's dedication to practical learning make this collaboration a promising endeavor for the growth of the blockchain ecosystem and the digital economy as a whole.