- MPB’s founder has stated that the initiative is a Ministry of Education initiative.
- The trial program’s training, facilitated by Bitcoin Beach, will begin on September 7.
El Salvador’s Ministry of Education collaborated with the non-profit group Mi Primer Bitcoin (MPB), to include Bitcoin teaching into the national curriculum by 2024.
MPB’s founder, John Dennehy, has stated that the initiative is a Ministry of Education initiative. And that MPB is contributing to it together with Bitcoin Beach. Dennehy claims that the Mi Primer Bitcoin course, upon completion of which students obtain a certificate, will serve as the major resource for the Bitcoin part.
Moreover, the trial program’s training, facilitated by Bitcoin Beach, will begin on September 7, he stated. Also, 150 public school educators from seventy-five schools will be put through the Bitcoin diploma program. In order to get a “base knowledge” of Bitcoin.
According to Dennehy, after the teachers have completed their first training. They will return to their respective schools and implement the Ministry of Education’s curriculum. Furthermore, he predicted that the program will be implemented in every school in the nation next year. This would be if it proved to be effective.
Over 25,000 children in El Salvador have been exposed to Bitcoin in the classroom, according to community activist Roman Martnez, who was recently interviewed by Bitcoin Beach. Dennehy emphasized that spreading knowledge about Bitcoin is a global initiative, even if the immediate focus is on El Salvador.
According to him, MPB has had preliminary discussions with two additional Latin American countries interested in introducing Bitcoin education for local children in the vein of El Salvador. Moreover, sign-ups for Bitcoin Cuba’s inaugural edition of its own variant of Mi Primer Bitcoin opened on September 4.
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