• BitPolito, a group of students from Politecnico di Torino University, have announced “BitGeneration,” a project that aims to bring Bitcoin education to Italian high schools.
• The university will host 10 three-hour meetings for 30 third, fourth and fifth year students at a local high school.
• Speakers involved in this initiative include some of the best known names in the Italian Bitcoin sphere such as Giacomo Zucco and Riccardo Giorgio Frega.
BitPolito, a group of students from Politecnico di Torino University who seek to address training, research and development on Bitcoin in Italy, have announced “BitGeneration,” a project that aims to bring Bitcoin education to Italian high schools.
According to the press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine, the university will host 10 meetings of three hours each for 30 third, fourth and fifth year students at a local high school. Lessons taught cover various aspects of Bitcoin, from financial inclusion, economics and structures of society to computer science and game theory. There are also practical lessons focusing on showing the ease of using Bitcoin. Subjects include “creating a seed phrase and a wallet, downloading and managing a full-node, timechain analysis and mining (with a real Antminer S9 ASIC provided by BitPolito).”
Speakers involved in this initiative include some of the best known names in the Italian Bitcoin sphere, such as Giacomo Zucco, Riccardo Giorgio Frega, Alekos Filini Daniela Brozzoni and Riccardo Masutti. BitPolito has previously been funded by Conio which will also fund the first edition of the course while ShiftCrypto provides signing devices for the lessons.
Reaction To Initiative
Giacomo Zucco who gave first lecture on January 31 said that “The teachers were enthusiastic When they asked me some questions after lecture about one-third of student gathered around listen I found bright faces despite three-hour lecture.”
Nicolò Terranova member group main people responsible initiative explained plans expansion saying “We would like expand project future In next edition make documentary tell story student’s education student’s perspective hope other school take initiative example ready help.”
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