Application of Blockchain Technology in Higher education


  • Oraphan Amnuaysin Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, Thailand
  • Thananan Areepong Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, Thailand
  • Sasitorn Issaro Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, Thailand


blockchain technology, blockchain in education, application blockchain


Blockchain technology is a highly reliable computing technology based on algorithms and decentralized data storage using cryptography principles and distributed consensus mechanisms. In addition, the data stored in the blockchain system can be hard to modify. It ensures no alteration of data, privacy, reliability, transparency, and security to all its forms of data exchange. Blockchain technology is gaining attention and is fast developing to play a crucial role in the education system and society in the future. The paper aims to provide a literature review and research that examines the application of blockchain in educational institutions, analyzing the practical application cases of using this technology. The results of the study revealed that the application of blockchain technology in education had applications as follows: certificate management, maintaining a collaborative learning environment, assessing students' professional competency, interacting with students in the e-learning system, educational record management, academic portfolio creation, fees, and credit transfers, copyright management and assessment for learning management. This paper, therefore, presents an analysis of the opportunities and limitations associated with the application of blockchain technology in the implementation of the primary missions of higher education.


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How to Cite

O. Amnuaysin, T. Areepong, and S. Issaro, “Application of Blockchain Technology in Higher education”, Int J Edu Comm Tech, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 18–27, Sep. 2022.



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