Polkadot Blockchain Academy: Empowering Blockchain Talent with Fifth Cohort in Singapore

The Polkadot Blockchain Academy (PBA) has announced the launch of its highly anticipated fifth cohort, which began on May 20, 2024, in Singapore. As a reputed institution driving blockchain education, PBA aims to nurture developer talent and propel the growth of the Polkadot ecosystem.

With a track record of success from its previous programs, the fifth cohort in Singapore is providing participants with an immersive and valuable learning experience. Moreover, with 18 seasoned instructors, students receive quality instruction and individualized guidance throughout the program.

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Understanding of Blockchain Technology and Polkadot

The fifth cohort encompasses approximately 184 lecture hours, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of blockchain technology and Polkadot.

The curriculum spans from fundamental concepts to advanced techniques, covering various topics crucial for success in blockchain development. Modules include Economics, Governance, Smart Contracts, and Polkadot-SDK.

Pauline Cohen Vorms, CEO and Co-Founder of Polkadot Blockchain Academy, emphasized the significance of Asia as a thriving market for blockchain, particularly Polkadot. Vorms stated, “Some of our strongest projects, contributors, developers, and founders are based in Asia. It’s an important region that is ideally suited to the establishment of PBA’s fifth cohort to educate, seed knowledge, and help graduate a new wave of talent.”

Furthermore, with its commitment to accessibility and inclusivity, Polkadot Blockchain Academy is also introducing synchronous remote learning. This approach allows aspiring students worldwide to actively participate in PBA’s educational programs.

Supporting the Growth and Success of Polkadot Network

The Academy’s website states that prior blockchain knowledge is not necessary for enrollment as it serves as a starting point for enthusiastic software developers of all experience levels looking to transition from Web2 to Web3.

Additionally, it caters to more experienced Web3 developers seeking to learn more about the economic and cryptographic basics of blockchain, Polkadot’s architecture, and the architectural principles of the blockchain industry.

Polkadot Blockchain Academy’s primary objective is to support the growth and success of the Polkadot network by nurturing a strong developer community and providing essential educational resources. Through its comprehensive educational program, PBA covers blockchain technology’s conceptual foundations and practical applications.

Overall, with PBA’s fifth cohort in Singapore, blockchain enthusiasts and aspiring developers are earning a valuable educational experience that will empower them to contribute meaningfully to the Polkadot ecosystem and the wider blockchain industry.


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