This article deals with the low profile issue of educational fraud. The author defines educational fraud in terms of a range of illegitimate practices in which students engage in order to inflate their recorded levels of academic performance.
Current initiatives in accounting education, while focusing on the importance of accounting instruction and teaching students how to learn, emphasise continuous lifelong learning and outcome-based assessment.
Public examinations in developing countries play a critical role in the selection of students for participation in the educational system. The exams dictate what is taught, how it is taught, and what is and is not learned.