Corruption in higher education: policies and actions of accreditation and quality assurance bodies to counter

Author(s) : Glendinning, Irene; Orim, Stella-Maris; King, Andrew

Organization : Council for Higher Education Accreditation, CHEA, CHEA International Quality Group, CIQG

Imprint : Washington, D.C., Council for Higher Education Accreditation, 2019

Collation :

78 p.

Series : Project report

This report sets out the results from a study conducted during 2017-18 for the Council for Higher Education Accreditation / CHEA International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG). This study builds on recommendations from the IIEP/UNESCO and CHEA/CIQG Advisory Statement prepared by Sir John Daniel (IIEP & CIQG 2016), consolidating contributions from a panel of expert witnesses. The study was designed to capture information about actions and responses of accreditation and quality assurance bodies (AQABs) for addressing different forms of corruption in higher education. The results, recommendations and conclusions in this report are based on the findings of the study.

  • Academic fraud, Cheating, Diploma mills, Essay mills, Fake degrees, Plagiarism, Anti-corruption strategies, Corruption, Bribery, Educational management, University administration, Governance, Quality assurance and accreditation, Higher education
  • International