In the media

In the media

Disclaimer: IIEP cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information in these articles.
Hyperlinks to other websites imply neither responsibility for, nor approval of, the information contained in those other websites.

1691-1700 of 1909 results

  • Newspaper

    ADB blacklists 37 companies for corruption

    Philippines

    Press

    Boris Demidov - Asian Development Bank

    Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) has blacklisted 37 companies from dealings with it for up to 10 years for violating the bank's anti-corruption code. The bank does not disclose the identities of those it debars. It banned 34 firms for one to seven years and three firms for 10 years from competing for ADB contracts. Fourteen individuals were banned indefinitely and 17 for periods ranging from one to seven years.

  • Newspaper

    Rampant corruption 'threatens Russias stability

    Russian Federation

    Press

    Emma Griffiths - ABC News Online

    According to a report made by the public chamber, corruption is so widespread that it could threaten political stability in the country. Analysts say the scale of corruption is in the hundreds of billions of dollars. Bribes are a daily drain on Russian Federation - who pay from a few dollars for traffic infringements to thousands of dollars to ensure a good education for their child.

  • Newspaper

    Australian code for the responsible conduct of research

    Australia

    Press

    - NHMRC

    The Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and Universities Australia have launched a revision version of a Code for Responsible Research. The purpose of the Code is to guide institutions and researchers in responsible research practices. It embraces topics such as managing data and materials; publication and dissemination of findings; attribution; peer review processes and conflict of interest.

  • Newspaper

    Teachers demand payments from parents

    Sierra Leone

    Press

    Santigie Kamara - Freetown

    A large number of parents have expressed their dissatisfaction over the way teachers are demanding money for the release of end-of-year results to their children. Parents are now calling on the minister of education to do something towards the extra charges in primary and secondary schools in order to up hold the free education scheme for all.

  • Newspaper

    $1-Billion pledge for Indian university is smokescreen for business scam

    India

    Press

    Shailaja Neelekantan - The Chronicle of Higher Education

    According to an opposition leader, the businessman Agarwal's pledge last week of $1-billion to set up Vedanta University, in the South Indian state of Orissa, is a gimmick to divert attention from his corrupt mining deal with the state's government. The $1-billion pledge, which if realized would be the largest gift ever made to a higher-education institution, is intended to create a multidisciplinary elite university for 100,000 students that would open in 2008.

  • Newspaper

    Bauchi poly expels 162 students over exam fraud, cultism

    Nigeria

    Press

    - This Day

    The federal polytechnic has expelled 162 students for examination malpractice, cultism and poor academic performance, in the 2004-2005 session. The students were expelled for their involvement in examination misconduct during examinations.

  • Newspaper

    73 teachers sacked over qualifications

    Uganda

    Press

    Robert Mwanje - The Monitor

    MPIGI district has dismissed over 73 primary school head teachers over incompetence and lack of proper academic qualifications. About 50 schools were given new head teachers. Over 100 teachers were examined. The exercise was part of the district's primary schools re-organisation programme aimed at improving education standards.

  • Newspaper

    Mukono has 300 ghost teachers

    Uganda

    Press

    Joel Ogwang - New Vision

    Over 300 ghost teachers have been registered in universal primary education schools in the Mukono district. According to the Chairman of the district education committee, five schools in the remote areas were headed by one person. The high number of fake teachers has led to poor performance in schools because of very few teachers compared to the number on the payroll.

  • Newspaper

    Contracting out of education delivery'

    Press

    - Education Forum

    A report examining governments contracting for the delivery of education services finds a wide range of models have been implemented around the world. The report, 'Contracting for the delivery of education services: A typology and international examples', published by the Education Forum, states that educational services contracting can have many benefits such as raising the efficiency of service delivery and spending.

  • Newspaper

    Teachers finding a new way to cash in'

    USA

    Press

    Bill Griffeth - NBCNEWS

    The average salary for a teacher in the US is $47,000 a year. One thing that money doesn't account for is the time a teacher spends putting their lesson plans together. On the webpage 'Teacherspayteachers.com' is an open market place, teachers can sell their original course materials for instant downloads.

Stay informed About Etico

Sign up to the ETICO bulletin to receive the latest updates

Submit your content

Help us grow our library by sharing your content on corruption in education.