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  • Newspaper

    The APLC calls for an anti-corruption course to be included in the national curriculum

    Congo DR

    Press

    Jonathan Fuanan - Radio Okapi

    The Agence de prévention et de lutte contre la corruption (APLC) is urging the government to include an anti-corruption course in the national curriculum, from nursery school to university. According to the APLC's deputy coordinator, sanctions are not the only remedy for eradicating or eliminating corruption. APLC is working to raise awareness among the Congolese to change mentalities and integrate a new culture of integrity.

  • Newspaper

    Ministry ‘must step in’ to prevent plagiarism

    Taiwan China

    Press

    CNA - Taipei Times

    Following two scandals at National Taiwan University involving two politicians, the president of the Union of Private School Educators called on the Ministry of Education to ensure that university dissertation plagiarism is prevented. Academics are unlikely to blow the whistle on misconduct by politicians studying for degrees. Instead of being compromised by favours from politicians, thesis advisers should instead be gatekeepers of academic ethics.

  • Video

    Presenting Transparency International's Africa Education Watch report

    Ghana, Madagascar, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda

    Video

    Transparency International - Transparency International

    A survey conducted by Transparency International in Ghana, Madagascar, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Uganda covered 8.500 parents, head teachers, heads of Parent Teacher Associations and district education officers. The reports show a lack of budgetary information in school and call for strengthening school financial regulations, clarifying responsibilities, empowering school committees, and engaging with school communities and parents.

  • Video

    Degree mills and accreditation mills

    Video

    Council for Higher Education Accreditation -

    The President of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) mentions that the institution's website permits to ensure that the information is accurate. The CHEA maintains a database of more than 7.700 accredited colleges and universities, and nearly 19.000 accredited programs with links to their accreditors.

  • Video

    The economic impact of corruption

    Video

    Cranfiels School of Management -

    A professor of International Management and Economics explains the economic cost of corruption, then talks about the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), an index which ranks countries by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.

  • Video

    Tapping student leaders to help address teacher absenteeism in Uganda

    Uganda

    Video

    Results for Development -

    In a rural district of Uganda, almost half of all teachers were absent on a typical school day, denying children their right to an education. The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) trained a few student leaders in each school to take attendance of everyone, including teachers. As a result, teacher absenteeism has dropped to ten percent in this district, due in part to the student leaders.

  • Video

    Social accountability in education through citizen's report card in Pakistan

    Pakistan

    Video

    SDTV -

    Citizen's Report Cards (CRCs) are participatory surveys that gather user feedback on the quality and performance of public services, to empower citizens. Without a matching improvement in political discourse, the state of education in Pakistan cannot improve substantially. During the launch of the research report "Social Accountability in Education through CRCs" experts were convinced that political parties can play a significant role in educating youth.

  • Video

    Teachers to play by new Code of Conduct in Uganda

    Uganda

    Video

    NTVUganda -

    The video reports that teachers had to play by new rules as the Education Service Commission, responsible for recruiting government teachers in Uganda, reviewed its rules and regulations after 20 years. While it addresses teacher promotion and the teacher-parent relationship, the main emphasis has been placed on teacher's behavior.

  • Video

    How to buy a fake degree

    UK

    Video

    Mail&Guardian -

    A Mail and Guardian reporter reveals the growing trend of fake degrees through her investigation. More specifically, Ashford University and Belford University offer life experience degrees, where qualifications can be obtained solely through the payment of a fee, without any training or studying required. These documents are available online and are being included on CVs across all levels of the employment sector.

  • Video

    Investigation report on teacher absenteeism in Minnesota

    USA

    Video

    KSTP 5 Eyewitness News -

    The video presents an investigation report on teacher absenteeism in Minnesota. This report found about two out of every five Minnesota teachers missed more than ten days in a single school year, and their absence could be having a negative impact on students.

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