CIES panel: how can open data be used to improve transparency and fight against corruption in education?
In recent years, countries as different as Kenya, Mexico and the Philippines have witnessed increased activity in access to information initiatives and calls for more transparent and accountable governments. The development of technology centers, along with social movements demanding the right to information, have indeed encouraged an array of activities responding to calls for access to information.
New IIEP publication explores using school report cards to improve transparency
IIEP is pleased to announce its latest publication Promoting Transparency through Information: A Global Review of School Report Cards by Xuejiao Joy Cheng and Kurt Moses from FHI 360.
Anti-Corruption Summit 2016
On 12 May 2016, the UK hosted the first International Anti-Corruption Summit, bringing together government leaders, and representatives from businesses and civil society to discuss strategies for tackling corruption.
ETICO unveils new features in continued fight against corruption in education
The UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO) is redoubling its efforts today in the fight against corruption in education with enhanced tools, resources, and functionalities on its ETICO platform.
Lao PDR writes its teachers' code of conduct
Lao People’s Democratic Republic moved quickly on the development of a national code of conduct for its eight categories of teachers. Launched in mid-2012, the project now enters its final stage: a draft code is ready to be sent for comments to relevant stakeholders, and will then be piloted in a few schools, before being finalized in 2013.
Private supplementary tutoring: educational partners or source of social injustice?
On 20 October 2017, Muriel Poisson, in charge of IIEP's program on ethics and corruption in education, was a guest on RFI’s ‘7 billion neighbors’ radio programme devoted to the issue of private supplementary tutoring.
New distance course on transparency, accountability and anti-corruption measures in education
Following a decade of research on corruption in education, IIEP is launching its second distance course on “Transparency, accountability and anti-corruption measures in education”.
IIEP contributes to the international short course on “Corruption, culture and moral psychology: from research to policy”
IIEP was invited to contribute to the international short course on “Corruption, culture and moral psychology: from research to policy” in October 2017. The course, held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, was organised by Universitas Gadjah Mada with the support of UNODC and the Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Network (ICRN).
Mainstreaming a culture of integrity for youth in the Asia Pacific region
From 15 to 17 November 2017, IIEP participated in the Ninth Regional Conference of the ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific, which took place in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
International anti-corruption day
Corrupt practices, such as the misappropriation of educational funds or asking for illegal school fees, can cause significant financial losses to a country’s education budget and represent an unbearable burden for the world’s poorest. Improving transparency and accountability and introducing anti-corruption measures is therefore of utmost importance to improve access, equity and efficiency in the education sector.
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