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  • Improving transparency and accountability through public access to school data"

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    Decision-makers and high-level education officials from seven countries in the region are gathering in Sydney, Australia for the start of the My School study visit. This event, organized by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Agency (ACARA) and the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), will focus on how to improve transparency and accountability in schools in the Asia-Pacific region through the use of data.

  • Anti-Corruption Summit 2016

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    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.

  • New distance course on transparency, accountability and anti-corruption measures in education

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    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”.

  • International anti-corruption day

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    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.

  • Corrupt schools, corrupt universities launches in Russia

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    IIEP recently launched a Russian-language version of its book, Corrupt schools, corrupt universities: What can be done? Authored by Jacques Hallak and Muriel Poisson, the book brings to light the importance of combatting corruption in education as well as key tools to detect corruption and tackle malpractices.

  • New IIEP publication explores using school report cards to improve transparency

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    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.

  • IIEP contributes to G20 debates on corruption

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    The fight against corruption was featured high on the G20 agenda in Brisbane (15-16 November 2014). “High-level principles on corruption and growth” were discussed by the Anti-Corruption Working Group, which was established in 2010 “in recognition of the significant impact of corruption on economic growth, trade and development”.

  • Transparency and fight against corruption in education in DRC

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    IIEP led a workshop in Kisantu (Bas-Congo), from 12 to 14 November 2014 on “Transparency and accountability in the education sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo” (DRC).

  • Integrity and transparency in education in Bangladesh

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    Representatives from the education and health sectors, and donor agencies working in both sectors in Bangladesh, expressed genuine determination to address corruption at the three-day workshop on Strengthening integrity and transparency in the education and health sectors in Bangladesh, held in Savar, Bangladesh from 31 March to 2 April 2014.

  • Public expenditure tracking survey in Burkina Faso

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    Following activities initiated in June 2011 on ethics and corruption in education in Burkina Faso, IIEP recently provided technical support to the national team in charge of carrying out a public expenditure tracking survey (PETS) in the country’s basic education sector, under the auspices of UNICEF.

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