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    China to audit university heads to combat university corruption

    China

    - China View

    The Ministry of Education (MOE) has ordered the auditing of university heads from 2007. Analysts say the move is aimed at curbing corruption in universities after several embezzlement cases were uncovered in state universities recently. In 2006, former president of Tianjin University was removed from his position of deputy to the National People's Congress for his role in the school's loss of 12.8 million U.S. dollars.

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    Problems in China's private universities

    China

    Osman Ozturgut - Boston College

    Because obtaining any education is seen as the main goal by most Chinese, the new private universities which have appeared in almost every major province are seen like an opportunity to lower Chinese University Examinations scores to have access to superior education.

  • Newspaper

    Entrance-exam points bought, parents say

    China

    Lilian Zhang - South China Morning Post

    Disgruntled parents in Zhejiang have complained to provincial education authorities over a policy that gave 19 children of government officials and teachers special treatment in college entrance examinations. These Practices are often linked to abuse of power and corruption, showed the vulnerability of the education system.

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    Getting a Fake Degree in China Is Fast and Cheap, but not Always Effective

    China

    Pascale Trouillaud - El Periódico de México

    In one hour, and for about 38 dollars, you can get a false university degree in China, but the enforcement of punishment is making it ever more difficult to use such fraud to find a job or get into a foreign university. The measures introduced by China have curbed fraud and many fake degrees are now detected through authentication procedures; however, some genuine diplomas have been awarded to bogus students.

  • Newspaper

    China hi-tech exam cheats jailed

    China

    Chris Hogg - BBC

    Eight parents and teachers who used hi-tech equipment to help children cheat in Chinese college entrance exams have been sent to prison. They were given sentences of six months to three years after being found guilty of using mobile phones, tiny earpieces or mini scanners in order to obtain state secrets.

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    Chinese anti-corruption campaign targets M.B.A. programs

    China

    Lara Farrar - The Chronicle of Higher Education

    A ban on government officials and state-owned enterprises to attend executive M.B.A. courses shows how unexpectedly policies that affect foreign universities can shift in China. This decision is part of the Chinese government’s campaign aiming to bring an end to corruption and excessively high spending by government functionaries.

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    Regulation on academic fraud hopes to reduce plagiarism

    China

    Yojana Sharma - China Daily

    A new Ministry of Education regulation to punish academic fraud has come into effect to clamp down on plagiarism and fabricating research data, as well as buying, selling or organizing trade in academic degree theses, including all forms of "ghostwriting" or buying of materials produced by essay mills.

  • Newspaper

    China vs. America – Quality, plagiarism and propaganda

    China, USA

    John Richard Schrock - University World News

    In this article, Dr John Richard Schrock, who teaches at Emporia State University in Kansas, explains the vast differences between research, citation and teaching styles in Chinese and American university students, citing cultural and education gaps for instances of plagiarism.

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    Lessons learned as bogus colleges exposed in China

    China

    Xinhua - China Times

    Bearing names similar to top universities, China's fake colleges woo and swindle high school graduates through slick recruitment websites. A list released by sdaxue.com, a site that helps students choose higher educational institutions, has exposed 60 Chinese "universities" or "colleges" as unaccredited diploma mills.

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    Cambridge University under fresh scrutiny over Chinese government-linked donation

    UK, China

    Malcolm Moore - The Telegraph

    Revealed: university representatives met with daughter of Chinese prime minister to win donation university officials later claimed had "no link" to Chinese government.

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