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    Community Endowments Funds to Enhance Enrolment of Girls: Innovative approach from Rural Areas in Upper Egypt


    Atallak Kuttab - Save the Children

    Community endowment funds are being experimented in Egypt. They are managed by village committees with the active participation of parents with support from the private sector. They lobby government for better resource allocation.

  • The Global corruption report 2004

    The Global Corruption Report provides an overview of the state of corruption around the world in 2004. It covers national and international developments, institutional and legal changes and activities within both the private sector and civil society...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, Transparency International , 2004

  • Ethics and corruption in education: an overview

    Recent surveys suggest that leakage of funds from ministries of education to schools represent more than 80 per cent of the total sums allocated for non salary expenditures in some countries; bribes and payoffs in teacher recruitment and promotion...

    Hallak, Jacques, Poisson, Muriel


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    Academic salaries, academic corruption and the academic career


    Philip G. Altbach - International Higher education

    If the academic profession does not maintain adequate income levels, academic performance throughout the system inevitably suffers. Academics must receive sufficient remuneration to live an appropriate middle-class lifestyle. Through an Egyptian example of university professors demanding sums of money to their students, this article deals with the inevitable consequences of inadequate academic salaries.

  • Améliorer la qualité de l'enseignement supérieur: une étude du programme Tempus

    Ce document passe en revue les développements généraux dans le domaine de l’assurance qualité dans les pays soutenus par le programme Tempus (à savoir les pays partenaires Tempus) par l’intermédiaire d’études de cas tirés de projets Tempus dans le...

    European Commission

    Luxembourg, Office des publications offielles des Communautés européennes, 2009

  • Newspaper

    Students swindled and stranded

    Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt

    David Jardine - University World News

    A scandal involving 49 students who sought places in an Egypt's prestigious university has been revealed. Instead of enrolling in the promised university, the students ended up in Malaysia where 15 were discovered doing odd jobs to support themselves. Moreover in what may be a bureaucratic cross-proposes the Indonesia's Ministry of national education is not in charge of verifying the student's process because is the Ministry of religious affaires the one responsible for students who apply to Islamic Universities abroad.

  • Newspaper

    Where corruption thrives: Public universities in Egypt


    Sarah El Masry - The Daily News Egypt

    Public universities in Egypt are institutions with multi-layered corruption – from sexual harassment to nepotism. The Daily News Egypt was intrigued by a recent corruption case in Ain Shams University and decided to look into the different forms of corruption directed at students at public universities. Students recount their experiences with corruption and propose solutions.

  • Newspaper

    Higher education still suffering after the revolution


    Nadia El-Awady - University World News

    Egyptian higher education remains in a state of crisis after the 2011 revolution. Internal corruption, a lack of funding and student support and safety are among the factors adversely affecting students and the system. Economic, political, and physical insecurity in the country make it very difficult for serious changes to be made.

  • Newspaper

    The star pupil who scored zero in all her exams


    Mai Noman - BBC News

    Thousands rallied behind a top-ranked student in a potential case of injustice and corruption. The student, who had achieved nearly perfect marks in previous years, scored zero out of 100 on all seven exams that she sat. The family believes that she is a victim of corruption and that her papers were swapped with another pupil’s.

  • Newspaper

    Cairo University takes aim at unlawful ‘teaching centres’


    Ashraf Khaled - University World News

    Cairo University, Egypt’s biggest state-run academic institution, has initiated an action plan against thriving but unlawful ‘teaching centres’ in its vicinity, accusing them of “undermining the educational process”. The centres, located just outside campus, are accused of pirating academic books, producing sub-standard study guides and holding fee-charging crash courses for students. Academics, whose books have allegedly been pirated by the centres, say their complaints to law-enforcement authorities have not drawn a response.

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