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  • Corruption in the higher education system of Georgia

    This report analyzes the level of corruption within the higher education system of Georgia. It uncovers the main reasons for the existence of corruption and the variables influencing it. The research recommends and discusses possible ways of...

    Rostiashvili, Ketevan

    Tbilisi, TraCCC CO, 2004

  • Teaching integrity to youth: examples from 11 countries

    This toolkit from Transparency International, published in December 2004, includes examples of youth education experiences from 11 countries. Education is central to preventing corruption, and thus young people, as the potential leaders of tomorrow...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, Transparency International, 2004

  • Fighting corruption in Georgia's universities

    This article examines the fight against corruption in universities in Georgia, focusing particularly on admissions, arguably the most corrupt area in the Georgian higher education. It touches upon the problem of private tutoring and bribing, as well...

    Janashia, Natia

    2004

  • Newspaper

    Georgia: Education minister determined to proceed with controversial reforms

    Georgia

    Jean-Christophe Peuch - Radio Free Europe

    Georgia: The Minister of education and science plans to reshuffle the education system of his country so as to reduce corruption in universities. One way to do this consists in standardising admission exams, under the supervision of a national organ only.

  • The Global corruption report 2005

    The 2005 Global Corruption Report focuses on corruption in construction and post-conflict reconstruction. It includes expert reports on: post-conflict reconstruction, with a detailed analysis of corruption in Iraq; the mechanisms of corruption in...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, TI, 2005

  • Newspaper

    Tough medicine, Minister of Education Kakha Lomaia injects a dose of competition to reform Georgia's education system

    Georgia

    - AmCham News

    Due to new reforms, high school graduates applying to college will take a standardized assessment exam for universities in order to resolve the issues of corruption and select the best-suited students. According to the Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, American students applying to Tbilisi State University faced fees from USD 5 000 to 15 000 for entrance-exam preparation classes taught by the same professors administering the tests.

  • Newspaper

    A drag on reforms

    Georgia

    Giorgi Kandelaki - Transitions Online

    Despite a recent report from the government indicated that bribes paid in state universities total as much as 20 million lari ($10.9 million) per year, the plans to introduce national tests for university admission to make a more "fair" system with equal access and less corruption might be put on the shelves due to budget problems. According to Tbilisi State University only 20 % of the university's students managed to pass the school's entrance exams without paying bribes.

  • The private tutoring phenomenon: international patterns and perspectives

    This cross-national study is the first of its kind in the former socialist countries. The book examines the complexity of the private tutoring phenomenon and analyzes its consequences for the mainstream education system and for the overall social...

    Silova, Iveta , Bray, Mark et al.

    Open Society Institute, 2006

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