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  • Academic integrity: national principles and lexicon of common terms

    The purpose of these Principles and Lexicon is to provide support for institutions in developing their approach to academic integrity, and to enable the use of a common terminology when talking or writing about academic integrity in the context of...

    Dublin, Quality and Qualifications Ireland, QQI, 2021

  • Academic integrity: national principles and lexicon of common terms

    The purpose of these Principles and Lexicon is to provide support for institutions in developing their approach to academic integrity, and to enable the use of a common terminology when talking or writing about academic integrity in the context of...

    Quality & Qualifications Ireland, QQI, 2021

  • Academic integrity guidelines

    As part of the work of the NAIN, the Academic Integrity Guidelines have been developed and produced by a Working Group, following an extensive process of consultation with both the higher education institutions and a broad range of external...

    Quality & Qualifications Ireland, QQI, 2021

  • Academic integrity guidelines

    The Network has produced these Guidelines to support the sector to collectively define and understand academic integrity; what it means within a higher education institution; what challenges it raises; and to implement a robust approach to preventing...

    Dublin, Quality and Qualifications Ireland, QQI, 2021

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    Smartwatches linked to spike in college exam cheating

    Ireland

    - The Irish Times

    Academics say the use of the electronic device is difficult to police in crowded exam halls. There has been an increased number of breaches of exam regulations, up from 56 last year to 83. Trinity College recorded 42 breaches of exam regulations this year, along with 10 incidents of cheating. This has prompted a number of UK colleges introduced blanket bans on wristwatches of any kind.

  • Newspaper

    Universities accused of ‘misleading’ Dáil committee over financial affairs

    Ireland

    Carl O'Brien - The Irish Times

    University officials have been accused of misleading an Oireachtas committee over the way they run their financial affairs. Senior officials from colleges including University of Limerick, DIT and University College Cork appeared before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee on Thursday to answer allegations over unauthorised severance packages, conflicts of interest and poor corporate governance. In one episode, officials at the university of Limerik paid severance packages to two staff due to ‘employment relationships breaking down’, but then went on to re-employ both individuals as consultants.

  • Newspaper

    Top university broke rule on swaying rankings

    Ireland

    Brendan O'Malley - University World News

    Trinity College Dublin, Ireland’s oldest and highest ranked university, has been censured by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), for breaching the rules of its global ranking by running a campaign which they “clearly forbid”. Trinity, which along with other Irish universities has dropped down the rankings in recent years, launched an awareness campaign designed to ensure that its research is put in the spotlight and make sure key players are aware of upcoming surveys.

  • Newspaper

    Students get academics to write essays for €50 an hour

    Ireland

    Joe Humphreys Michael O'Byrne - The Irish times

    Universities increase measures to combat academic fraud as websites offer to do work. A proliferation of online services for third-level students offering “pay as you go” essays has prompted universities to review their policies against plagiarism. DCU is one of a number of institutions that are altering their methods of assessment, in tandem with the rollout of “cut-and-paste” detection software, to combat the threat of academic fraud.

  • Newspaper

    Universities have been "using the points system" to inflate demand

    Ireland

    Joe Humphreys - The Irish Times

    The chair of a universities' task force on reforming admissions procedures for third level has admitted colleges have been artificially inflating points by offering courses with a small student intake.

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