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  • Newspaper

    Students don’t understand plagiarism, research suggests

    New Zealand

    John Elmes - Times Higher Education

    Students have “no understanding” of what plagiarism is and why they must avoid it, according to new research. An education research fellow at the University of Otago, finds that universities might need to consider their plagiarism policies and how they might “influence or confuse students in counterproductive ways”. The qualitative study, published in the journal Higher Education, found that although “aware of plagiarism as a concept” and believing that those who “intentionally cheat are cheating everybody”, students were ignorant of the potential implications of unintentional plagiarism.

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

    News

    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.

  • Newspaper

    Uni cheats don't prosper

    New Zealand

    - The New Zealand Helard

    Cheating is up more than 20 per cent at the country's biggest university. It have been identified 201 cases last year, compared to 166 in 2007, although the student roll remained steady at 38,550. Using cell phones, sneaking unauthorized notes and material, with unpermitted calculators, dictionaries and electronic devices and writing answers before exams started are some of the new and old methods for cheating.

  • Newspaper

    U. of New Zealand comes under attack

    New Zealand

    David Cohen - The Chronicle of Higher Education

    The president of New Zealand's largest postsecondary institution defended it last month against politicians who have accused it of widespread corruption. It is also suggested that the university is home to nepotism and fraudulent accounting.

  • Newspaper

    Police investigate 'cheating' service for university students

    New Zealand

    - ONE News

    Police and education authorities are investigating allegations of mass cheating by international students at tertiary institutes throughout the country. The man who reported the issues alleged that he was contracted to write assignments for students at various universities who could not meet language standards.

  • Progress in the fight against corruption in Asia and the Pacific

    This book assembles the papers presented during the joint ADB/OECD Conference on Combating Corruption in the Asian and Pacific region, held in Seoul, Korea in December 2000.The Seoul conference identified priorities for a successful fight against...

    Asian Development Bank

    Manila, ADB, 2001

  • Utstein partners' anti-corruption strategies: comparative analysis

    This presentation of the Utstein anti-corruption policies is based on a study of available documentation, and seeks to present policies and strategies in a comparative framework. The presentation, however, does not review progress in terms of the...

    Hellan, Johan

    2002

  • The Global corruption report 2006

    The 2006 Global corruption report focuses on corruption and health. It includes expert reports on: the risks of corruption in different health care systems; the scale of the problem: from high-level corruption in Costa Rica to counterfeit medicines...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, TI, 2006

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