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  • Newspaper

    Learners stuck after exam fees abused

    Namibia

    Press

    - New Era

    Fifteen of the 80 students enrolled with the Namibia College of Open Learning will not write their end of year exams after a teacher allegedly misappropriated their examination fees. It is suspected he used the money to settle personal accounts. The students will not be able to sit their exams this year as the fraud was discovered too late.

  • Newspaper

    Exams malpractices increase by 40 % - survey

    Nigeria

    Press

    Abimbola Akosile - This Day

    A report on examination malpractice rating of states and the six geo-political zones, conducted by Exam Ethics Project, has revealed an increase of 40 percent in the practice between 2003 and 2004, against a corresponding increase of 276 percent between 1999 and 2004.

  • Newspaper

    Ondo clamps down on exam cheats in public schools

    Nigeria

    Press

    Dayo Johnson - Vanguard

    Lawmakers in Ondo State have approved a jail term of between three and four years or a fine for principals who engage in examination malpractices in public schools. Any candidate who leaves an examination hall with intent to cheat or secure any unfair advantage for himself risk to pay a fine and/or three years imprisonment.

  • Newspaper

    Varsity Expels 2 Exam Cheats

    Nigeria

    Press

    - This Day

    Two students of the Gombe State University have been expelled for examination malpractice. Vice Chancellor of the University approved the immediate expulsion of the students for inviting two unknown persons to sit on their behalf, in English and Mathematics papers.

  • Newspaper

    Exam leakage: WAEC in redemption battle

    Nigeria

    Press

    - This Day

    The news of examination leakages has rocked the West African Examination Council. The leaked papers have forced the council to cancel and reschedule the papers. Both staff and auxiliary workers are now under probe. The leakage occurred despite various measures to eliminate cheating. The council has designed a website and introduced the embossment of passport photographs on certificates to avoid impersonation of candidates.

  • Newspaper

    Exam fraud: five million results cancelled in nine years

    Nigeria

    Press

    Juliana Taiwo - This Day

    The Exam Ethics Project (EEP), an NGO fighting against examination malpractices, has in the last few years released figures either as profit made from examination malpractice business or those (students, invigilators etc) sacked for engaging in examination malpractice.

  • Newspaper

    Kogi begins verification of teachers' certificates

    Nigeria

    Press

    Ayodele Oluwole - Vanguard

    Kogi State Primary Education Board (SPEB) has commenced the verification of primary school teachers' certificates in the state in the effort to sanitize and raise the standard of teaching in primary schools across the state.

  • Newspaper

    Exam fraud: poly expels 23, suspends 78

    Nigeria

    Press

    Ademola Adeyemo - This Day

    No fewer than 23 students of the Polytechnic Ibadan were expelled for exam malpractices while 78 others have been suspended in what the institution authority described as a continuous cleansing exercise.

  • Newspaper

    A season of change

    Poland

    Press

    Wojciech Kosc - Transitions Online

    The new Matura exam, which is designed to be more objective and to ensure that the familiarity of students and teachers is no longer a factor, is facing criticism. Papers are now encoded and a cheat will automatically be failed. However, concerning the subject of the oral presentation, the student can now choose it before the actual exam. This has created a market for ready-made presentation which have appeared on the Internet for prices ranging from $30 to $165.

  • Newspaper

    Corruption in Serbian universities

    Serbia

    Press

    Veliborka Staletovic - Oneworld net

    Almost a third of the polled students in Serbia said that they would bribe somebody if that was the only way to pass an exam, according to a survey conducted by the Students Union of Serbia. 69 % would cheat in their exams if it was certain they would not be caught, while 53 percent said they would not feel bad about the cheating. Seven in ten students said that corruption is involved in enrolment procedures, and 79% heard of cheating in the exams.

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