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    3,000 Bihar teachers quit fearing action over fake degrees

    India

    Indo-Asian News Service - Times of India

    About 3,000 schoolteachers in Bihar, who allegedly used fake degree certificates to get jobs, have resigned till date apprehending legal action. Earlier, the state government admitted that it recruited more than 300,000 contract teachers without verifying their educational and professional degrees. The petitioner of the probe said he has collected documents as evidence through Right to Information queries to prove that thousands of teachers used forged degrees to get jobs.

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    Teachers, Principals with fake documents exposed

    Liberia

    Decontee M. Wesseh - Liberia News Agency

    About 350 public school teachers and 11 principals with fake documents have been exposed, according to the Montserrado County Education Officer. Many Liberians have attributed the poor standard of the country’s educational system to its infiltration by unqualified individuals.

  • Newspaper

    Ministry to scrutinize civil servants’ docs

    Indonesia

    Fedina S. Sundaryani - The Jakarta Post

    After a higher education institution in Jakarta was found issuing fake degrees, the Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Ministry said that any civil servants possessing such counterfeit documents would face demotion. Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister said on Tuesday that the ministry’s inspectorate was examining the validity of its own civil servants’ degrees and would soon send a notification to every ministry to do the same.

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    Scandals put teaching of economics in the dock

    Chile

    Maria Elena Hurtado - University world news

    The spate of financial scandals that are rocking Chile have stirred a wholesome debate in the country on the importance of ethics in the teaching of economics. The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile’s economics and administration faculty has been under the spotlight since three of its former students, previously hailed as 'star students', were prosecuted and jailed for a week pending trial for tax fraud and other financial crimes

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  • Newspaper

    Education anti-corruption probe claims scalp at Royal Children’s Hospital

    Australia

    Samantha Landy, Matthew Johnson - Herald Sun

    The boss of the Education Institute at the Royal Children’s Hospital has quit in the wake of evidence given during an anti-corruption inquiry. The RCH told the Herald Sun that it appeared to have been caught up in what is alleged to have been misuse of public funds distributed to various organisations via a network of “banker schools”.

  • Newspaper

    Combatting corruption in higher education in Armenia

    Armenia

    - EAP-PCF News

    The Council of Europe and European Union joint project “Strengthening Integrity and Combating Corruption in Higher Education in Armenia” was launched in Yerevan on 27 May 2015. The Project objective is to support the development of prevention and integrity mechanisms for practicing professionals and to increase good governance in the field of higher education in Armenia.

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    Foreign institutions warned over PhD admissions

    Ghana

    Francis Kokutse - University World News

    Foreign tertiary institutions in Ghana have been directed by the National Accreditation Board to ensure that only students with certificates awarded by institutions accredited by the board be admitted to PhD courses. It is also concerned about a spate of honorary degrees awarded to personalities by some unaccredited or unqualified institutions.

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