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  • Newspaper

    Uzbek students used as forced labor during cotton harvest

    Uzbekistan

    - Radio Free Europe

    Thousands of university students in Uzbekistan are being mobilized to help with the annual cotton harvest and some say they are working under abusive conditions, RFE/RL's Uzbek Service reports. The harvest lasts from the beginning of the academic year in September until late autumn and only students at prestigious universities in Tashkent are exempt from taking part. The use of student and child labor to pick cotton violates state and international labor laws.

  • Newspaper

    Training for scholarly integrity

    USA

    Stuart Heiser - University World News

    This was the second annual Strategic Leaders Global Summit sponsored by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS). Last year's meeting in Banff in Canada resulted in the "Banff Principles" to broadly guide international collaboration in graduate education; this year's summit focused on "best practices" specific to promoting scholarly integrity. Leaders in higher education agreed on issues and actions that have to lead to strengthen scholarly integrity because of the growing globalization of graduate education and research, and discussed on "best practices" to promote scholarly integrity.

  • Newspaper

    Corruption fight should start right from schools

    Uganda

    Patrick Kabayo - Daily Monitor

    In line with the second MDG of achieving universal primary education by ensuring that all girls and boys complete a full course of primary schooling, moral values and ethics need to be inducted in the education system aside practical skills. Though some people have argued that corruption is as old as mankind, it is mankind that can avert the situation through structuring curricular whose aim should be producing morally upright citizens who abhor corruption.

  • Anti-corruption handbook for development practitioners

    The objective of the Handbook is to provide conceptual and technical guidance to enable "development practitioners" to: Become better equipped to effectively support the anti-corruption work in development co-operation; Acquire useful tools to...

    Finland. Ministry for Foreign Affairs, FORMIN. Department for Development Policy

    Helsinki, FORMIN, 2012

  • Looking beyond the numbers: stakeholders and multiple school accountability

    How to hold autonomous schools and school governing boards accountable for their decisions and performance has become a particularly pressing question for central governments in many OECD countries. Increasing complexity in education systems has led...

    Hooge, Edith, Burns, Tracey, Wilkoszewski, Harald

    Paris, OECD, 2012

  • Handbook of good human resource practices in the teaching profession

    The handbook draws upon experiences and good practices in a wide range of ILO member States, giving a large number of examples of good practice and lessons learned. The methods it outlines are intended to be applicable to all schools and education...

    International Labour Organisation

    Geneva, ILO, 2012

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