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    Rediscovering the power of trust: The case of education in Tunisia

    Tunisia

    Mihaylo Milovanovitch - Transparency International

    Right after its inauguration in 2012, the then new Tunisian government reassured its electorate that it will continue to take the fight against corruption seriously. Numerous international partners were asked to submit their recommendations, and soon enough the authorities' to-do list becam very long.

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    Very good on paper

    Viet Nam

    - The Economist

    In a recent survey the organization [Transparency International] found that 49% of Vietnamese respondents perceived their education sector to be "corrupt" or "highly corrupt". Corruption is plainly evident at elite Vietnamese schools. Yet it also exists on a smaller scale, in subtler forms...

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    Academics support plagiarism whistleblower petition

    Germany

    Michael Gardner - University World News

    More than 600 academics in Germany have signed a petition demanding that cases of plagiarism and data manipulation be settled in discourses at subject level. The campaign is critical of a move by the German Rectors' Conference to have such issues treated confidentially in university committ

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    Ghost schools and absence of teachers Major problems, Supreme Court

    Pakistan

    Hasnaat Malik - Pamir Times

    In a 100-page detailed judgement regarding the condition of government schools, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said that a study – conducted by Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) Project in 2012-2013 through a third party validation team hired by the gover..

  • IIEP Newsletter on integrity planning

    News

    Addressing transparency and accountability can help reshape the educational planning agenda (IIEP Newsletter, Vol. XXX, N°2, July-December 2012).

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    Arab universities must admit the cost of corruption

    Elizabeth Buckner - Al-Fanar Media

    A report released by Transparency International, "Global Corruption Report: Education," is the first report by the organization examining corruption in education. But the report hardly covers the issue at Arab universities.

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    Corruption is eroding higher education's benefits

    Wachira Kigotho - University World News

    University education in Africa is regarded as key to a better future, and has the potential to provide the tools that people need to improve livelihoods and live with dignity. But according to Transparency International, systemic corruption is eroding benefits that could be accrued from higher education.

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