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  • Newspaper

    Graft mars educational goals: UN

    India

    - Deccan Herald

    The IIEP/UNESCO report "Corrupt schools, corrupt universities: What can be done" has identified private tuition as a major source of "unethical behavior" in India, observing that it has become a major industry, consuming a considerable amount of parents' money and pupils' time. Together with private tuitions, two other major problems that face the Indian education system are the manipulation of entrance test scores and teachers absenteeism.

  • Newspaper

    Out-of school classes provide edge

    Korea R

    Sean Cavanagh - Education Week

    As the academic results improve due to a national curriculum that contains coherence and a continuation, the government is concerned with the fact that the increase of private tutoring expenses could open an edge between poor and rich students. Therefore, governmental online tutoring programs are being released in order to compete with the enterprises specialists in teaching services.

  • Forms and extent of corruption in education en Sri Lanka: research report

    The topics covered in the study include school admissions, teacher appointments, transfers and promotions, activities of school development societies (SDS), fees and payments, tuition classes and abuse of the district quota system. A representative...

    Transparency International Sri Lanka

    Colombo, TISL, 2009

  • Corrupt schools, corrupt universities: what can be done?

    Rigged calls for tender, embezzlement of funds, illegal registration fees, academic fraud - there is no lack of empirical data illustrating the diverse forms that corruption can take in the education sector. Surveys suggest that fund leakage from...

    Hallak, Jacques, Poisson, Muriel

    Paris, UNESCO, 2007

  • Escolas corruptas, universidades corruptas: o que fazer? Resumo executivo

    Este livro apresenta as conclusões da pesquisa conduzida pelo IIPE no campo da ética e da corrupção em educação. Tem como base todas as atividades realizadas com marco de referência incluindo uma oficina preparatória, visitas de estudo, seminário...

    Hallak, Jacques, Poisson, Muriel

    Brasilia, UNESCO, 2007

  • Ethics and corruption in education: an overview

    Recent surveys suggest that leakage of funds from ministries of education to schools represent more than 80 per cent of the total sums allocated for non salary expenditures in some countries; bribes and payoffs in teacher recruitment and promotion...

    Hallak, Jacques, Poisson, Muriel

    2005

  • Governance in education: transparency and accountability

    This book presents an international review of initiatives aimed at improving transparency and accountability in the management of education in a variety of domains, including: education financing, teacher appointment and transfer, teacher conduct...

    Hallak, Jacques, Poisson, Muriel

    Paris, UNESCO, 2006

  • Newspaper

    Cairo University takes aim at unlawful ‘teaching centres’

    Egypt

    Ashraf Khaled - University World News

    Cairo University, Egypt’s biggest state-run academic institution, has initiated an action plan against thriving but unlawful ‘teaching centres’ in its vicinity, accusing them of “undermining the educational process”. The centres, located just outside campus, are accused of pirating academic books, producing sub-standard study guides and holding fee-charging crash courses for students. Academics, whose books have allegedly been pirated by the centres, say their complaints to law-enforcement authorities have not drawn a response.

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