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  • Newspaper

    100,000 fake certificates found in Bihar

    India

    - News track India

    Over 100,000 fake certificates of various Indian universities have been found in a Bihar town. The absence of industries and other business opportunities forces young men and women in Bihar to apply for jobs in government-run schools and also resort to fake certificates. Only two days ago, the government had rejected more than four million applications to check a fake degree racket and other irregularities during a teacher recruitment drive for government-run schools.

  • Newspaper

    Student led anti-corruption campaign hits Yerevan campuses

    Armenia

    - HETQ

    The "Miasin" youth movement has launched an anti-corruption drive in several of Yerevan's colleges and universities that features the photographs of bribe-taking teachers being pasted. On the walls of buildings located next to Yerevan State University there are photos of at least twenty faculty and administration members with the word "bribe taker" written on them.

  • Newspaper

    Cheating sparks soul search over 'lazy' youth

    Japan

    Suvendrini Kakuchi - University World News

    A cheating scandal discovered among students vying for entrance to some of Japan's top universities has rocked the nation and set off a national soul search over young people and how dishonesty should be dealt with. The cheaters used a web bulletin board to ask questions while university entrance tests were underway.

  • Addressing corruption in education: a toolkit for youth from youth

    Addressing Corruption in Education: A Toolkit for Youth from Youth was developed in the framework of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Europe and Eurasia Social Legacy Program (E&E SLP). It is intended to serve as...

    Education Development Center, Inc. (USA)

    Washington, D.C., EDC, 2012

  • Newspaper

    India's university system in "deep crisis"

    India

    Rama Lakshmi - The Washington Post

    After studying for two years to be a teacher, one student found out that the degree her school offers is worthless. It is a story being replayed across many Indian cities. Poorly regulated, unaccredited and often entirely fake colleges have sprung up as demand for higher education accelerates, driven by rising aspirations and a bulging youth population.

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