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    Armenian Minister of education comments on corruption at higher schools

    Armenia

    Press

    - ARKA News Agency

    The evidence of corruption at Armenian higher schools must be presented to the RA Ministry of Education; RA Minister of Education told reporters that negative phenomena do exist in the field of education, just as in any other sphere of social life, and pointed out that they will struggle against them.

  • Newspaper

    Student led anti-corruption campaign hits Yerevan campuses

    Armenia

    Press

    - 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

    Claims of medical degrees being bought in Romania

    Cyprus, Romania

    Press

    Anna Hassapi - Cyprus Mail

    The Council for Degree Accreditation (KYSATS) and the Pancyprian Association of Medical Practitioners are investigating some Cypriot and Greek doctors accused of having bought fake medical degrees from Romanian universities. However, it has been confirmed that it would be very difficult to validate whether a degree was bought or earned, because they would not examine the candidates' knowledge, instead the procedures and whether all the procedures were followed and legal is what is going to be investigated.

  • Newspaper

    Chinese Students Buy Degrees: French universities concerned

    France

    Press

    - AFP

    The alleged peddling of diplomas to Chinese students has puzzled the universities implicated, which are now concerned over the effect of aspersions on the international renown of French tertiary training. Two inquiries – one judicial and one administrative – were opened up following complaints alleging that deals were done in which Chinese students were awarded diplomas in exchange for large amounts of money.

  • Newspaper

    Large-Scale Trafficking of Degrees Uncovered at University

    France

    Press

    Yves Bordenave - Le Monde

    Several hundred Chinese students enrolled at the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises (IAE) at Toulon University, are thought to have bought their degrees. The preliminary inquiry begun on 26 March into "bribery, bribe-taking, and fraud" is investigating practices thought to have started four years ago.

  • Newspaper

    Corruption in education, a vigorous debate in Montenegro

    Montenegro

    Press

    - FreeMalasia

    A vigorous debate took place on the issue of corruption in education at the conference "What are You Going to do When You Start to Work?", organized by the NGOs Centre for Monitoring (CEMI) and Centre for Civic Education (CGO) with the support of the German Embassy in Montenegro. The conference was organized under the aegis of the project "Corruption in Education".

  • Newspaper

    Education Ministry Will Not Penalise Fraudulent Applications

    Spain

    Press

    - El País

    Last year, the ombudsman for Andalusia received 150 complaints over the enrolment process, according to the 2008 report just published. This is why he favours harsher penalties for fraudulent applications as there are no clear-cut punitive measures that set an example. However, the province's education ministry maintains that punishment is not the best response, so no sanctions will be taken.

  • Newspaper

    The Centre from Which the Doorman Certificates Were Falsified Reported the Fraud to the Catalan Government

    Spain

    Press

    Nando García - El Mundo

    The AITES Academy, which provides vocational training and saw hundreds of its nightclub doorman's certificates falsified, took its case to the Direcció General de Jocs i Espectacles de la Generalitat some six months ago to inform that the seal of the centre was being used to issue certificates whereas the corresponding training was not done. Police are continuing to investigate the matter and at least 400 fraudulent authorizations have been uncovered.

  • Newspaper

    Bulgarian Government: Universities react harshly to Turkey's diploma non-recognition

    Bulgaria

    Press

    - Sofia News Agency

    Turkey has suspended its recognition of Bulgarian university diplomas. The Turkish University Education Council made this decision on the grounds of high levels of academic forgery, fraud and exam cheating in Bulgaria. Bulgaria's Education Minister has admonished the Bulgarian media for provoking an international scandal, claiming that the problematic diplomas were forged by Turkish citizens.

  • Newspaper

    Audit condemns management at elite Paris institute

    France

    Press

    Jane Marshall - University World News

    The financial management of the elite Institute of Political Studies in Paris has been strongly criticized in an official report that found evidence of exorbitant bonuses, absence of controls and waste of public funds. The report revealed a chaotic management that consisted more of "little deals between friends than a serious administration of public funds".

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