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    Students warned to avoid unauthorised institutions

    Madagascar

    - University World News

    The higher education and research minister has warned new students to make sure they enrol in higher education institutions that are authorised and accredited by the state. During the past few years many new private institutions had opened as the numbers of young people qualified to enter higher education increased but places in public universities remained low. She stressed that “the ministry refuses to ratify or recognise the diplomas of institutions without authorisation.”

  • Transparency International School on integrity 2016

    News

    From 4 to 10 July 2016, Transparency International (TI) organised its 7th annual School on Integrity in Vilnius, Lithuania. 120 young activists and future leaders from over 60 countries exchanged their experiences in the fight against corruption and participated in the anti-corruption and accountability training.

  • Youth against corruption: the Council of Europe seeks IIEP's expertise

    News

    In early June, Muriel Poisson from IIEP advised the Council of Europe’s Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media on measures to engage youth in the detection of corruption and the enforcement of anti-corruption initiatives.

  • Cheating or cheated? Surviving secondary exit exams in a neoliberal era

    Cheating on exams is a rampant and highly developed practice among youth in the Arab world, often involving elaborate networks, advanced technology and adult authorities. Rather than viewing cheating as mere laziness or immorality, this article...

    Buckner, Elizabeth; Hodges, Rebecca

    2016

  • IIEP contributes to the international short course on “Corruption, culture and moral psychology: from research to policy”

    News

    IIEP was invited to contribute to the international short course on “Corruption, culture and moral psychology: from research to policy” in October 2017. The course, held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, was organised by Universitas Gadjah Mada with the support of UNODC and the Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Network (ICRN).

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    CT* youth unhappy with education, corruption

    South Africa

    - ENCA

    CAPE TOWN – The current government has yet to win over youth, concurred youngsters in Mitchell’s Plain. “Government has failed us. They have failed us in so many ways” said 16-year-old resident. “There is an inequality among schools. You look at schools in Constantia and then you look at our schools. They have more resources.”
    *Cape Town

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    Youths from Asia Pacific unite in the fight against corruption

    Cambodia

    Maud Salber - Transparency international

    Asia Pacific: The first ever International Youth Camp on youth Empowerment for Transparency and Integrity (yETI) in Angkor, Cambodia, brought together youths from a number of asian countries, to learn and exchange on the negative impact of corruption in their countries and across the region, and brainstorm how they can work together to combat the scourge

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    University faces increase in "bogus" student grants

    France

    Pascale Krémer - Le Monde

    According to the President of a University in Perpignan in the department of the Pyrénées-Orientales which has the third highest rate of unemployment in France: "These bogus students have always existed but in the past three years, they are on the increase, partly due to youth unemployment and a lack of financial support for the transition period between school and work ...".

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    We are the perfect gadflies: How youth can help to fight corruption in education

    Netherlands

    Frits Brouwer - Global Partnership for Education

    For Dutch Youth Representative for UNESCO, education has to come to the forefront of the development debate. He states that the implementation and effectiveness of many education programmes is hampered by corruption, and that young people can play a vital role in combatting this.

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    Liberia: LACC official urges increase in education budget

    Liberia

    Calvin Brooks - AllAfrica

    The acting Chairperson of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) has called for increased budgetary allotment to the education sector to adequately prepare Liberian youths for future challenges. According to the Chairperson, the assessment report in the education sector indicates that lack of integrity on the part of students and teachers was "extremely high" due to the low budgetary allotment to the sector.

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