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  • Newspaper

    Liberia: Education Minister vows to enforce code of conduct

    Liberia

    Calvin Brooks - Allafrica

    Le Ministre de l’éducation promet de mettre en vigueur le code de conduite
    L’ancien Ministre de l’éducation a assuré de l’application du Code de conduite des enseignants et des administrateurs des écoles. Il a insisté sur le fait que le Code de conduite ne sera pas appliqué que pendant une semaine puis rangé sur une étagère, comme tant d’autres politiques du gouvernement toujours en attente d’application.

  • Nepotism at schools in Armenia: a cultural perspective

    This paper discusses the issue of favorable treatment of fellow teachers' children at Armenian schools. It demonstrates that this behavior is a part of schools' institutional culture, and is being accepted as a normative behavior. The paper attempts...

    Avetisyan, Meri, Khachatryan, Varsenik

    Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, 2014

  • Newspaper

    Exam leaks worry teachers

    Zambia

    James Kunda - Times of Zambia

    Teacher unions have expressed concern over fresh reports of examination malpractice in some parts of the country. This follows reports that 30 people, among them 13 teachers and 9 pupils were recently arrested in Kapiri and Mkushi for being in possession of grade nine 2014 examination papers.

  • Newspaper

    Probe into alleged selling of teacher posts underway

    South Africa

    Sapa - Mail and Guardian

    A task team has begun investigating the alleged selling of teacher posts, the basic education department said on Sunday. The team has started to do its work and several interviews have been held with union's department spokesperson.

  • Newspaper

    Combating ghost schools and other forms of corruption in education

    Muriel Poisson - Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Breaking the silence over corruption in education is a mammoth ongoing task which needs a global united front in order to ensure that education goals are met and that children receive the best possible opportunities when learning.

  • Newspaper

    Phantom teachers

    Mexico

    - The Economist

    Most people worry about pupils skiving off. In Mexico, it is the teachers. The government Census of Public Schools (2013) in Mexico shows that 13% of all teachers registered on the schools' payrolls do not turn up to work. The government will now comb through the data to see who among the mi..

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