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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.

  • Newspaper

    End of term examination: When ghost students perform better

    Cameroon

    Yaboa Ndula Muntech - Allafrica

    Most secondary school authorities handed over the first term report cards to their students with various remarks. Those who attended classes regularly and worked hard during the term had good averages while others who played games and occupied drinking spots during school hours brought home fake report cards to impress their parents. The "ghost" students were last Friday seen in cyber cafés scanning and modifying their reports cards.

  • 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

    39 Grade 12 Pupils in Lusaka Arrested for Malpractice

    Zambia

    NSE Udoh - All Africa

    Thirty nine grade 12 pupils have been arrested in Lusaka over suspected examination malpractices. The 39 were rounded up in Lusaka's Mtendere Compound at a house where they were being guided through a leaked English examination paper.

  • 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.

  • Monitoring report from the second round of the 2014 National Matura Exam

    Noting the significance of the State Matura Exam, and bearing in mind the numerous remarks and complaints pertaining to its conduct in the previous years and in the first round of the exam this year, Internews Kosova and BIRN monitored this process...

    Internews Kosova

    Pristina, Internews Kosova, 2014

  • Newspaper

    It's your school: Keeping Mexico's education system transparent

    Mexico

    Rafael Garcia Aceves - Transparency International

    Last December, 1,055 high school communities around Mexico – comprising almost 1.3 million students – engaged in a transparency and accountability exercise. This involves each principal of public high schools completing three electronic forms covering more than 100 indicators. These range from income and expenditure, to enrolment and academic performance, to the condition of school equipment and infrastructure.

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