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  • Newspaper

    Corruption's effects on education in Pakistan

    Pakistan

    Ahmed Ashfaque - Transparency International

    The recent Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize should remind people that there are more children out of school in Pakistan (5.5 million) than any country in the world except Nigeria. But because of corruption, merely investing in the Pakistani education system is not sufficient; rigorous monitoring and the creation of an accountable system are needed to make the system fairer and functional.

  • IIEP contributes to G20 debates on corruption

    News

    The fight against corruption was featured high on the G20 agenda in Brisbane (15-16 November 2014). “High-level principles on corruption and growth” were discussed by the Anti-Corruption Working Group, which was established in 2010 “in recognition of the significant impact of corruption on economic growth, trade and development”.

  • Newspaper

    The mastermind behind the University essay writing machine

    Australia

    Amy McNeilage and Lisa Visentin - Sydney Morning Herald

    At the helm of the company embroiled in a large-scale academic cheating scandal is a Chinese-born businesswoman. The enterprising 30-year-old has used her accounting degree to build a lucrative ghostwriting service, called MyMaster. This pitch has seen the MyMaster company turn over at least $160,000 during 2014 and return more than 900 fraudulent assignments to students prepared to hand over up to $1,000 for the work.

  • Newspaper

    Cambridge University under fresh scrutiny over Chinese government-linked donation

    UK, China

    Malcolm Moore - The Telegraph

    Revealed: university representatives met with daughter of Chinese prime minister to win donation university officials later claimed had "no link" to Chinese government.

  • Newspaper

    Medical exam fraud is "biggest education scam"

    India

    Shuriah Niazi - University World News

    Large-scale fraud in India's medical entrance examination or the Pre-Medical Test – being described as India's biggest education scam – is having serious wider repercussions, calling into question the quality of medical education and the qualifications of some recently graduated doctors.

  • Combatting corruption in education on a global front

    Muriel Poisson

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  • Newspaper

    Anti-corruption unit to police university exam

    Cambodia

    Matt Blomberg - University News

    The Cambodian government's Anti-Corruption Unit has been called on to police next month's national school-leaving exam in a bid to stamp out systemic cheating that has for decades compromised the quality of high school students applying for university places.

  • Newspaper

    Education minister resigns over research fraud scandal

    Taiwan China

    Mimi , Yojana Leung , Sharma - University News

    Taiwan's Education Minister resigned on Monday 14 July over his links to a researcher whose papers were retracted from an international scientific journal because of alleged fraud.

  • Newspaper

    UGC cautions award of degrees violating norms

    India

    - The Economic Times

    India's University Grants Commission has again cautioned universities against the awarding of degrees in violation of provisions, following the recent controversy surrounding the four-year undergraduate programme of Delhi University.

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