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  • Newspaper

    ICPC targets universities in anti-corruption fight

    Zambia

    Damilol Oyedele - All Africa

    Abuja — The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has targeted Nigerian Universities as part of preventive measures in the long term strategy of the anti-corruption fight. The commission plans to engage management and staff of tertiary institutions to work to imbibe a culture of transparency and accountability in the overall interest of the country.

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    University: a petition to open our eyes on plagiarism

    France

    Quentin Blanc - Figaro

    Denouncing the reluctance of universities to fight plagiarism, French teachers and researchers have launched a petition. They believe it is urgent to act in order to protect the legitimacy of degrees.

  • Newspaper

    A case of plagiarism troubles the direction of the school of journalism Science Po

    France

    Isabelle Rey-Lefebvre - Le Monde

    The executive Director of the School of Journalism, Sciences Po, is accused of copying/pasting extracts of articles in her chronicles on the Huffington Post, without quoting her sources. The Director of the School of journalism wrote to both students and staff stating that: "the school, that teaches deontology, cannot take lightly such affairs".

  • 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

    Closing the loop through education

    Harutyun Aleksanyan - Integrity Action

    Education is an important component of integrity building in any society to empower citizens to act with and demand integrity. Universities have a unique role in teaching and preparing future professionals for the workplace with all its challenges. Education is a necessary and important component and tool for carrying out the Community Integrity Building (CIB) approach.

  • Silenced, expelled, imprisoned: repression of students and academics in Iran

    This report is based on research that Amnesty International conducted using a wide range of private and public sources. This included in-depth interviews with more than 50 individuals, both women and men, with direct knowledge of Iran's universities...

    Amnesty International

    Amnesty International Ltd, 2014

  • Newspaper

    Opposition pressures education minister nominee to pull out

    Korea R

    - Transparency International

    Opposition lawmakers stepped up their offensive against the new Education Minister and further accused him of misconduct during his teaching years. The former professor of Korea National University of Education has already been accused of plagiarizing a thesis that helped him get promot..

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    But you don't like to read. Why do you want to go to Harvard

    USA

    Erika Fry - CNN Money

    Padding college applications is virtually as old as higher education itself. But many undergraduate and graduate officials say that in recent years there's been a spike in problematic submissions, especially from emerging markets, where the families of the elite and the growing middle..

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