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  • Corruption in Vietnamese higher education

    More than two decades have passed since Vietnam began the transition to a market economy. The policy of Doi Moi, generally translated as economic renovation, has fostered major changes in social and economic institutions and highly improved...

    Mc Cornac, Dennis C.

    2015

  • Corruption in college admissions examinations in China

    This paper examines corruption in college admissions examinations in China. A survey was administered among college students of arts and related majors across China. Based on the data, the magnitude of corruption in the admissions examinations is...

    Qijun Liu, Yaping Peng

    2015

  • Newspaper

    YÖK launches inquiry into VIP favoritism allegations at İstanbul University

    Türkiye

    Press

    - Todayszaman

    The Higher Education Board (YÖK) has launched an inquiry into allegations that about 450 students, most of whom are relatives of senior Justice and Development Party (AK Party) figures, were enrolled at Istanbul University's open and distance education faculty (AUZEF) even though they did not meet the enrollment criteria. All high school graduates have to pass the YGS and the LYS in order to be admitted to universities in Turkey.

  • Newspaper

    Four teachers arrested in Tamil Nadu for leaking Class 12 question papers through WhatsApp

    India

    Press

    Senthil Senthil Kumaran - Times of India

    Four teachers of a higher secondary school at Hosur in Tamil Nadu were arrested on Friday for allegedly leaking the question paper for the Class 12 board exam through WhatsApp. Police identified the accused who was on exam duty at the Matriculation Higher School on Wednesday. He took the photo of the mathematics question paper with his smartphone and sent it to other teachers through WhatsApp.

  • Newspaper

    Indian police arrest 1,000 suspected of having participated in massive cheating on end-of-term exams, a scandal that shocked the country and the Web.

    India

    Press

    Barthélémy Gaillard - AFD

    Scandal and large scale cheating. Images of dozens of parents climbing the walls of an examination building to help their children was a scandal and spread like gun powder on the Web. Dozens of persons, mobile telephones and cheat sheets in hand, were to be seen hanging onto window sills of a building where end-of-term exams were being held.

  • Newspaper

    Corruption rife in international student sector

    Australia

    Press

    Lisa Visentin - Brisbane Times

    Australia's leading universities, including the prestigious University of Sydney and the Australian National University, have engaged corrupt education agents who are falsifying the academic records of prospective international students to ensure their acceptance into the Australian tertiary system.

  • Newspaper

    Report hints at mass cheating in LU associate college

    India

    Press

    - The Times of India

    A preliminary probe conducted by the Lucknow University (LU), during the ongoing undergraduate examination at an associated college, evoked suspicion of large scale use of unfair means at the college. In the observation report submitted to the chief proctor by the anti-copying squad, the self-financed college has been suspected of carrying on activities of mass cheating.

  • Newspaper

    Degrees of deception

    Australia

    Press

    Linto Besser Peter Cronau - Four Corners

    Australia has been gripped by a national debate over how to fund our university education. But perhaps there's a more important question: what is it worth? A Four Corners investigation has unearthed alarming new evidence of a decline in academic standards at institutions around the country. Lecturers and tutors are grappling with a tide of academic misconduct and pressure from faculty managers to pass weak students. Many say commercial imperatives are overtaking academic rigour.

  • Newspaper

    Minister to expose universities issuing fake diplomas

    Indonesia

    Press

    - The Jarkarta Post

    Research and technology and higher education minister said that he would soon publish the names of universities that were alleged to have issued fake diplomas. He said that he had set up a special team to investigate the case and would carry out impromptu visits to the suspected universities in the near future.

  • Newspaper

    Ministry to scrutinize civil servants’ docs

    Indonesia

    Press

    Fedina S. Sundaryani - The Jakarta Post

    After a higher education institution in Jakarta was found issuing fake degrees, the Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Ministry said that any civil servants possessing such counterfeit documents would face demotion. Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister said on Tuesday that the ministry’s inspectorate was examining the validity of its own civil servants’ degrees and would soon send a notification to every ministry to do the same.

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