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  • Newspaper

    In Paris, a business school was an illegal immigrant factory

    France, China


    Christophe Cornevin - Le Figaro

    One of the biggest Chinese illegal immigrant networks ever discovered in France was centred on a private business school based in the XVth arrondissement. This network made it possible to channel between 500 and 1000 Chinese immigrants into France annually, mostly young men between the ages of 20 and 25. Once in France, fake certificates attesting to their student status, report cards and diplomas allowed them to establish themselves permanently, without ever having to set foot in a classroom.

  • Newspaper

    Corruption, extortion, war – Welcome to Ukraine



    Ararat L Osipian - University World News

    Ukraine has little to offer international students. The quality of education offered is low, there is endless red tape and corruption is rife. Over the past quarter century, the quality of education offered has dropped dramatically due not only to a lack of state funding and a consequent brain drain, but primarily to rampant endemic corruption. Failed structural reforms and institutional incapacity in higher education have left Ukrainian youth without any hope of receiving world-class education and have had a negative impact on international students as well.

  • Newspaper

    A struggle to shake off the Soviet era mindset



    Brendan O'Malley - University World News

    The minister for education and science is attempting to implement widespread reforms in a country where establishing university autonomy requires dismantling the legacy of Soviet-era state control, where raising quality requires overcoming widespread corruption and where conflict has uprooted 28 institutions.

  • Newspaper

    A secure card instead of a diploma to fight against fraud



    Hugues Lefèvre - Le Figaro

    At the end of November, for the first time, 500 of INSA Toulouse most recent graduates received a secure card which attested to the authenticity of their engineering degree at their graduation ceremony. The aim of the operation is to fight against cheating and forgery. The cards given to the students are protected against forgery by a nanoparticle marker which is invisible to the naked eye.

  • Newspaper

    Student loans change call after BBC sting



    - BBC News

    There are calls for the way loans are awarded to students to be reviewed after an undercover reporter using fake qualifications was offered one. The Education Minister suspended payments to the college, but defended the regulations in place. The programme also discovered the college's principal faked his Cambridge University PhD and teaching certificates.

  • Video

    Strengthening integrity measures to counter academic fraud through Code of Ethics in Armenia



    Partnership for Good Governance -

    The video concerns the European Union Code Of Ethics project, which aims to introduce guidelines, and toolkits, improve the legal framework and underpin professional standards and practices in higher education institutions in Armenia with positive ethical principles and values.

  • Manual on integrity planning and integrity management

    This Manual provides a brief overview of the key principles and concepts of integrity risk management and integrity planning, and highlights the process of planning, developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing integrity plans. Moreover, it is...

    Minkova, Milena

    Pristina, UNDP, 2015

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