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  • Live and work with integrity. You can do it!

    This textbook presents integrity in all its forms with both theoretical and practical material to help you understand the importance of acting with integrity.

    Integrity Action

    2015

  • Institutional corruption in Russian universities

    Corruption as traditionally been a part of Russian higher education reality. This article focuses on the institutional aspects of corruption, arguing that the universities need student numbers, and thus permit a certain amount of corruption to enroll...

    Rumyantseva, Nataliya L.; Denisova-Schmidt, Elena

    Chestnut Hill, MA, USA, Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, 2015

  • International anti-corruption day

    News

    Corrupt practices, such as the misappropriation of educational funds or asking for illegal school fees, can cause significant financial losses to a country’s education budget and represent an unbearable burden for the world’s poorest. Improving transparency and accountability and introducing anti-corruption measures is therefore of utmost importance to improve access, equity and efficiency in the education sector.

  • Newspaper

    Scandals put teaching of economics in the dock

    Chile

    Maria Elena Hurtado - University world news

    The spate of financial scandals that are rocking Chile have stirred a wholesome debate in the country on the importance of ethics in the teaching of economics. The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile’s economics and administration faculty has been under the spotlight since three of its former students, previously hailed as 'star students', were prosecuted and jailed for a week pending trial for tax fraud and other financial crimes

  • Newspaper

    Education anti-corruption probe claims scalp at Royal Children’s Hospital

    Australia

    Samantha Landy, Matthew Johnson - Herald Sun

    The boss of the Education Institute at the Royal Children’s Hospital has quit in the wake of evidence given during an anti-corruption inquiry. The RCH told the Herald Sun that it appeared to have been caught up in what is alleged to have been misuse of public funds distributed to various organisations via a network of “banker schools”.

  • Newspaper

    Combatting corruption in higher education in Armenia

    Armenia

    - EAP-PCF News

    The Council of Europe and European Union joint project “Strengthening Integrity and Combating Corruption in Higher Education in Armenia” was launched in Yerevan on 27 May 2015. The Project objective is to support the development of prevention and integrity mechanisms for practicing professionals and to increase good governance in the field of higher education in Armenia.

  • Newspaper

    No gifts for the teachers: China puts corruption in schools under scrutiny

    China

    - South China Morning Post

    Chinese authorities will target gift-giving to teachers, illegal charging of extra fees and embezzlement in the education sector as part of China's corruption crackdown, the country's top graft watchdog said on Tuesday. The President has embarked on a sweeping campaign against corruption since 2012, pursuing high-ranking "tigers" as well as lowly "flies" in the government.

  • Newspaper

    CT* youth unhappy with education, corruption

    South Africa

    - ENCA

    CAPE TOWN – The current government has yet to win over youth, concurred youngsters in Mitchell’s Plain. “Government has failed us. They have failed us in so many ways” said 16-year-old resident. “There is an inequality among schools. You look at schools in Constantia and then you look at our schools. They have more resources.”
    *Cape Town

  • Newspaper

    Vyapam: India's deadly medical school exam scandal

    India

    Soutik Biswas - BBC News

    A medical school admission examinations scandal in India has turned into a veritable whodunit with thousands of arrests, mysterious deaths and the suspected involvement of top politicians and bureaucrats.

  • Newspaper

    Sindh Education Department forwards corruption case worth millions

    Pakistan

    - The Nation

    Karachi: A list of 34 officers of Sindh Education Department has been forwarded to National Accountability Bureau (NAB). According to the list sent by Education Department, more than 10,000 fake recruitments were done during the former Education Minister’s tenure.

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