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  • Open Government Partnership Global Report: democracy beyond the ballot box

    Open Government Partnership (OGP) releases its first comprehensive assessment of the state of open government. This report provides a thorough and honest review of progress made by OGP member countries in the first seven years of the partnership. In...

    Washington, D.C., Open Government Partnership, 2019

  • Newspaper

    What can universities do to stop students cheating?

    Elena Denisova - University World News

    Cheating among students has reached unprecedented levels worldwide from academic misconduct among Britain's Russell Group universities from 2014 to 2017; ongoing cheating among student-athletes to enter or to stay at universities in the United States; unauthorized exam assignment sharing in Switzerland; contract cheating in Australia to plagiarism in many Eastern European countries. If universities just declare their integrity but do not practice it, they might not be able to expect it from students.

  • Newspaper

    Call to fight the spread of corruption in Higher Education globally

    Brendan O'Malley - University World News

    According to a report published by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the International Quality Group, corruption in higher education vary between countries but it highlights unethical, inappropriate, and illegal practices. Some examples include university leaders and professors with fake or undeserved doctoral degrees impacting on the governance of some Russian universities, ‘ghost advising’ or absenteeism by senior academics, delegating their responsibilities for teaching or supervision to junior colleagues or research students, is widespread in Kosovo, or students and teachers sexually harassing, threatening or harming academic teaching staff in Uganda.

  • Guidelines for the design and effective use of teacher codes of conduct

    These guidelines have been prepared to help countries successfully design a teacher code of conduct (or review an existing one) and put in place the appropriate mechanisms to ensure its proper dissemination, application, and monitoring at all levels...

    Poisson, Muriel

    Paris, UNESCO, 2019

  • Corruption and public spending on education and health

    Existing country and regional studies show that the effect of corruption on public spending on health and education is mixed. This letter reveals that the effect of corruption on health and education spending is significant and non-linear in a panel...

    Swaleheen, Mushfiq, Sami, Mohamed, Temimi, Akram

    2019

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