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  • Ethical codes for early childhood teachers: how and why should we use them

    Against the backdrop of the ongoing international discussion on ethical codes for teachers, this introductory chapter explores the main characteristics of ethical codes and their theoretical basis. Accordingly, this chapter serves as a springboard...

    Skoglund, Ruth Ingrid, Ye, Juyan, Jiang, Yong

    2022

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    Governments harm children’s rights in online learning

    International

    Human Rights Watch - Human Rights Watch

    A Human Rights Watch report revealed that during the Covid-19 school closures, governments in 49 of the world's most populous countries violated children's rights by approving and enabling the widespread adoption of EdTech products. Children have been forced to pay for their learning at the cost of their rights to privacy and access to information. Of the 164 EdTech products examined, 146 (89%) monitored children's personal data secretly and without the consent of children or their parents, both inside and outside their virtual classrooms and on the internet.

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    Code of conduct critical to enhancing teacher accountability in Malawi

    Malawi

    - Devidiscourse

    To enhance teacher’s standards and accountability in education systems, Malawi’s Ministry of Education is developing its teachers’ policy, including the Teachers Code of Conduct (COC) with the support from UNESCO’s Norwegian Teacher Initiative. The CoC will include teachers from Teacher Training Colleges and should denounce corporal punishment.

  • Corruption prevention toolkit on kindergartens' operations

    Kindergarten plays a key role in early childhood education and hence the public has a high expectation on both its quality of education and governance. Following the launch of the Kindergarten Education Scheme in the 2017-18 school year, the...

    Independent Commission Against Corruption, 2020

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    Misappropriation of Syrian refugee grants

    Lebanon

    Claude Assaf - L'Orient du jour

    The Financial Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation at the Ministry of Education regarding the education provided to Syrian refugee students funded by the United Nations, the World Bank, the European Union, and Germany. The list of children enrolled for evening classes in the 346 State schools includes a far greater number of students than those who actually attend them. The amount missing is calculated by multiplying the number of 15,000 ghost students to the $600 that donors allocate each year for every registered student. $9 million disappears each year since 2014.

  • Promoting integrity in general and Higher Education in Kuwait

    News

    At the invitation of Nazaha, the Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority, IIEP participated in a capacity-building workshop entitled “Promoting integrity in the education sector”.

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    Preschool special education in New York: How providers misspent $85M and fuelled an access crisis

    USA

    David Robinson - Iohud

    11 preschool owners and workers stole millions of tax dollars through a variety of schemes, using it to pay for everything from diamonds and Costco shopping to home renovations and a family wedding, state documents show. Child advocacy groups have warned of a preschool special education crisis in New York and signed a letter to the governor urging increases in the reimbursement rate earlier this year.

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