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  • 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”.

  • Newspaper

    50 professors decry Murdoch action against whistle-blower

    Australia

    Geoff Maslen - University World News

    Perth’s Murdoch University and other universities have become heavily reliant on foreign student fees to bolster their incomes. 50 professors from the Australian Research Council’s Laureate Fellowship condemned the decision to take legal action against an associate professor from the university. Deeply concerned about the integrity of academic teaching, the professor complained on television that the university was not only enrolling international students whose English was inadequate but also allow them to graduate.

  • Newspaper

    East Greenwich students react to cheating allegations

    USA

    Danielle Kennedy - NBC 10 News

    A student from East Greenwich High School student is accused of buying answers to an advanced placement test and selling them to about 20 or 30 other students. The school’s superintendent told NBC 10 News that investigations are being conducted and will apply the student’s code of conduct whenever is necessary.

  • Newspaper

    Nigeria lecturer suspended after BBC Africa Eye 'sex-for-grades' film

    Nigeria

    - BBC News

    The University of Lagos has suspended a lecturer who was caught on film propositioning and sexually harassing an undercover BBC reporter. Several students in the film also made allegations of abuse against the lecturer. The university said it was "highly embarrassed" by the allegations and pledged to do "all that is necessary" to investigate and combat the "menace" of harassment at the institution.

  • New book puts the spotlight on open school data in Latin America

    News

    The latest book in our global exploration of open school data to combat corruption in education is now out, with an in-depth look at initiatives from across Latin America.

  • Newspaper

    UK universities urged to do more to tackle online harassment

    UK

    David Batty - The Guardian

    A report revealed that hundreds of university students had been disciplined or expelled for making sexually explicit, homophobic or racist comments on social media. In order to improve online safety for staff and students, Universities UK has published guidance for its members on how to tackle harassment including cyberstalking, trolling and sexting.

  • Newspaper

    Education minister sets sights on tackling plagiarism, sexual harassment in universities

    Malaysia

    Ida Lim - Malaymail

    In an interview with a local daily newspaper, Malaysia’s Education Minister said that efforts are underway to do a large-scale change in the world of academia. A review of the Statuary Bodies (Discipline and Surcharge) Act 605 to exclude academics from several rules governing civil servants will be carried out. This involves issues of academic freedom, integrity, plagiarism, and others.

  • Newspaper

    HRD ministry orders UGC to constitute high-level committee to inquire into allegations of universities selling fake degrees

    India

    Asian News International - First Post

    Media reports indicate that in various parts of the country officers claim they can obtain degrees from recognized universities for students without attending courses or taking exams. In response to this, the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has ordered University Grants Commission (UGC) to constitute a high-level committee to enquire into the allegations regarding the sale of fake degrees by certain universities.

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