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  • Newspaper

    District Education Officers asked to take action against ghost teachers

    Pakistan

    - The Tribune Express

    The Secretary Secondary Education urged that all the District Education Officers identify all the ghost teachers in their district. He directed them to submit details of all the closed and inactive schools. They should also report completion of the Public Sector Development Programme schemes to the respective construction firms only after complete satisfaction and visits to the schools. Those neglecting their duties will be held responsible.

  • 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

    Teachers among over 100 education dept employees fired in ex-Fata

    Pakistan

    Mohammad Ashfaq - Dawn

    The elementary and secondary education department has terminated the services of 104 teachers and other employees in the merged tribal districts for securing jobs on fake degrees or absenting themselves from duty for a long time during the last two decades. The department of education will examine the academic degrees and certificates of all employees in tribal districts.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Maspeth High School’s secret to high pass rates is cheating: teachers

    USA

    Susan Edelman - New York Post

    Students can play hockey, skip courses, flunk test but everyone still passes at “Maspeth Minimum High School”. According to a school staff member, teachers are not allowed to fail students. They not only give students the right answers during exams but they also change wrong test answers to the right ones. The Department of Education is carrying out an investigation.

  • Newspaper

    Anti-Corruption Commission name and shame alleged corrupt education officials publicly

    Sierra Leone

    Abdul Rashid - Sierra Leone Telegraph

    Education officials have been caught helping private examination students take their exams after receiving bribes of over one million Leones, equivalent to about £110 Sterling per student. The Anti-Corruption Commission has paraded them on the streets in Freetown. Nevertheless, human rights experts are questioning the legitimacy of today’s tactics of publicly shaming the accused before they are charged to court.

  • Newspaper

    How schools can fight cheating with artificial intelligence

    USA

    Matthew Lynch - The Tech Edvocate

    According to the International Center for Academic Integrity, about 68 % of undergraduate students and about 43 % of graduate students admit to cheating on tests or in written assignments. Several studies point to a similar problem in high school. Technology has made it easier to cheat in exams and on writing assignments, but it is also making it increasingly easier to be caught.

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