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  • Budget ouvert : budgets participatifs des écoles au Portugal

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    Cette étude de cas porte sur les budgets participatifs des écoles (BPE) mis en œuvre à l’initiative du ministère de l’Éducation du Portugal depuis 2017.

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    Student 'anti-cheating' exam hats go viral

    Philippines

    James FitzGerald - BBC news

    Images of students wearing so-called "anti-cheating hats" during college exams have gone viral on social media in the Philippines. To ensure integrity and honesty in a fun way during exams, a professor at Bicol University College of Engineering asked the students to innovate headwear that would block their ability to see their peers' answer papers. The idea had been effective, and it was implemented for recent mid-term exams sat by hundreds of students at the College in October.

  • Enhancing academic integrity through a community of practice

    Anné Hendrik Verhoef

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  • Building a culture of integrity in Montenegro’s higher education system

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    At the invitation of the Council of Europe (CoE), IIEP organized a training workshop for members of the National Ethics Committee of Montenegro and several representatives of public and private national Higher Education institutions. The workshop, which was held at the Abbaye de Royaumont (France) from 12 to 14 September 2022, was followed by a study visit and a series of capacity-building activities carried out by the Institute in the framework of the its partnership with CoE .

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    Anti-Corruption Education" manuals finally ready

    Côte d'Ivoire

    Elvis Gouza - Linfodrome

    The High Authority for Good Governance in Côte d'Ivoire has announced the completion of the design of the manuals and training programme entitled "Education in the Fight against Corruption", intended for students and future civil servants. The documents will be forwarded to the government for adoption. This project on the fight against corruption was launched in 2019 from preschool to higher education through primary, secondary, technical and vocational education, as well as vocational training schools.

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    At least 1,500 students at Irish universities reported for cheating, plagiarism, or use of ‘essay mills’

    Ireland

    Ken Foxe - Irish Examiner

    Between 2019 and 2021, Trinity College had 445 cases of suspected cheating, 143 cases of plagiarism and another 154 cases of cheating. In 2022 there were 33 cases of suspected exam cheating and 138 cases where a student plagiarised work for their assignments. The University said the data did not include supplemental assignments that were in progress at the time, meaning the figures could still rise slightly.

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    West Australian universities exposed as academic ghost writer lifts lid on Chinese cheating site

    Australia

    Bethany Hiatt - The West Australian

    WA universities have been caught up in claims their students are paying an academic ghost-writing service to complete their assignments. A whistle-blower claimed to have completed assignments for students at universities across Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Association recently cracked down on commercial academic cheat sites using Australia’s new anti-cheating laws. Students who pay to cheat are subject to their institution’s discipline policies.

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    Education Ministry outlines digital transformation plan

    Trinidad and Tobago

    Narissa Fraser - Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

    The Ministry of Education of Trinidad and Tobago has outlined its digital transformation plan for the period 2022-2027. This plan consists of 13 digital projects, including: E-testing, a student management system, and quick-response identification cards for students. According to the Minister of education, "the benefits of this programme are far-reaching, and will positively impact areas such as records management, management of school infrastructure, curriculum delivery, teacher development and the conduct of examinations”.

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    Columbia University acknowledges submitting inaccurate data for consideration in college rankings

    USA

    Artemis Moshtaghian - CNN Bussiness

    In February, Columbia Mathematics Professor questioned the Ivy League school’s rise in rankings in the U.S. News & World Report from 18th place, on its debut in 1988, to 2nd place in 2021. In response, Columbia University will refrain from submitting data for consideration in the publication’s 2022, and it will start participating in the Common Data Set Initiative, a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers to provide accurate information to students seeking information on institutions of higher education.

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