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  • Open government and educational quality for SDG 4: a look at Spain and Mexico

    Maria Fatima Pinho-De Oliveira

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  • Civil society: A key voice in tackling corruption in education


    When education is free of corruption, and a strong culture of transparency and accountability prevails, doors can open for millions of children and youth worldwide. They can access their right to quality education. To accelerate, how can the education sector join forces with civil society organizations? Education Out Loud grantees from Tanzania, Cambodia, and Zimbabwe explain how.

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    School placement corruption: abolish protocol list system



    General News - Ghana Web

    The Ghana Integrity Initiative has called for the removal of the protocol list system in secondary schools under the Computerized School Selection and Placement System. A new documentary entitled “School Placement for sale” shows parents, guardians, and officials in charge of placement allegedly making “deals” to secure places for students. Some parents paid GHS20,000 to get their children into placed schools while others paid GHS8,500 for preferred schools.

  • Open government in education: learning from the "Auditores Juveniles" programme in Peru

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    This case study analyses how the "Youth Auditors" programme developed by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru is implemented in schools as a mechanism for democratic participation and citizen oversight by regular basic education students in public schools. In addition, it is a tool that seeks to involve students in the improvement and monitoring of educational services.

  • Open government empowers students, from Portugal to Peru


    New computers, recreational equipment, a school garden, or recycling equipment? In Portugal, students are having their say. For six years now, the Ministry of Education has hosted an open budgeting initiative – Orçamento Participativo das Escolas, or OPEscolas – reaching some 200,000 young people in 90% of the country’s public schools.

  • Open government in education : Open budgeting: participatory school budgets in Portugal

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    This case study focuses on the participatory school budgets (PSB) implemented since 2017at the initiative of the Portuguese Ministry of Education.

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    Governments harm children’s rights in online learning



    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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    Universities cancel admission of ex-minister’s daughter

    Korea R


    The Chosunilbo - University World News

    Pusan National University announced the decision to revoke the 2015 admission of the former justice minister’s daughter to its medical school because her parents doctored her credentials. The admission regulations stipulate that applicants cannot be admitted if their documentation is false, and it can be cancelled even decades after graduation if fraud is discovered.

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