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  • Sound the alarm! Corruption in the education sector

    A new report by Corruption Watch reveals the persistent graft and corruption in certain areas of the education sector in South Africa, despite the numerous policies and legislation intended to provide unimpeded access to decent education. Titled...

    Ncala, Melusi

    Corruption Watch, 2022

  • Open contracting: an illustrative form of open government in education

    As part of its research project on ‘Open government (OG) in education: Learning from experience’, the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) has prepared five thematic briefs illustrating various forms of OG as applied to the...

    Poisson, Muriel

    Paris, IIEP-UNESCO, 2021

  • Open government in education: Learning from social audits in India

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    This case study looks at the first social audit of education undertaken in India, under the aegis of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). It was conducted as a pilot project across ten Indian states.

  • Open Contracting: The School Meals Programme in Bogotá, Colombia

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    This case study examines the open contracting model used to implement the School Meals Programme (SMP) in the Capital District of Bogotá, Colombia. It analyses how this model made it possible for stakeholders to understand and monitor procurement processes by providing direct, real time access to all the necessary information.

  • 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

  • New online course on transparency and anti-corruption

    News

    IIEP will organize a new online course on “Transparency, accountability and anti-corruption measures in education” from 21 September to 6 November 2020.

  • Newspaper

    Education activists make submission to Zondo Commission

    South Africa

    Jay-Dee Cyster - Politics web

    A number of senior officials in the Eastern Cape have been accused of corruption in relation to an R1 billion-school nutrition programme in the province; another case involves irregularities in relation to school infrastructure provisioning or allegations of corruption in the awarding of a contract to EduSolutions by the Limpopo Department of Education. The contract for the procurement of textbooks for schools in the province was canceled in 2012 after millions had been paid to EduSolutions.

  • Newspaper

    Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe

    Puerto Rico

    Louis Casiano - Fox News

    The FBI arrested the former education secretary along with six people engaged in a public corruption campaign from which they profited at the expense of the Puerto Rico citizens and students. The alleged fraud involved $15.5 million in federal money spent between 2017 and 2019. The education secretary is accused of steering contracts toward her friends without going through regular procedures.

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