Global Corruption Report: Education

Filed under - Education

Global Corruption Report published 1 October 2013
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Corruption and poor governance are acknowledged as major impediments to realising the right to education and to reaching global development goals. Corruption not only distorts access to education, but affects the quality of education and the reliability of research findings. From corruption in the procurement of school resources and nepotism in the hiring of teachers, to the buying and selling of academic titles and the skewing of research results, major corruption risks can be identified at every level of the education and research systems. At the same time, education serves as a means to strengthen personal integrity and is a critical tool to address corruption effectively. The Global Corruption Report is Transparency International’s flagship publication, bringing the expertise of the anti-corruption movement to bear on a specific corruption issue or sector. The Global Corruption Report: Education consists of more than 70 articles commissioned from experts in the field of corruption and education, from universities, think tanks, business, civil society and international organisations. View our interactive presentation of the Report.

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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Education   |   Human rights   |   Politics and government   |   Public procurement   |   Youth   
Tags - Schools   |   Absenteeism   |   Primary schools   |   Teachers   |   Regulation   |   Students   |   Universities   |   ghost schools   

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