CHEA/CIQG Report Says Higher Ed Corruption Is a Global Problem

April 12, 2019


Report: Higher Ed Corruption Is a Global Problem (Education Dive, April 8, 2019) “Corruption of some form – including unethical, inappropriate and even illegal practices – touches higher education in every part of the world, according to a new study from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG).”

University Students Can Now Earn Badges to Recognize Their Merits (Maclean's [Canada] April 10, 2019) “How universities use ‘micro-credentials’ to recognize skills that won’t appear on a transcript.”

US Essay Mill Firm Targets New Students Through WhatsApp (The Guardian [UK], April 8, 2019) “A US firm is targeting first-year university students by infiltrating their private WhatsApp groups and offering to write essays for £7 a page."

Ministry of Education: New Licensure and Accreditation Standards for UAE Higher Education Institutions as of September 2019 (Zawya, April 1, 2019) “Dubai: The Ministry of Education has unveiled a new set of standards to be used for licensing higher education institutions in the UAE and accrediting their academic programmes, scheduled to go into effect as of September 2019.”

Speaker Highlights Need for Quality Higher Education for Sri Lanka to Become a Global Trading Hub (Colombo Page, March 29, 2019) “Sri Lanka's Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya today said for Sri Lanka to realize its potential to become a global trading hub and benefit from globalization process, country's higher education and regulatory systems have to be revised and updated.”