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Strengthening integrity and fighting corruption in education : Serbia

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Oecd, Paris, p.138 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LA982 .S77 2012



Education--Corrupt practices--Serbia


Contents: Acronyms -- Executive Summary -- INTES and Report Rationale: Linking Integrity, Outcomes and Corruption -- -Background -- Assessment methodology -- About this report -- Chapter 1. Overview -- -Serbian education and its integrity context -- The education system -- Reform impetus -- The general integrity climate -- Existing evidence on corruption in Serbian education -- Chapter 2. Fair Access to Education -- -Area of integrity concern #1: access and success in higher education -- Factors driving demand -- Factors creating opportunity -- Chapter 3. Better Quality of Education -- -Area of integrity concern #2: quality of teaching and learning in school -- Factors driving demand -- Factors creating opportunity -- Chapter 4. Staff Policies and Management of Resources -- -Area of integrity concern #3: school management and operation: revenues -- Factors driving demand -- Factors creating opportunity -- Area of integrity concern #4: hiring and firing of staff; Contents: Salary, career structure and attractiveness of the profession -- Entering the profession: staff selection and appointment -- Keeping the job: redundant teachers -- The school leadership: (re-)appointment of principals -- Chapter 5. Capacity for Prevention and Detection -- -Prevention and detection capacity in the education sector -- Data and information -- Transparency of budget formulation -- Public procurement and textbooks -- Accountability of higher education institutions -- Integrity of standard-setting and quality assurance bodies -- Codes of professional conduct -- Stakeholder engagement in the governance of education institutions -- National anti-corruption framework: how fit is it for the education sector -- Criminalisation of corruption in education -- Detection and prevention: specialised bodies and mechanisms -- Chapter 6. Recommendations and Follow-Up -- -Addressing demand for fairer access to education (Chapter 2) -- Access to higher education --; Contents: Access to financial support -- Assessment and academic standards. -- Addressing demand for better quality of education (Chapter 3) -- Curriculum and learning time -- Quality of teaching -- Private tutoring -- School inspections -- Addressing demand for better management and staff policies (Chapter 4) -- School management and operation -- Staff policies -- Closing opportunity gaps: strengthening prevention and detection capacity (Chapter 5) -- Data and transparency -- Textbooks -- Higher education accountability -- Integrity of standard-setting bodies -- Codes of professional conduct. -- Stakeholder engagement in the governance of education institutions -- National anti-corruption framework -- Next steps -- Conclusion -- Annex A. Summary of Main Recommendations for a Follow-Up -- Annex B. Follow-Up Measures of the Serbian Authorities Undertaken after the INTES Assessment -- Annex C. Preliminary Integrity Scan (Prints) of the Serbian Education System: Approach and Results --; Contents: PRINTS: quantitative section (QNS) -- -Interpretation limits -- The OECD average -- The PRINTS method -- Pilot selection and application of indicators for PRINTS -- PRINTS: qualitative section (QLS) -- -PRINTS QLS Level I -- System level demand analysis -- PRINTS QLS Level II -- Prevention and detection framework -- PRINTS QLS: INTES Data and information grid with responses from the Serbian authorities -- Annex D. Indicators on Private Tutoring in European Union Countries

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