Global network formed to combat contract cheating

From Times Higher Education: “The global contract cheating industry is quick to innovate … aggressively targeting the most vulnerable students using social media. In response, a new network is aiming to better disrupt the industry by sharing intelligence on their activities and the best approaches to working with social media and payment platforms. The Global Academic Integrity Network, founded by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) and Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Teqsa), aims to improve data sharing and collaboration between quality assurance and regulatory bodies. … the United Nations-backed initiative also brings together bodies from France, Hungary, Italy, South Africa, Ukraine, the UK and Zambia.”

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