Transparency, accountability and anti-corruption measures in education

Dates : 
21 Septembre 2020 - 6 Novembre 2020
Fin des inscriptions : 
26 Juin 2020
Langue : 
Anglais
Prix : 
550$
Contact : 

Objectives

The objective of the course is to strengthen the skills of participants in assessing corruption risks and in designing adequate tools and strategies to address the lack of transparency and accountability in the education sector.

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Define key concepts related to transparency, accountability and corruption issues in education;
  • Map major corruption risks in selected domains of educational management, namely financing, teacher management, public procurement, and academic fraud;
  • Describe the main characteristics and uses of Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys (PETS), Quantitative Service Delivery Surveys (QSDS), audit methods and report cards to diagnose and assess corruption problems;
  • Formulate adequate policies and strategies for improving transparency and accountability in selected domains of educational management.

Participants' profile

This course is designed for planners and administrators from ministries of education in developing countries worldwide. It is advised that each country team includes ministry staff involved in planning, statistics, budget and finance, evaluation and/or legal affairs. Individual applications from other ministries (finance, civil service, planning), national statistics offices, anti-corruption commissions, inspection/audit agencies, offices of general auditors, teacher unions, civil society organizations and multilateral organizations will also be accepted.

The participation of female professionals is highly encouraged.

Please note that participants must have a reliable access to the internet and meet the requirements described in the Annex “Technological requirements”.

Applications

The deadline to apply is 26 June 2020. Applications must be completed using the online application form available at this link. Click on this link for some instructions on the online application process.

IIEP will send out invitation letters to Ministries of Education. The Ministries will select 4–6 participants who will work in a teams for the entire duration of the course.

Individual applications by education professionals will also be accepted, but precedence will be given to national teams.

Participating teams will be informed of their selection three weeks after they have submitted their application.

NOTE : IIEP is using a new online training management system. If you have any difficulties with or questions about using the new system, please contact . If you have a current online application in progress with our former system, we will be in touch with you.

The selected teams will be informed of their registration status soon after they have submitted their application.