05 February 2014
this week released its annual 2013 report.
The report looked at several issues including corruption in
At the start of
Corruption Watch’s campaign on corruption in schools they received 68 reports
and by the end of last year it had received 661 complaints of corruption in
schools across the country.
Stakeholders Relations Manager Ronald Menoe said in most cases the SG chairperson
and principals were implicated in the report which was sent to Corruption
Watch. They were also implicated in cases
where there is abuse of funds in terms of infrastructure maintenance and
purchasing of learning material for the school, the funding for feeding schemes
Corruption Watch also conducted a survey whereby there were 3, 284
supported the data by Corruption Watch on the problem of corruption in schools.
Stakeholders Relations Manager Ronald Menoe said with the survey we were able
to open up a platform for young people between the ages of 13 to 34-years-old discussing
corruption in schools.
Menoe added that
the only additional finding that came from the survey was that exam papers were
being sold by teachers and principals in schools, so that the school can get a
good name and good results at the end of the year.
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