Haiti - Education : The Ministry punishes fraudsters and beneficiaries of state exams 2017
For frauds of various kinds: take-off of photo, use of the phone during the passing of the tests, falsification of names and serial numbers, introduction of copy in the examination rooms etc... the guilty pupils will be prohibited of participation in official tests and the schools concerned for two years, depending on the seriousness of the fault, may have their terminal classes banned and even the withdrawal of their operating license, said Meniol Jeune.
He announces that the list of the names of these educational institutions involved in cases of fraud, which derogated from the norms of professional ethics and violated articles 13.3, 13.7 and 20.3 of the decree law of 23 September 1974 on the opening and private schools as well as articles 112 and 113 of the Haitian Penal Code dealing with forgery in writing will be published.
He pointed out that the measures against the fraudulent school principals, go from the suspension in the activities of the new state examinations, through the request for a quarterly report on the regular operation of their establishment, until the closing of their philo class for a period of two years from September 2018.
In addition, the Director Jeune also mentioned more than sixty school directors who lied about the actual amount of fees deposited on the account of the Departmental Directorate of Western Education (DDEO) on behalf of the candidates of the permanent bacPending the decision of the court, which has been seized of this file, the Ministry adopts precautionary measures against these persons in charge of schools. For example, they are required to submit, before November 10, 2017, their list of year-end decisions for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the results of the 1st control by level and class.
Renan Michel, Director of the National Office of State Examinations (BUNEXE), explained the duplicate fraud, it is about students who did not get the average of passage in an institution, who arranged with the director from another school of the same year, to go to higher class. For 2014 - 2015, BUNEXE registered 526 students and 300 schools involved in this type of dishonest operation.
Renan Michel reminded these students "playing smart" they will be forced to resume classes for which the average passage was not obtained if they wish to continue their studies until the terminale.
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