IIEP 2007 Summer School
Paris, 6–15 June 2007
Transparency, accountability and
anti-corruption measures in education
The objectives of the 2007 summer school will be:
- to develop awareness of the magnitude in education;
- to train participants in the design and
implementation of various diagnostic tools
aimed at assessing distorted practices in
the use of education resources;
- to train participants on how to design
and implement strategies to improve
transparency and accountability in
The agenda will include three main components:
- overview of the issue of corruption in education;
- methodologies to diagnose and assess corruption, in particular public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS),
- quantitative service delivery surveys(QSDS), report card surveys and audit methods;
- and policies and strategies for improving transparency and accountability in selected domains, such as financing, procurement, teacher management,
private tutoring, and academic fraud.
The course will be taught in English. Extensive
use will be made of the materials produced
under the IIEP research programme on “Ethics
and corruption in education”, in addition to
materials and publications from the World
Bank, OSI, TI and U4. Modes of operation
will include lectures and practical exercises.
Videoconferences will also be organised from
the World Bank offi ce in Paris.
The participants (maximum 30) will be primarily
chosen from among high-level managers and
administrators from Ministries of Education
and Finance in developing countries worldwide.
They will also include representatives of the civil
society and donor agencies.
Faculty will consist of staff of the IIEP, the
WBI, the OSI, TI and the U4 as well as a
selected number of international consultants
with considerable experience across several
Participants will receive the following
- Corrupt schools, corrupt universities: What
can be done? Jacques Hallak and
Muriel Poisson. (An IIEP publication)
- A CD-ROM including useful references
on the issue of ethics and corruption in
- Power point presentations of the various
lectures given during the course.
- Terms of references for the exercises and
At the end of the course, each participant will
receive a certificate from the IIEP and co-organising
Participants will have to arrange and finance their
travel and accommodation costs. No fee will be
charged to participants from developing countries.
A fee of US$ 1000 will be charged to participants
from bilateral and multinational agencies (see details
for payment on the application form).
Those participants requiring a visa to enter France
are advised to apply early, as the processing of visa
applications can be lengthy.
|How to apply?
|Fill in the application form on-line
|or alternatively download and print the pdf file and fax it to: Ama Ampadu at
+33 1 40 72 83 66