More than nine million high school students sat China’s grueling national college entrance...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 21, 2013
Corruption surrounding China’s college entrance exam (gaokao)—the world’s largest standardized test—has long been noted, and every year schemes to cheat on this future-determining rite of passage become widely...
by Liu Yong | Jul 31, 2009
From AFP: A group of Chinese primary school students who were tasked with supervising a civil service test proved their worth by catching 25 exam cheats, state media said Thursday. The 18 students in northwest China’s...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 11, 2009
It seems that CCTV’s reputation has gone up in flames along with its building. But the recently burned building is not the only reason CCTV is under fire from netizens. Blogger Nuo Ying (偌盈) pointed out a cultural problem...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 18, 2009
A thousand applicants have been caught cheating on China’s competitive civil service exam, some by wearing wireless transmitters through which they received the correct answers, according to China Daily: More than 300 exam...
by Sophia Cao | Jun 27, 2006
From Xinhua News Agency: Three thousand students cheated in the annual college entrance examinations held earlier this month, according to a senior official with the Ministry of Education (MOE). In recent years, students have been caught using mobile phones to send text messages or contact people outside the exam room. In response, mobile phone detectors […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 13, 2006
From Xinhua (link): In Chinese universities, published dissertations closely correlate with a teacher’s promotion, salary and other perks. Instead of placing emphasis on the quality of research findings, the number of books and research papers that have been published is deemed as a benchmark for the successful academic career of a professor. As a result, […]
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