On November 14, 2022, the Council of Europe (CoE) published ArmENIC’s study on “Developments and Detection of Education Fraud: Risks and Responses in the COVID-19 Age”.
The study was conducted between May and December 2021 by the experts of ArmENIC and CoE with the financial support of the CoE. Extensive questionnaires were developed for representatives and students of higher educational institutions of Armenia.
The main objective of the study is to present the impact of COVID-19 on various forms of fraud and corruption in the field of education in Armenia. The study also presents initiatives aimed at combating educational fraud in Europe, as well as the students’ perspective.
The study also included developments related to the institutions providing international education in the Republic of Armenia from 2017 to 2021, and parallels were drawn with the study conducted by ArmENIC in 2017. Based on the results of the study, the authors also made recommendations.