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Promoting Academic Integrity and Managing Examination Security (Online Training)

There are growing concern among Higher Education Intuitions, as to the quality of examinations and numerous reports of examination fraud that has been on the rise. Academic integrity is crucial not only for safeguarding the integrity of knowledge creation and dissemination, but also for establishing the public trust that society needs to operate and the international recognition of academic awards.

International student mobility, the proliferation of cross-border and transnational education programs, and competition among national and regional scientific research activities have led to the expansion and liberalisation of the global higher education space. Examination malpractices constitute one of the greatest problems that have generated a lot of discussions especially for both basic and higher education sectors. The global higher education space is being influenced by emerging technologies, Internationalisation and technological transformations both enable and endanger practices of academic integrity. Many important challenges arise from this dynamic context, including sustaining shared values and practices of academic integrity across borders; ensuring continuity of high quality standards in transnational education; and using technologies to promote academic integrity (whilst avoiding abuse of technologies by students to breach rules of integrity).

This training will focus on best practice examples, and perspectives on topics such as Malpractice (plagiarism, contract cheating) and Challenges when Dealing with Academic Fraud. Learners will discuss integrity assurance systems that aim to provide appropriate evidence to substantiate claims that their institutions make about quality and so to enable key stakeholders to have confidence about the management of quality and the level of outcomes achieved.


  • Addressing the Challenges of Maintaining the Integrity of Post Graduade Examinations
  • Building and Maintaining a Culture of Educational Integrity in Education
  • Dealing with Education Malpractice
  • Using Technology to Approach Assessments and Examinations
  • Applying Technology to Enhance the Quality of the Examinations System
  • Understanding the Challenges when Dealing with Academic Fraud
  • Ensuring Secure Processes for Administrations and Organisations of Examinations
  • Following the Procedures when Examination Malpractices are Discovered
  • Examination Directors
  • Examination Managers and Officers
  • University Policy Managers
  • Centre Directors
  • Academic Affairs Administrators
  • Faculty Deans
  • Lecturers and Principals
  • Thesis Supervisors
  • Registras
  • Teaching and Learing Managers
  • Information Security Managers
  • Ethics Committee Members

NQF Level 6, 5 Credits towards a Diploma in Management.

After successful completion of the course and assignment the participants will receive a certificate of competence issued and accredited by Southern Business School, which carries 5 credits towards the Diploma in Management.

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In terms of the Higher Education Act, all courses and programmes offered by Business Schools resort under the Council on Higher Education’s Quality Committee (CHE QC) for assessment and quality-assurance purposes. All courses offered by Southern Business School are registered through the prescribed higher education processes and are subject to internal quality assurance processes as far as moderation, assessment and accreditation are concerned. When short courses are aligned to modules of formal academic programmes of Southern Business School, or SAQA Registered Unit standards, they are credit-bearing short courses. This status is also described in the Criterion Guideline document for Short Courses” from SAQA

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    Jul 06 - 10 2020


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    • Prof Nicolene Barkhuizen
      Prof Nicolene Barkhuizen
      BCom HR, Hons BCom Labour Relations, MCom Industrial Psychology, Phd Industrial Psychology

      Nicolene received several awards for her academic performance during her studies. Subsequently Nicolene began her career as a lecturer and academic in 2005.Currently Nicolene has more than 100 scientific publications including books, chapters in textbooks, peer reviewed conference proceedings and journal articles. She presented more than 150 research papers at both local and international conferences. Nicolene has served as the Chair of the SABPP during 2011 and 2012 as well on its executive board. Nicolene’s research outputs have resulted in various research awards and nominations. In 2006 she was awarded Faculty Junior Researcher of the Year, at University of Johannesburg. Nicolene’s employment at the North-West University resulted in the following research awards: Faculty Senior Researcher of the Year (2013) and Rectors Award for the Most Productive Researcher in the Faculty of Commerce and Administration (2013)

    • Prof. Nico Schutte
      BA Hons H R Development, MA Masters Management and Development, PhD Public Administration, PhD Industrial Psychology

      BA Hons H R Development, MA Masters Management and Development, PhD Public Administration, PhD Industrial Psychology

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