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Dodgy degrees?

Can anyone comment on the validity of online education degrees?

Here the issue is that the junior school of one of the largest community schools recruited many teachers without a teaching degree and they were approached by a team of teachers who are trying to help them obtain the degree online by paying a fee of Rs 20,000 (BD140).

One of my friends who has been working there for more than nine years, is now trying to get the same through the so-called online business people. One of the teachers in the same division has been offered the certificate through an online process.

There is one question remaining, whether such degrees are approved by the Quality Assurance Authority for Education and Training. I went through their website and found few private schools with less than 1,000 students categorised Adj. 1. categorised - arranged into categories

classified - arranged into classes
 as good, satisfactory and unsatisfactory. But I never found the name of the aforementioned a·fore·men·tioned  
Mentioned previously.

The one or ones mentioned previously.


mentioned before

Adj. 1.
 community school's name there. I don't know whether they checked the school or quality of its teachers and their qualification. Are they going to verify (1) To prove the correctness of data.

(2) In data entry operations, to compare the keystrokes of a second operator with the data entered by the first operator to ensure that the data were typed in accurately. See validate.
 those certificates with the concerned issuing authority?

If not, the online BEd will help hundreds of teachers working in that school. The head teacher, co-ordinators, all insisting them to take the same. I doubt if those experienced heads have the same degree. Otherwise how can they support it? Is the vice-principal helping them? Is there any agency benefiting from this? The authority of the school or the private education directorate should monitor such things to avoid the spread of such illicit Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as an illicit trade; illicit intercourse.

ILLICIT. What is unlawful what is forbidden by the law. Vide Unlawful.
 degrees to protect the interest of the country and its people. Any such inquiry is welcome.

Concerned parent

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Publication:Gulf Daily News (Manama, Bahrain)
Date:May 22, 2012
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