Saturday, April 13, 2024

Warning on fake schools


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The internet has made it much easier for students to be tricked into studies at questionable institutions.

So says chairman of the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC), Lady Hewitt, who is warning Barbadians to be on guard against the growing trend.

“In some instances the speed of change and ease of communication in our technology-driven world has unfortunately been accompanied by a corresponding decline in acceptable standards in ethical behaviour.

BAC executive director Valda Alleyne said more scammers were naming their colleges or universities after reputable, renowned institutions, to which some people had fallen victim. (TG)

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