CORRUPTION THROUGH EDUCATION, INFORMATION and
Component I - Preparation
of the anti-corruption education course for higher schools
PROJECT NUMBER: LIT/01/010
PROJECT SUPPORTED BY:
United Nations Development Programme
Government of the Republic of Lithuania
Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania
COORDINATOR OF COMPONENT:
Modern Didactics Center, Lithuania
PARTNERS OF THE COMPONENT:
Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania
The fight against corruption may be effective when preventive, punitive
and educational measures are combined. Therefore in the Lithuania
National Anti-Corruption Programme (adopted by the Seimas on 17 January
2002, No. IX-711) and the Lithuania Law on Corruption Prevention
(adopted by the Seimas on 28 May 2002, No. IX-904) major emphasis is
placed on the prevention of corruption and public education.
The National Anti-Corruption Programme prospects: 8.2.4.
developing and applying anti-corruption curricula in comprehensive
schools and higher education colleges. Special anti-corruption
curricula should be carried out at universities and colleges that offer
specialities most prone to corruption. The anti-corruption education
should become an inseparable part of the public education system.
The Law on Corruption Prevention states: 10.2.
Anti-corruption education of the public shall be carried out at the
educational institutions of all types and levels in accordance with the
corresponding educational programmes, through the media and other
To implement the said measures Special Investigation
Service carried out the PHARE project "Building Integrity and Raising
Anti-Corruption Awareness" (No. LI9913.02.06) in 2002 and in close
co-operation with the Ministry of Education and Science has drafted
methodological recommendations for the preparation of the
anti-corruption education course for secondary schools. Projects of
Modern Didactics Center "Education against Corruption" (2002-2003) and
"Development and Dissemination of Educational Anticorruption
Programmes" (2004) was also orientated towards secondary education
did not cover higher education establishments. Therefore, an important
target group in public education was missed, namely university students
who after all will be the next generation of Lithuania civil servants.
AIMS OF THE COMPONENT:
- To contribute to the formation of civil society by
raising young people anti-corruption attitudes.
- To pursue anti-corruption education of youth by
developing and implementing anti-corruption education programmes in
- To spared information about corruption and its
OBJECTIVES OF THE COMPONENT:
- To develop and test modules of anti-corruption
education for higher schools study programmes.
- To integrate modules of anti-corruption education to
higher schools curriculum.
EXPERTS AND CONSULTANTS OF THE COMPONENT:
Arturas PALIUSIS, Special Investigation Service
Aida MARTINKENIENE, Special Investigation Service
Audrone OPULSKYTE, Ministry of Education and Science
Aleksandras DOBRYNINAS, Transparency International-Lithuanian Chapter
dr.Vaiva VAICEKAUSKIENE, Education Development Centre
Alma KAROSAITE, Customs Education Centre
AUTHORS OF ANTI-CORRUPTION PROGRAMMES AND
doc.dr. Arunas POVILIUNAS (Vilnius University,
Corruption as Sociology of Deviation Approach.
Integrated module into the course “Sociology of
Vitalija SKERUVIENE (Kaunas
Corruption as an Object of the Law.
Integrated module into the course "Business Law"
Gintare SATIENE (Siauliai
University, Public Administration)
Corruption and Anti-Corruption Policy.
Integrated module into the course "Business Law"
Corruption and the Law. Integrated module
into the course "Fundamentals of the Law"
dr. Tadas TAMOSIUNAS (Vilnius
Pedagogical University, Sociology)
Corruption as Form of Deviation. Integrated
programme into the course "Social Organization"
Corruption and it's Prevention. Optional
Vaiva ZUZAVICIUTE (Vytautas Magnus
Personal Interests and Advocacy. Integrated
programme into the course "Life Long Learning Strategies”
dr. Romas PRAKAPAS (Vilnius
Pedagogical University, Educology)
Corruption as a Moral Problem in Codes of Ethics.
Lecture for the course "Professional Ethics"
RESULTS OF THE COMPONENT:
- A long-term basis for anti-corruption
consciousness-raising through education of the youth established.
- Integrated and optional anti-corruption education
courses for higher schools curriculum developed.
- Set of methodical materials for lecturers and
students "Anti-Corruption Education at Higher Schools" prepared and
- Sociological survey "Corruption at Lithuania Higher
Schools: Views, Problems and Ways of Solution" performed.
|| Corruption at
Higher Schools : Views, Problems, Ways of Solution. - Vilnius : Garnelis, 2005.
This is a methodical publication for higher
education lecturers and students. It presents programmes of integrated
and optional courses, extended plans of lectures. It
demonstrates possibilities of anti-corruption education at
social sciences curriculum. Presented materials are prepared by project
participants according their higher school requirements and
particularity of teaching subject.
Readers of this publication could use prepared programmes, they also
will find additional information about the phenomena of
corruption, it's outspread in Lithuania and other countries, corruption
appearance in the system of higher education, Lithuania universities
lecturers' and students' viewpoints to corruption. At the end of the
publication vocabulary of main terms and concepts is
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