AS the academic year draws to a close and the exam season nears, Eastern Cape teachers are set to make a quick buck from pupils desperate to get good grades for university entry – by selling question papers at about R350 each or demanding favours in exchange for better marks.
This, as the province was found to have the highest number of teachers soliciting bribes or even sexual favours from pupils in exchange for better marks.
The Eastern Cape was also ranked the second most corrupt province overall after Mpumalanga.
The findings were contained in a survey on corruption in schools released this week.
Congress of SA Students (Cosas) provincial secretary Mfundiso Oliphant was shocked at the findings and urged pupils to report incidents to the student body.
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