EXAM ETHICS MARSHALS INTEGRITY CERTIFICATION TRAINING COURSE
The Exam Ethics Marshals Certification Training Course equips ethics-friendly educators with comprehensive body of best practices skills to join the revolutionary effort to defend the age-long code of truth, honor and integrity that underpin admission, training, examination, certification, registration, regulation and administrative processes in education.
Certification as trained Exam Ethics Marshal is now added advantage for appointments of Heads and Principal Officers of educational institutions and agencies across Africa. As a matter of fact, many past and serving Heads of educational agencies, Vice Chancellors of Universities, Rectors of Polytechnics, Provosts of Colleges of Education, Deans and HODs, School Principals, etc. are trained, certified and accredited Marshals.
Marshals are also increasingly becoming preferred choices in many African Countries for appointments as resource persons and consultants in administration and monitoring of internal and public examination systems, election duties, staff recruitment and promotions, assessment of competitive contract tenders, resolution of conflicts, and education best practices reforms, conferences and initiatives.
The reason for increasing preference of Exam Ethics Marshals is simple but important. In addition to stringent eligibility conditions for selection and admission; rigorous and continuous multi-platform training processes as well as strict rules of operational engagement; Marshals are also required to recite and sign off on the pledge for unwavering commitment to code of ethical self-regulation and discipline and unwavering insistence on best practices in duty posts and spheres of operational and leadership influence as conditionality for induction and inauguration.
”BORN AGAIN” ETHICS-FRIENDLY EDUCATORS
Membership of Exam Ethics Marshals Movement is open to all converted educators. It is fundamentally about increasing the population of committed ethics-friendly educators in institutions. It is not necessarily only for people who have never been involved in any act of malpractice or dishonesty, by omission or commission or through collateral institutional action. The Movement welcomes all “born again” ethics-friendly educators genuinely interested in joining to defend integrity of education.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION AS MARSHAL-DESIGNATE
Subject to eligibility, volunteers are first admitted as Marshals-Designate, which qualifies them to register for the integrity certification course. Eligibility criteria include minimum educational qualification of first degree, NCE, HND or equivalent professional qualification; clear and verifiable identification of place of work and institutional affiliation; and recommendation/attestation by an accredited Marshal or CEO/Principal Officer of institution. Admission as Marshal-Designate is free.
EXAM ETHICS MARSHALS INTEGRITY CERTIFICATION TRAINING COURSE
In addition to strict adherence to eligibility conditions for selection and admission as Marshals-Designate, volunteers are equipped with comprehensive body of exam ethics knowledge for effective performance as Marshals through the Exam Ethics Marshals Integrity Certification Training Course. The Course has four core components including lecture modules/manuals; diagnostic assessment; induction/inauguration; and continuing education program.
POWERFUL WAYS MARSHALS DEFEND INTEGRITY OF EDUCATION
Including: defending the code of truth, honor, integrity that underpin education processes; stopping certification of graduates with neither the learning nor character proclaimed in their certificates; stopping killing of citizens through avoidable fatal errors by incompetent workforce produced through malpractice; restoring educational institutions as centers of excellence; building foundation for success of anti-corruption war; mentoring and guiding youths to identify their talents and achieve their divine destinies; and reducing brain drain;
EXAM ETHICS SASI
Exam Ethics Marshals International is on mission to train and deploy 1,000,000 Marshals in primary, secondary and higher institutions in Africa by 2023 to promote ethics, integrity and best practices towards achievement UN SDG on quality education. In partnership with friend and partner institutions, organizations and governments under Exam Ethics Support-A-School Initiative.
SPECIFIC BENEFITS OF ENLISTMENT AS EXAM ETHICS MARSHAL
Including: added advantage for appointment as Heads and key officers in institutions and agencies; preferred choices for appointments as resource persons and consultants in administration, assessment and monitoring of exams, elections, recruitments, tenders, education reforms; membership of a global network; subsidized conference fees; recognition and awards; enhanced opportunity for grants and funding support for integrity projects; opportunities for new streams of income
HIGHLY SUBSIDIZED FEE FOR COURSE AND IDENTIFICATION MATERIALS
This ensures that no interested eligible volunteer is prevented from joining the Movement on account of financial constraint. The cost of in-class training of Marshals was over $US500 or N150,000 for course fee, logistics, accommodation, etc. The cost for training on-line has been subsidized to only US$15 or N3,900 (three thousand nine hundred naira) which covers: seven course modules;post-course test; and continuing education programs. Marshals-Designates in Nigeria that successfully complete the training are required to pay $25 (Twenty five Dollars) or N5,900 (Five thousand Naira) for identification materials that include Marshals vest, mufflers, certificates of course completion, membership certificate, campaign manuals, stickers, etc.
The Exam Ethics Marshals Movement was founded on the vision of facilitating education systems capable of producing citizens, professionals and workforce with character to shun corruption and learning and capacity to deliver transformation.
Exam Ethics Marshals International (EEMI), started as Exam Ethics Project, was founded in Nigeria in 1996 by Ike Onyechere, MFR, in response to the need to inspire ethics-friendly education stakeholders to bond and work together to promote best practices in education and facilitate quality education systems capable of producing citizens with character, learning and capacity to deliver transformation.