Challenges in Addressing Plagiarism in Education

Challenges in Addressing Plagiarism in Education


Summary points

  • Plagiarism undermines the integrity of education and occurs at all levels of scholarship.
  • Research indicates that both undergraduate and postgraduate students require training to avoid plagiarism.
  • Established researchers are not immune to allegations of plagiarism.
  • Educational institutions need to move beyond deterrence, detection, and punishment, and take a holistic and multi-stakeholder approach to address plagiarism.

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