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TK墨尔本教育和培训学院涉嫌给海外留学生提供过时的证书,以换取大额的支付费用。

澳大利亚技能质量当局2月份发现,TK墨尔本根本不符合国家培训组织注册的标准。

这所学院给海外学生提供商务管理和早期教育学习的证书,但ASQA通过审计发现很多学生的文章都是直接拷贝,“大段落的抄袭”频繁出现,甚至在不同主题的文章里也出现大量雷同。

这所学院的学生还被爆出很多文章不是自己所写,不同学生的文章笔迹都是一样的。

据了解,TK墨尔本声称学院已经拥有252名学生,但整个学院只有4名培训师和评估员来负责监督这些学生。

学院声称,去年10月3日给一名女留学生提供了认证其完成了为期6个月商务课程的证书,但该学院内部的邮件显示,这名女学生仅在10月10日收到了TK墨尔本发送的“录取通知书”(通知她上课)而已。

澳大利亚联邦警察告诉Fairfax Media,TK墨尔本涉嫌的提供造假学历助留学生获得签证进入澳洲的行为在3月遭到曝光,移民部门对此事进行了调查。

TK墨尔本通过其辩护律师发声,否认了一切给学生提供虚假资格的行为。

英文原文选摘:

The college  offers overseas students certificates in business management and early education learning, which are used to support applications for 457 and other types of visas to work in Australia.

The ASQA audit found “several occurrences of plagiarism” with “entire sentences and paragraphs” in some TK Melbourne students’ work being “direct copies”. This happened even when students were writing on different topics.

It also appears some TK Melbourne students have not been doing their own course work, with the same handwriting appearing in assignments from several different students’ portfolios.

ASQA found the duration of training for several qualifications “was not consistent” and resulted in a “significant deviation” from national standards that could not be adequately explained.

“The amount of training has not been determined based upon the existing skills, knowledge and experience of learners, with the timeframes being insufficient to allow for new entrants into the industry sectors to effectively develop all of the skills and knowledge required,” the ASQA audit found.

It also found TK Melbourne did not have proper facilities to accommodate the number of students it claimed to have on its books, with an attendance register from February stating 252 students were present when its premises could only hold 118 people at that time.

TK Melbourne also only had four trainers and assessors present to oversee its claimed 252 students. Further, four of the assessors TK Melbourne told auditors it had on its books claimed to be no longer working there.

Documents show TK Melbourne allegedly provided a foreign student a certificate to show she had completed a six-month business course on October 3 last year. However, internal TK Melbourne emails show the student had only received an “offer letter” from TK Melbourne to begin their course on October 10.

On October 15, TK Melbourne provided a “completion letter” regarding the same student’s certificate III in business, which the letter claimed began in March last year and was an English-language full-time course.

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/national/cash-for-visas-international-colleges-fake-qualifications-in-migration-rackets-20150805-gis11z