Academic honesty in teaching, learning and assessment, serves to promote personal integrity and upholds respect for others and the integrity of their work. In the IB, academic honesty is a key part of striving to be Principled, an attribute of the IB learner profile1.It also helps to ensure all students have an equal opportunity to demonstrate the knowledge and skills they acquire during their studies. All students must avoid any form of academic misconduct and teachers should be ambassadors to promote good practice.This policy aims to:
●clarify and define academic honesty
●outline the consequences and penalties for academic misconduct in the Diploma Programme
●outline the consequences and penalties for academic misconduct in the Middle Years Programme
●provide detail of the processes followed in determining and dealing with academic honesty
●ensure that appropriate documentation is provided to meet IB and College Requirements.
Full policy here