For purposes of this section, an imposter and fraudster is a person, who has been employed by a student whether the employment is free or is paid for, to sit an examination, or undertake an internship on behalf of the student.If you believe you have witnessed malpractice in examinations and assessments your first port of call should be your Head of Centre who has a duty to investigate and report all such incidents.Malpractice Section WJEC245 Western Avenue Cardiff CF5 2YX E-mail:[email protected] Telephone: 029 2026 5400 In order for us to be able to effectively investigate it is helpful to have as much information as possible about the incident; to this end it is helpful if you can be specific regarding what the malpractice was, who perpetrated it, who benefited from it, when this took place, where, and who if anyone may have witnessed it taking place, if appropriate.
The University Senate shall have the discretion to award any of these penalties, but bearing in mind the gravity of the student’s conduct, the student’s antecedents or prior conduct in the University and whether he or she is a first time offender.
The University Senate Examinations Committee shall also have power to refer any person, who has been found to be an imposter and fraudster to the police for investigation and criminal prosecution.
However, such information can form the basis of, or give probable cause for, an investigation; in order to support any potential investigation it is better if you supply all the information you have at one time, rather than add information later, if possible.
If you have information concerning malpractice you can contact WJEC’s Malpractice Team in writing or by telephone.
You can also access these forms and documents through each phase of the Cambridge Exams Cycle.
You can access special consideration forms through the ‘Support Materials’ section of CIE Direct.
Similarly, a case of medical malpractice occurs when a doctor fails to abide by the standards of his profession, causing injury in the process to the plaintiff.
Malpractice lawsuits are most commonly brought against medical and legal professionals.
All cases of malpractice or maladministration are tracked and reported annually to CPCAB’s governing body via the Qualification Service annual report.
APPEALS Centres or candidates are entitled to appeal against any action required by CPCAB following an investigation into malpractice or maladministration, using the procedures set out in the Enquiries and Appeals policy.