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Montenegrin Educationalists Resign for Copying Croatian Curriculum

Members of Montenegro's National Education Council who were accused of plagiarising elements of the Croatian school curriculum have resigned and will have to return their fees.

Dusica Tomovic
 Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Liege.

The Education Ministry has initiated the appointment a new National Education Council after it was discovered that some of its members had lifted material for a new Montenegrin curriculum from Croatia.

Three experts tasked with preparing a new curriculum for physical education classes resigned on Monday after Boris Jokic, the former head of a project to design a new Croatian school curriculum, accused Montenegro last week of copy-pasting much of his team’s work.

Jokic claimed that some parts of the Croatian curriculum were lifted “word for word”, while some documents and methodologies were also identical.

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