Fraud and plagiarism are defined as an act or omission on the part of a student, as a result of which a correct assessment of the student’s knowledge, understanding, and skills is deemed fully or partly impossible.
If a candidate does not agree with their penalty, they can request for an appeal. If this appeal is not heard, they can then process a complaint.
Depending on the nature and scope of the fraud or plagiarism, and on the student’s study phase, one or more of the following sanctions may additionally be imposed by the examination board:
-EXCLUSION FROM THE EXAM FOR LIFE
The examination board can decide to execute this penalty depending on the gravity of the offense of the exam regulation. NOTE: violation of fraud and plagiarism points A, D and E will almost certainly result in this penalty.
– COMPLETE EXCLUSION FROM TAKING PART IN ALL TESTS FOR A PERIOD OF 12 MONTHS Depending on the gravity of the situation, this penalty can be applied. NOTE: violation of fraud and plagiarism points A, B, and C will result at the very minimum in this penalty.
– GROUP EXCLUSION
If the Board of Examiners determines that there has been widespread or organized fraud and/or plagiarism on a scale that would affect the examination results in their entirety, the Board of Examiners will decide without delay that the examination concerned is invalid. All participants must then redo the entire examination at a date no later than two weeks after the fraud was established so that the participants can still benefit from their preparatory work for the examination.
– LEGAL CONQUESTS
If violation Fraud and plagiarism point A and/or E have been ascertained, which may or may not (potentially) damage Van Haren Learning Solutions or the scheme owner whom we represent, we may and most likely will take extensive legal measures.