education


Trends in Education 2020
With 2019 drawing to a close, let’s have a look at which trends might have an impact on global education in 2020. Over the last few years, two megatrends have strongly influenced the development of global education and its standards. Digitalization and Globalization have been the main forces to drive… Read More »

Trends in Education 2020: An Outlook


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PlagScan’s Submissions feature is a convenient method for educators to collect their students’ documents digitally. This can easily be done by uploading documents via an online portal by the students themselves. Intermediate steps such as submitting through emailed links and USB sticks become irrelevant. However, we want to address the… Read More »

PlagScan’s New and Improved Assignments Feature






Britain is acclaimed for its outstanding educational institutions. Among them, top universities like Oxford and Cambridge. Thousands of international students are seeking to attend reputable British higher education institutions each year. This week, however, education experts in Britain ring alarm bells for Britain’s well-known education standard. Shocking numbers have been… Read More »

Shocking Numbers for Britain’s Educational Sector Revealed by Newspaper Research


  EdTech and e-learning offer the possibility of a tailored experience as compared to traditional learning methods. Students have the option to choose from multiple subjects and topics while being able to consult tutors or teachers one-to-one via email, video chats or even face to face. This method offers students a… Read More »

Top 5 EdTech Trends 2018



PlagScan stands for quality assurance in education and the support of creative and independent thinking. Although we can’t emphasize the importance of education, we also value something else at least as much: The environment and sustainability. For this reason, we have been supporting the BundesUmweltWettbewerb (Federal Environment Competition) of the… Read More »

PlagScan Supports Environment and Sustainability Efforts


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Where do essay mills come from? Academic Fraud has not just emerged as an issue of the digital age. The concept of essay mills (also called term paper mills) and ghostwriters has been around since the nineteenth century. Student organizations such as fraternities stored academic work in “file banks” and… Read More »

Essay Mills and Their Impact on Education



At this year’s paste©conference at the University of Cologne PlagScan CEO Markus Goldbach gave an answer to the question: “Why is plagiarism software fair?”. If want to know more about the conference itself please check our post here. We all agree that plagiarism is persona non grata in higher education. Students should not… Read More »

7 Reasons for Why Plagiarism Software is Fair


Fake news has been making waves in the media. Like many, I get my news from social media – articles shared by friends, Youtube videos about current events or alleged quotes from public figures often appear credible. A variety of different voices and perspectives allow me to build my own opinion, independently of… Read More »

What’s Behind the Issue of Fake News?