NAIN is the National Academic Integrity Network and was established by Quality and Qualifications Ireland on 14th November 2019 (at the inaugural meeting of the Academic Integrity Project) as a response to the introduction of amended legislation as set out in the QQI Amended Act, 2019. The amended Act provides a statutory basis for the prosecution of those who facilitate learner cheating, including the advertisement, or publication of advertisements, of these services, by companies such as ‘essay mills’, or by individuals.
The purpose of the Network is to advise, raise awareness and offer guidance on:
Source: Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) (2019) National Academic Integrity Network. Available at: https://www.qqi.ie/Articles/Pages/National-Academic-Integrity-Network.aspx [Accessed 26h August 2021].
Find the below video as well as a feedback form for submitting information on essay mills and contract cheating services on QQI's myownwork page. You will also find information on the different resources available to help you at NCI and other institutions in Ireland.