The project "Corruption in Education", funded by the European Union, and co-funded by the Office for Cooperation with NGOs the Croatian Government, aims to reveal and map out the forms and scope of unethical behaviour and corruptive practices in secondary schools in Croatia. It is being implemented by “Forum za slobodu odgoja” ( and “Network of Education Policy Centers" ( and runs from 5 April 2013 to 4 October 2014. This research project consists of two parts: 1) gathering qualitative information from secondary school pupils, parents of secondary school pupils, secondary school teachers and university students; 2) gathering quantitative data from a representative sample of parents of secondary school pupils and teachers and principals working in secondary schools. Geographical focus is on Split-Dalmatia and Zagreb county as typical developed counties and Sisak-Moslavina and Osijek-Baranja counties as typical less developed counties. This document presents the findings of the qualitative research. Some of the findings show: favoritism or discrimination against students; pressure of parents, students and fellow teachers on teachers to improve poor and / or correction of negative grades; copying and cheating on tests by students; giving administrative duties to students as well as the performance of private jobs for teachers by students.