News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
26 February 2016 - By Times Live
A register of people who lie about their qualifications and of fly-by-night institutions needs to be developed, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Tuesday
16 February 2016 - By Ina van der Merwe
While qualification fraud has remained consistently high in South Africa, at 16% for two consecutive years, there are circumstances where candidates are not the ones to blame and have been scammed into thinking that their qualifications are legitimate.
11 January 2016 - By MIE
There has been an 11% increase in the demand for background screening services in South Africa and Africa over the last five years. In addition, a candidate’s educational history has been identified as the most likely to contain discrepancies when compared to all other background screening checks.
06 January 2016 - By MIE
On the 5th of January 2016, Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga announced the matric pass rate of 70.7%. This means that out of the 799 306 full- and part-time candidates that sat for their examinations, only 565 109 passed. This reflects a 5.1% drop in the average pass rate from 75.8% in 2014.