Number of qualified matriculates increases for 2017
Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, MP, announced the matric pass rate of 75.1%1. While well-earned congratulations are due to all successful matriculants, unsuccessful candidates are urged not to despair as there are opportunities for them to still secure their qualifications – and that an honest approach is better than the risk of being found out for misrepresentation or qualification fraud.
Demand for Criminal and Educational Background Checks remains high
Over the past year, there have been a number of news reports exposing candidates in high profile positions across the public and private sectors who have misrepresented their qualifications. With the economy, and as a result the job market, under pressure to perform, market demand for criminal and educational background checks remains constant – as does the associated risks.
MIE Applauds move by Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi to vet school gaurds
Escalating reports of sexual assaults on minors at schools highlights the need for thorough vetting on all personnel linked to schools. This follows an overwhelming number of reports in recent weeks of alleged and confirmed cases of molestations and rape against school learners across the country.
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