Thursday, March 1, 2018

Some interesting "2018" facts for Canadians

Fake Degrees used for Jobs and Immigration

The world has definitely changed since September 11, 2001, the 2008 economic melt-down, the 2011 Arab Spring and 2016 election of Donald Trump. Refugees are swamping countries in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and even Canada.

Good News for Teachers looking for work Overseas

Worldwide demand for ESL English education has increased by 10%. 

Worldwide requests for overseas teachers up 300%. 

China trained 1,000,000 for the 2008 Olympics and needs the same for the 2022 Winter Olympics. 

Bad News for Teachers looking for work in Canada

Marketplace exposes hundreds of individuals using fake certificates to get jobs even teaching jobs in Canada. Watch the youtube video here: 

Fake university degrees are being purchased by hundreds of Canadians. CBC Marketplace's investigation exposes the business of phoney degrees.To read more:

Best estimate for fake certificates sold in the middle east and North America to native English speakers to obtain jobs with fake credentials 300,000. 

Link to News for ESL teachers in Canada

UK rolls out new service to help fight diploma mills and degree fraud 

Hedd is UK Higher Education’s official system for candidate verification and university authentication - go here

The Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust (BBBI or Institute) is proud to publish the first BBB Scam Tracker Annual Risk Report. In little more than a year, BBB Scam Tracker has had a remarkable impact on the ongoing battle to prevent scams and fraud.

Education Frauds