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May 13 2019

New requirement for international school teacher background checks

British schools around the world will be required to use a system that provides comprehensive background checks of UK teachers working overseas.

The Council of British International Schools (Cobis) has said that it will expect all its member schools – covering 75 countries – to use the International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC) to vet its British employees. Many schools previously relied on police checks, as well as written and verbal references.
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