Background screening in higher education

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Key findings about background checking in the education industry were uncovered from the 2016 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmark Report that explored key insights around the hiring landscape, HR hiring challenges, new initiatives organizations are planning this year, background checking benefits and best practices.

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Virginia International University

Virginia International University is a 501(c)3 non-profit university which works to educate students from all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff while striving to provide affordable education to students around the world. VIU is certified to operate in Virginia by SCHEV. Accredited Member, ACICS.

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2020 Back to School Giveaway: Enter to Win a $500 Target Gift Card

Article | August 24, 2020

Back-to-school may look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t cherish this time of new beginnings that come along with the new school year. No matter what your teaching environment looks like this year, you’ve already spent a lot of time getting your classroom together, and (probably) spent a lot of money in the process. At Edmentum, we know you work hard to provide the best for your students each and every school year, so we want to reward that effort by giving away one $500 Target gift card to a lucky educator!

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Finding a New Passion Through Online Teaching

Article | August 24, 2020

Salsa steps to the side. Quick hip turns. Smile through the sweat. That’s Teacher Dashia’s routine as she leads another one of her high energy Zumba classes in Las Vegas. Naturally, Latin dance-inspired fitness was a great fit for Dashia as it tapped into her passion for health, dance, and her Dominican heritage. Being a mother of two young kids requires a lot of attention and many trips to the park. Helping others shake it up and slim down gave Teacher Dashia the creative outlet she needed for 8 years.

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A Guide to Teaching English for Beginners

Article | August 24, 2020

If you’ve been thinking about teaching English in the classroom or online, you’ve come to the right place. To succeed in it, you’ll need some basic knowledge of the ESL essentials, teaching skills, and how to compose yourself while juggling everything in between. We want to make sure you’re set up for success and ready to teach young learners. This Teaching Essentials Blog Series looks at some tools-of-the-trade for online ESL instruction. In it, we explore a few key concepts and dive into what makes them indispensable to our teachers.

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How to send money online to Switzerland

Article | August 24, 2020

Although Switzerland is a small nation, it’s influenced by many of the countries that surround it - French, German and Italian are all spoken as official languages, and Switzerland is home to many people from around Europe. On the other hand, certain aspects of Swiss culture have spread in the other direction and become famous around the globe - just think of Swiss watches, Swiss banking and, of course, Toblerone! There are hundreds of thousands of Swiss expats who have moved abroad to live, work and study in other countries, and who regularly send money home to friends and family in Switzerland.

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Virginia International University

Virginia International University is a 501(c)3 non-profit university which works to educate students from all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff while striving to provide affordable education to students around the world. VIU is certified to operate in Virginia by SCHEV. Accredited Member, ACICS.

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