• Tuesday, July 23, 2024
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BCI launches ‘Educheck’ to drive efficiency in educational verification


Background Check International (BCI), Nigeria’s pioneer background screening firm, has introduced Educheck, an online product aimed at achieving efficiency and effectiveness in educational verification.

According to Kola Olugbodi, managing director of BCI, Educheck is Nigeria’s first all-encompassing platform for verifying educational qualifications, professional bodies’ membership licences, and verifying and obtaining transcript of higher institutions.
The sole mission of Educheck, says Olugbodi, is to enhance the speedy delivery of educational and professional institutions’ verification services to clients worldwide.
“The benefits of Educheck are enormous as the technology safeguards confidential information through bluefish encryption and ensures our users are fully data protection-compliant,” he says.
“There is also accuracy as the in-depth knowledge of qualification checking, multi-lingual system and personnel ensures accuracy at all times.”
Enumerating the benefits of Educheck, Olugbodi says it guarantees security for organizations; eliminates fear of wrong recruitment by ensuring that only people with authentic certificates are provided employment; saves time; improves online presence for higher institutions as it enhances the rating of the institutions online; and generates revenue for universities while improving efficiency within the system.
He adds that Educheck is hosted in the cloud server where the backups can retrieve their data at any time in case of accident of fire outbreak; it also has the best technological support as data cannot be stolen or hacked.
The BCI boss informs that the firm will be partnering with institutions in Nigeria to get their verification done swiftly instead of the previous manual process that hinders administrative efficiency. 
The product, which offers seamless verification and faster turnaround time for those conducting checks, is envisaged to reach out to the education sector of other African countries, Olugbodi says.