Welcome BG offers training on translating education and training credentials from abroad – BG Independent News



Welcome BG announces a lunchtime discussion on credential assessment with Senay Gebremedhin, program manager at World Education Services (WES). WES draws on nearly 45 years of expertise in credential assessment and international education systems and is able to validate and assess credentials with confidence. WES offers credential assessments that verify and assess high school and post-secondary credentials from over 150 countries

This luncheon will be virtual on May 12.

It can be difficult to explain how a degree from another country is applicable to an employer in the United States. The best and most objective way to do this is to get a credential assessment from a reputable credential assessment agency, such as WES.

Mr. Gebrehedhin will explain how WES can help employers understand foreign credentials. A credential assessment provides a US or Canadian equivalency for the candidate’s study abroad. This means that an employer, who is unfamiliar with foreign degrees and institutions, can easily understand the candidate’s background. Having a credential assessment gives the candidate and potential employers confidence that they meet the job requirements, even if they hold a foreign degree.

The lunch and learn is open to the public. Reservations are required by May 9. RSVP to Mojabeng Kamala at [email protected] to receive the zoom link of the event.

Welcome BG continues to promote Bowling Green as a welcoming, safe, and inclusive community for everyone, including immigrants, new Americans, and people of diverse backgrounds. Cultural diversity can improve business productivity, increase profits, and bring a wide range of skills and perspectives to the workplace. When we work alongside community members from different cultures, we come to understand our shared values, common interests, and even realize that our basic needs are the same.


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