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My child will start at a new school in Brussels soon and my question is whether schools do background checks on all employees here, routinely, as they would in the U.S.? For example I am concerned about auxiliary staff such as catering staff, bus drivers and assistants, etc. I intend to ask the school too, but just wondered if in general workers around children are subject to criminal background checks here.

cara

Just ask the school. Topgun-yes, in many US schools any adult coming into the school has to do a background check, even if it's a parent who volunteers in the child's classroom.

Apr 12, 2012 12:45