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• Australian International School Phnom Penh Cambodia 10/19 review 6
I’ve never come across a SLT so removed from their teachers… [150 words]

• British International School Istanbul Turkey 10/19 review 22
I believe the school has gone downhill in the last few years… [363 words]

• Malvern College Egypt 10/19 review 17
I couldn’t work where people are allowed to be treated so badly… [398 words]

• American International School Abu Dhabi UAE 10/18 review 36
What I’ve experienced in the MS is nothing that resembles teaching… [674 words]

• Canadian International School Beijing China 10/18 review 5
Teachers in China are dispensable; lesson learned… [454 words]

• English Modern School Al Khor Qatar 10/18 review 2
People go in complete teachers & when leave wanting to leave the profession… [412 words]

• American International School Jeddah Saudi Arabia 10/15 review 55
I’m writing this review purely as a warning to prospective employees… [391 words]

• BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour China 10/15 review 13
Owned 100% by a Chinese company & has all the features of one… [328 words]

• Colegio Americano Guatemala 10/15 review 21
We are banned from discussing any “controversial” issues with students… [434 words]

• Tashkent International School Uzbekistan 10/15 review 10
After three months I’m more than happy with my decision to come here… [392 words]

• Tashkent International School Uzbekistan 10/15 review 11
I have to disagree with some comments from recent posts on this site about TIS… [218 words]

• Straits International School Malaysia 10/14
First time reviewed on ISR [395 words]

• Seoul International School Korea 10/14 review 38
ISR is where teachers go when there is nobody left to turn to… [678 words]

• A’Soud Global School Oman 10/14 review 5
A Cambridge International school which fails to live up to Cambridge standards… [145 words]

• Brookes Moscow Russia 10/13 review 8
I have a lot of mixed feelings towards Brookes Moscow… [311 words]

• Singapore International School Indonesia 10/13 review 2
Top-down centralized management thrusts one-size-fits-all policies to schools… [388 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 10/13 review 2
We moved in the summer & are very pleased with our decision… [206 words]

• American International School Budapest Hungary 10/13 review 15
If you don’t fit the mold, it’s not such a great place… [353 words]

• Seoul International School Korea 10/12 review 37
Great place to study the darker shades of the human heart… [2,474 words]

• British International School Ukraine 10/12 review 70
If you’re considering a job here, look no further than ISR… [134 words]

• Newton International School Qatar 10/11 review 14
Pupils behaviour is ridiculous, owner refuses to act… [93 words]

• Yew Wah International Education School Shanghai Lingang China 10/11 review 10
Challenging has been working with some unqualified teachers… [203 words]

• Australian International School Phnom Penh Cambodia 10/11 review 5
Toxic leadership is rotting the school from the core… [501 words]

• American International School Bamako Mali 10/8 review 7
Good school with wonderful students & supportive families… [323 words]

• Doha College Qatar 10/8 review 9
Working at Doha College is a risky business… [38 words]

• Gjøvikregionen International School Norway 10/7
First time reviewed on ISR [363 words] 

• Hsinchu County American School Taiwan 10/7
First time reviewed on ISR [363 words]

• Swans International School Spain 10/7
First time reviewed on ISR [504 words]

• Seoul International School Korea 10/6 review 36
They came into a LOT of money but none went into making teachers happy… [399 words]

• GEMS Wellington School Qatar 10/6 review 3
Hopefully the new principal will bring some much-needed changes… [1,150 words]

• Cheongna Dalton School Korea 10/6 review 18
Any dissent will result in you becoming labeled as a troublemaker… [856 words]

• International School Hamburg Germany 10/5 review 7
Previous reviews except are still relevant… [33  words]

• Beijing International Bilingual Academy China 10/5 review 43
BIBA is a business first and a bilingual school second… [645 words]

• Tashkent International School Uzbekistan 10/4 review 9
Smiles on the faces of teachers are few & far between these days… [529 words]

• Kaiwen Academy Haidian China 10/4 review 25
Do not trust the image they try to show you during the interview… [1,183 words]

• King Henry VIII College Malaysia 10/4 review 2
Effects of COVID-19 shouldn’t define KH8 & many positives remain… [320 words]

• International School Manila Philippines 10/4 review 18
Ask questions. Notice the trend of who is leaving & who is staying… [898 words]

• Mount Kelly International School Hong Kong 10/1 review 2
This place is scrambling for staff… [159 words]

• American International School Bucharest Romania 10/1 review 22
Rests on what it once was, when in fact it is turning into a dinosaur… [563 words]

• Kaiwen Academy Haidian China 10/1 review 24
The positives need to be mentioned as well… [447 words]

• Lakeside International School Costa Rica 9/30
First time reviewed on ISR [149 words]

• Galaxy International School Uganda 9/30
First time reviewed on ISR [187 words]

• St. Johnsbury Academy Korea 9/30 review 6
I’ll focus on facts of specific instances to illustrate the working experience… [416 words]

• TASIS The American School in England Great Britain 9/29 review 7
You don’t have to be paranoid to work here but some ARE out to torpedo you… [190 words]

• Al Batinah International School Oman 9/29 review 5
Had a great two years & will always have fond memories of it… [385 words]

• American School Warsaw Poland 9/29 review 16
Excellent; perhaps Europe’s best kept secret… [509 words]

• Newton College Peru 9/28 review 5
I’m grateful to have had this experience & hope you’ll give them a chance… [796 words]

• Yew Wah International Education School Shanghai Lingang China 9/28 review 9
It’s true people only leave bad reviews, but take them as a warning… [461 words]

• International School Belgrade Serbia 9/28 review 4
Belgrade is a vibrant city but is becoming expensive… [105 words]

• Rugby School Thailand 9/27 review 2
Don’t believe the pretty pictures in the brochure… [249 words]

• Universal American School Kuwait 9/27 review 43
The standard housing facility may be a hardship for a family… [277 words]

• Al Sahwa Schools Oman 9/27 review 31
There’s little more to add to reviews except that everything is true… [219 words]

Director & Principal Reports

• Heather Knight 10/19 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Shanghai Community International School China

• Cheryl Fox 10/18 (Director Report 2)
PDO School Oman

• Stephen Willoughby 10/14 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Straits International School Malaysia

• Stephen Willoughby 10/14 (Principal Report 2)
Straits International School Malaysia

• Lily Chua 10/14 (Director Report 3)
RDFZ King’s College School Hangzhou China

• Charley King 10/13 (Principal Report 5)
Brookes Moscow Russia

• Andy Ferguson 10/13 (Principal Report 3)
American International School Johannesburg South Africa

• William Kralovic 10/12 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Tashkent International School Uzbekistan

• Sarah Tielman 10/12 (Director Report 2)
Dulwich International High School China

• Saima Rana 10/12 (Principal Report 37)
GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE

• Jeroen Gakes 10/11 (Principal Report 11)
Yew Wah International Education School Shanghai Lingang China

• Betsy Hanselmann 10/11 (Director Report 3)
Australian International School Phnom Penh

• Stacy Rosie 10/8 (Director Report 3)
American International School Bamako Mali

• Rachel Dent 10/8 (Director Report 2)
Harrow International School Beijing China

• Daniel McHugh 10/7 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Aldar Academies UAE

• Stacy Rosie 10/6 (Director Report 2)
American International School Bamako Mali

• Robert Madden 10/5 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Singapore International School Vietnam

• Angelika Kuster 10/4 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Tashkent International School Uzbekistan

• Tyler Sherwood 10/1 (Principal Report 5)
Chatsworth International School Singapore

• Lakhana Tavedikul 10/1 (Director Report 3)
American School Bangkok Thailand

• Iain Colledge 9/30 (Principal Report 3)
Raha International School UAE

• Davina McCarthy 9/29 (Principal Report 5)
Australian International School Vietnam

• Barbara Netzel 9/28 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR

International School Belgrade Serbia

• Warren Bowers 9/28 (Principal Report 2)
International School Belgrade Serbia

• Ruth Sanderson 9/27 (Principal Report 4)
Doha College Qatar

• Jeff Marquis 9/27 (Principal Report 2)
Prem Tinsulanonda International School Thailand