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Shekou International School

 China
 
Evaluation 1)
 
 
Academic integrity of Shekou International School
 
Effectiveness of administration at Shekou International School
 
Academic and disciplinary support provided at Shekou International School
 
Director's involvement in academics at Shekou International School
 
Fair and equitable treatment by board and director at Shekou International School
 
Shekou International School has adequate educational materials on hand
 
Attitude of local community towards foreigners at Shekou International School
 
Cost of living in relation to salary at Shekou International School
 
Satisfaction with housing at Shekou International School
 
Community offers a variety of activities at Shekou International School
 
Availability and quality of local health care at Shekou International School
 
Satisfaction with school health insurance policy at Shekou International School
 
Family friendly / child friendly school and community at Shekou International School
 
Assistance with visas, shipping and air travel at Shekou International School
 
Extra curricular load is reasonable at Shekou International School
 
Security and personal safety at Shekou International School
 
 
 

The campuses (three for such a small school!) are nice from a distance, but a close up study of the two older ones (the third just opened in August 2009) reveals lots of equipment that doesn’t work and facilities that are clean on the surface, but which are poorly maintained....

In the spring parents came for a “learning comes alive” day at Shekou International School, and after their comments on the state of the buildings, things suddenly began to be repaired. This was soon forgotten and a few weeks later, things were once again looking....

There are a lot of meetings at Shekou International School, as in most schools, and lots of initiatives that are put into place, but nothing is completed thoroughly. Shekou International School is very quick to adopt new ideas and new methods, but in name only....

It is the same as repairs to the buildings—the work would never be done for the sake of keeping the place in good working order for students and staff--it is only done to project an image to parents and community....

 
 
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