Scams and Alerts2018-12-05T07:59:20+00:00
Scam Alert

Scams and Recruiting Alerts

Current Scams / Recruiting Alerts:

12/5/2018: GEMS School Scam Alert – An ISR member reported the following Scam… Full Article

12/18/2017: Hong Kong refuses private party requests for police reports need to secure local employment. Full Article

5/8/2017: Yantai Huasheng Int’l School China: Alleged cover-up of the deaths of two Korean students on field trip. News Article

4/29/2017: 
South Korean government closes B.C. school: 14 teachers caught in ‘bureaucratic nightmare. Click here for news article and complete information.

3/13/17: Collegiate British International School UAE (http://cbisfujairahuae.com/) is a scam. Their web site is stolen/cloned from the Deira International School (www.disdubai.ae) and edited. The CBIS web site exists to offer jobs to unsuspecting teachers and collect fees and deposits. This information has been confirmed by the Deira International School Business Office.

1/6/17: Global Edu. Logistics (GEL) & Director, Andrew Spinks, accused of charging for a London Fair that allegedly was never booked. Click for more info

Archived Scams and Alerts: 

Please note that school administration changes, political climates and time may have made these alerts irrelevant or no longer accurate.  International Schools Review suggests that you do your research.

• Crisis at International School Lusaka, Zambia 2013
School brings teacher knowing visa application was denied . Refuses to compensate her as per contract

• Qatar Academy Qatar 2013
Dorje Gurung fired & arrested for allegedly insulting Islum

• Indianhead International School South Korea April 2009
School Used as Conduit to Channel Funds to Lawmaker

• Smart International School Egypt 2009
Work/No Pay Advisory for Smart International School, Egypt

• Emirates International School Dubai
Cancels New Hire Contracts in February 2009

• No-Pay Advisory – June 2008
Teachers report schools in Kuwait, UAE & Tanzania that take advantage of departing teachers

• Sudan Advisory November 2007
British Teacher Imprisoned in Sudan over Naming of Teddy Bear, Mohammad