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Elise Guest 4/29 First time reviewed on ISR
Stamford American International School Singapore
Hamilton Clark 4/29 (report 3)
American Community School Beirut Lebanon
Chrissie Sorenson 4/29 (report 4)
Bavarian International School Germany
Haileybury International College China 4/29 evaluation 2
I believe the school has hope, however it is in the middle of nowhere… 
Bavarian International School Germany 4/29 evaluation 10 
If this is improvement then I cannot imagine how poor it was before…
Michael Parrott 4/28 First time reviewed on ISR
New Sathorn International School Thailand
Gretchen DePoint 4/28 (report 2)
Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand
New Sathorn International School Thailand 4/28 First time reviewed on ISR
Albanian College Durres Albania 4/28 evaluation 14 
They offered me the world to go to this school and it was all untrue…
Chrissie Sorenson 4/27 (report 3)
Bavarian International School Germany
Hamilton Clark 4/27 (report 2)
American Community School Beirut Lebanon
Colegio Marymount Mexico 4/27 evaluation 2 
Marymount has to be one of the best-run schools in the world, but I’ve only realized this since I’ve left… 
Vision International School Qatar 4/27 evaluation 7 
We were selective about who we took last year but the owners want more butts in seats next year…
Victoria International School Sharjah UAE 4/26 evaluation 9
I couldn’t have been any more under whelmed working at this school…
Al Khor International School Qatar 4/26 evaluation 61
As I prepare to leave after what have been the worst 2 years of my professional life, I write this to caution…
Vision International School Qatar 4/26 evaluation 6 
This is a for-profit school for the local population with an international name…
Bavarian International School Germany 4/26 evaluation 9 
The school is on the up now… 
Sultan’s School Oman 4/26 evaluation 10
Majority of Board members are high-ranking members of Royal Omani Police. They’re not educators…
Craig Selig 4/25 (report 5)
International School Sosua Dominican Republic
Mary Ostrowski 4/25 (report 2)
Magen David Academy Panama
Brenda Azamian 4/25 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Kuwait
James Cooke 4/25 (report 2)
Shanghai Singapore International School China
Aldar Academies UAE 4/25 evaluation 4 
Aldar Academies claim to be striving for outstanding schools – and they talk a good talk – but don’t be fooled!.. 
Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools Shymkent Campus 4/25 evaluation 
At full staff meetings Kazakh Director takes this as his weekly opportunity to harangue, insult and bully…
Gyeonggi Suwon International School Korea 4/25 evaluation 9
I feel this school has changed since the previous reviews were written and deserves to be restored… 
Tini Bennett 4/22 First time reviewed on ISR
Dar es Salaam International Academy Tanzania
Shaista Juma 4/22 First time reviewed on ISR
Dar es Salaam International Academy Tanzania
Myanmar International School Myanmar 4/22 evaluation 5
This place is chaotic and the curriculum is a joke…
The Codrington School Bahamas 4/22 evaluation 7 
Staff are friendly. Good sense of being part of a team… 
Roger Dutcher 4/21 First time reviewed on ISR
American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
International School Moshi Tanzania 4/21 evaluation 7 
What saves this school is the wonderful teachers you work with and the amazing students and support staff… 
Becky Jobes 4/20 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Panama 
Colegio Anglo Colombiano Columbia 4/20 evaluation 8 
The Anglo is a premium school which operates with a massive budget… 
Jenny Roosmalen 4/19 First time reviewed on ISR 
Guangzhou Nanfang International School China
Sultan’s School Oman 4/19 evaluation 9 
With their meager salaries and their empty promises, this is fast becoming a two year stop for most… 
Narmer American College Egypt 4/19 evaluation 36 
Teachers leave almost monthly and it sometimes feels like it’s happening weekly… 
Canadian Trillinium School Dhaka Bangladesh 4/19 evaluation 2 
The turnover rate is very high: this year it is 75%. Three teachers left before the end of their contracts… 
Steven Geraghty 4/18 (report 3)
International School Brunei 
Qingdao Amerasia International School China 4/18 evaluation 4 
Very high turnover of staff every year I was there… 
Myanmar International School Myanmar 4/18 evaluation 4
It’s a solid school that is still a bit young, only 6 years old…
International School Brunei 4/18 evaluation 16 
The school is well run and the kids are super… 
Dar es Salaam International Academy Tanzania 4/18 evaluation 2 
There’s been discussions about implementing a curriculum, but change is slow to come… 
James Cooke 4/15 First time reviewed on ISR 
Shanghai Singapore International School
Pek Wee Haur 4/15 (report 6)
Singapore International School Hong Kong
Western International School Honduras 4/15 First time reviewed on ISR
Singapore International School Hong Kong 4/15 evaluation 16 
Effectively you are working for minimum wage while saving next to nothing… 
Juan David Lopez 4/14  First time reviewed on ISR 
Columbus School Medellin
International Community School Addis Ababa Ethiopia 4/14 evaluation 14 
ICS really wants to be a top level school in Africa but at this time is not… 
British International School Jeddah Saudi Arabia 4/14 evaluation 6
Living here has its challenges but I can’t find fault with a school that is trying to move in the right direction…
Paul Venter 4/13 First time reviewed on ISR 
Guangzhou Nanfang International School
Guangzhou Nanfang International School China 4/13 evaluation 15 
I have to agree with the negative press this school has on this site. I doubt that it will change… 
Myanmar International School Myanmar 4/13 evaluation 3 
Very international staff from 20+ countries… 
Robert Evans 4/12 (report 4)
American International School Egypt – West Campus
Osiur Rahman 4/12  First time reviewed on ISR 
Al Jazeera Academy Doha Qatar
Nicole Latifah Emanuel 4/12 First time reviewed on ISR 
Rowad Al Khaleej Saudi Arabia 
Albanian College Durres Albanian 4/12 evaluation 13
New admin, almost all new teachers and extreme pressure to attain IB certification before we were ready…
Albanian College Durres Albanian 4/12 evaluation 12
At the end of my contract, I believe that I will have received far more than I have given to this school… 
Kate Sutton-Jones 4/11 (report 4)
American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
Nagoya International High School Japan 4/11 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Egypt 4/11 evaluation 4
ISE suffers from many of the huge problems that afflict private international schools in Cairo…
American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 4/11 evaluation 20 
One drawback of the school is that it needs to improve funding for professional development…
American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 4/11 evaluation 19
I have worked at the school for three years and enjoy myself so much that I will be returning a fourth…
Naomi Pawlik 4/8 (report 5)
Albanian College Durres
Dar es Salaam International Academy Tanzania 4/8 First time reviewed on ISR
Amnuay Silpa Bilingual School Bangkok Thailand evaluation 2 
An accommodation allowance is included… 
Al Jazeera Academy Doha Qatar 4/8 evaluation 31
If anything, working here may make you a better teacher in terms of resilience & patience, but don’t expect…
Albanian College Durres Albania 4/8 evaluation 11
There are issues – more than some schools, fewer than others…
Craig Selig 4/7 (report 4)
International School of Sosua Dominican Republic
Lara Manasfi 4/7 (report 3)
American International School Dhaka Bangladesh
Amnuay Silpa Bilingual School Bangkok Thailand 4/7 First time reviewed on ISR
American School Durango Mexico 4/7 evaluation 11
I have had a lovely experience in Mexico and teaching at the American School of Durango… 
Wuxi Taihu International School China 4/7 evaluation 3 
Everyone works hard, doing their best to nurture growth and promote progress of our school…
Kate Sutton-Jones 4/6 (report 3)
American School Ulaanbaatar
Kate Sutton-Jones 4/6 (report 2)
American School Ulaanbaatar
American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 4/6 evaluation 18 
I see the current administration as working hard to make student success our primary purpose…
American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 4/6 evaluation 17 
This school, like most international schools, is not without its challenges… 
Nottingham British School Kuwait 4/6 evaluation 2 
The school has gone through alot of changes in a short period of time, none to the benefit of the school…
Tim Hughes 4/5 First time reviewed on ISR
Al Yasmina School Abu Dhabi UAE
Affiliated HS South China Normal University China 4/5 First time reviewed on ISR
British School Manila Philippines 4/5 evaluation 4
The Senior School has gone seriously backwards since the appointment of the new Head of Secondary…
Kate Sutton-Jones 4/4 First time reviewed on ISR
American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 4/4 evaluation 16 
The school is in need of updating. The classrooms are cement and the echoes are terrible…
Zurich International School Switzerland 4/4 evaluation 4 
I’ve had a wonderful experience at this school…
Robert Sinnett 4/1  First time reviewed on ISR
American School El Salvador
Ron Wilder 4/1 (report 7)
SMIC Private School Shanghai
Al Jazeera Academy Doha Qatar 4/1 evaluation 30
The package is reasonably good and better than a lot of schools offer…
ISTEK Foundation Turkey 4/1 evaluation 9 
Working at this school was the WORST experience of my life…
Chiang Rai International School Thailand 4/1 evaluation 4 
The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming to all…
Hong Qiao International School China 4/1 evaluation 7 
On the surface HQIS seems reasonable, but under the smiling faces is something far different…
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