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Vientiane International School Laos 12/31 evaluation 6 
All in all, there not really a healthy atmosphere in the school…
Shanghai American School 12/31 evaluation 11
Pudong is a happy campus, supportive place; for most of us it’s a place to spend a good part of our careers…
Shanghai American School 12/31 evaluation 10 
The previous posts are a SAS/Puxi issue not a Pudong issue. Each campus has its own personality…
Antwerp International School 12/30 evaluation 11 
This school has a great teaching staff and some top pupils. Had I known what this school would become…
Shanghai American School China 12/30 evaluation 9 
SAS is notorious for its clicks and if you are in with the IN CROWD then all is well for you…   
American Cooperative School of Tunis 12/29 evaluation 13 
The new administration is clearly moving things ahead in a positive and collaborative way…
Lincoln American International School Argentina 11/29 evaluation 3 
The school is in such a nice neighbourhood it’s difficult to find good affordable housing…
Hayah International Academy Egypt 12/28 evaluation 5   
Teachers are forced to deal with the (poor) behavior without much support from administration…
Bali International Schooll Indonesia 12/28 evaluation 3 
Bali is not a place to come if you are looking to make money…
International Community School Addis Ababa Ethiopia 12/27 evaluation 5
All in all, a good school. Package is OK for if you plan to be here for a short while…
MEF International School Istanbul 12/27 evaluation 8
I have worked at MEF International School for 6 years…
IkSoon Lee 12/27 (report 2)
Noblesse International School Philippines
American International School UAE 12/24 evaluation 14 
Worst thing is that they refused to give her the gratuity to which she is entitled after 4 years of employment…
Seoul International School Korea 12/23 evaluation 25
SIS has problems not the least of which is its immature self-serving faculty. “Too many chiefs …”
Shanghai American School China 12/23 evaluation 8
Roy G. Crawford 12/22 First time reviewed on ISR
Northbridge International School Cambodia
Northbridge International School Cambodia 12/22 evaluation 10 
I have been able to pay off loans, get out of debt for the first time and also save money. Our kids are great!..
International School of Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 12/22 evaluation 14
Living in Mongolia is a challenge, but a rewarding one, and a whole lot easier than you’d think…
Cambridge School Doha Qatar 12/21 evaluation 6
I agree with the last comment made regarding this so called “school”…
Al Sahwa Schools Oman 12/21 evaluation 10 
I barely survived my short 2 month post there & was thankful it wasn’t a day longer…
British International School Cairo 12/21 evaluation 15
Sawsan Dajani 12/21 (report 3)
Modern English School Egypt
Utahloy International School Guangzhou China 12/20 evaluation 12
I am going to work through the 16 points of the rubric in order to be as clear as possible…
Modern English School Egypt 12/20 evaluation 8 
Very few international students apart from the isolated children of staff members…
Shanghai Community International Sch. China 12/18 evaluation 13 
School demands much more involvement than usual with no appreciation or less monetary compensation…
Aaron Nussbaum 12/18 First time reviewed on ISR
Overseas Family School Singapore
Chinese International School Singapore 12/17 evaluation 3 
CNIS has some dedicated, professional teachers and supportive, involved parents with lovely children…
International School Aamby India 12/17 evaluation 4 
I beg to differ from the latest post…
MEF International School Istanbul 12/17 evaluation 7
“The one positive aspect of the school, is the bright children, who attend”…
American International School Chennai India 12/16 evaluation 16  
Principal and H.S. Guidance Counselor departing mid-year. Director ousted and leaves end of year…
Overseas Family School Singapore 12/16 evaluation 6 
There is scant evidence of transparency, open communication, or genuine interest in teacher feedback…
Dipont Education China 12/16 evaluation 4
A letter from HR Director in regards to the preceeding reviews…
American International School of Nouakchott Mauritania 12/15 First time reviewed on ISR   
Mark Lee 12/14 (report 4)
Casablanca American School Morocco
Access International Academy Ningbo 12/14 evaluation 13 
The pollution in this part of China is horrible.It stings your eyes, burns your throat, it permeates everything…
Canadian International School 12/14 evaluation 8 
Many stay beyond initial 2 year contract because of the staff and the amazing families and students…
International Foreign School Busan Korea 12/14 evaluation 10 
Formerly: International School of Busan
Miras School Almaty Kazakhstan 12/13 evaluation 8
I would recommend this school to anyone who likes frontier living. Expect it to be professionally demanding…
United World College South East Asia Singapore 12/13 evaluation 3 
UWC has a very good reputation in Singapore. Rightly so in most respects…
Dalian Maple Leaf International School China 12/13 evaluation 8 
The money and friendly staff and students do often make up for the aforementioned…
Bishop Mackenzie International School Malawi 12/11 First time reviewed on ISR  
Bruce Ashton 12/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia
British International School Vietnam 12/10 evaluation 2 
Good school in most respects…
Access International Academy Ningbo 12/10 evaluation 12 
There are honest reasons teachers may want to come: excellent pay, good students, supportive parents…
North London International School Great Britain 12/9 First time reviewed on ISR  
International School of Lusaka Zambia 12/9 evaluation 7 
Students come from diverse background and newcomers quickly adopt the school’s culture of respect…
International School Aamby India 12/8 evaluation 3
The students and staff are wonderfull…
British International School Phuket Thailand 12/8 evaluation 3 
The school fees are extortionate but staff at BIS Phuket are underpaid compared to other schools in Thailand…
Carol Morgan School Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic 12/7 evaluation 14
I would definitely accept another position here…
iCAN British International School Cambodia 12/7 evaluation 2 
This is not an international school; it is for rich local kids with a smattering of NGO parents’ kids…
Deidre Fischer 12/7 (report 6)
Cebu International School Philippines
Qatar Academy Al Khor Qatar 12/6 evaluation 3
I’ve worked in the international teaching game for some time and never felt the “necessity” to write…
Mosaica Education Abu Dhabi 12/6 evaluation 2
Nido de Aguilas Chile 12/6 evaluation 4 
The lifestyle is amazing if you like the outdoors. You have three ski resorts within 1 hour of the school…
Leipzig International School Germany 12/4 First time reviewed on ISR
Poor management forced the school to bring in a mediator (June 2010) to help staff sort through problems…
Ruamrudee International School Thailand 12/4 evaluation 26 
They respond to every question with “you have to take care of that yourself”. Nobody will help or assist…
International School of Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 12/4 evaluation 13 
If you need some IB experience and to develop professionally, it is an ideal place to be…
Stamford American International School Singapore 12/4 evaluation 8 
The school also announced this week that we finally have a permanent leader…
Alun Cooper 12/4 (report 2)
Antwerp International School Belgium
K International School Tokyo 12/3 evaluation 7 
Disbanded the Parent Committee parents disagreed with owners on how to spend money they raised…
Shanghai American School China 12/3 evaluation 7
She understands that she has to get rid of the negativity before she can create a positive environment…
Siam International Thailand 12/3 evaluation 4
Thailand is wonderful and the people are amazing. You might be willing to put up with some difficulties…
International Academy Amman Jordan 12/3 evaluation 13 
Most ideas are perceived as subversive or negative by a reactionary administration…
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia 12/3 evaluation 3 
It is not for everybody, but it is a place of potential and possibilities…
Sawsan Dajani 12/2 (report 2)
Modern English School Egypt
American International School Egypt 12/2 evaluation 36 
Some of the reviews on this page are extremely unfair and in no way reflect the true atmosphere of this school…
Shanghai Community School China 12/2 evaluation 12 
Pay is well above average, housing nice, benefits great, students/parents are, for the most part, a pleasure…
Cempaka International School Malaysia 12/1 evaluation 2 
I have reached the end of my 90 days and we all get the same reason – ‘Failure to show Zeal’…
St. Mary’s International School Japan 12/1 evaluation 2 
You can easily save at least 30,000 American dollars per year. AT LEAST!…
Kaust School Saudi Arabia 12/1 evaluation 2 
One of our teachers left mysteriously…
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