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International School Turin Italy 5/29 evaluation 17
For many years it has been a wonderful place to work…
Paula Baxter 5/26 (report 2)
Jakarta World Academy Indonesia
Harvey Cohen 5/26 (report 2)
Colegio Interamericano Guatemala
Peter O’Sullivan 5/26 First time reviewed on ISR
Australian International School Vietnam
Ayeyarwaddy International School Myanmar 5/26 evaluation 6 
I believe he has saught to impune the comments of others by declaring all others false…
Access International Academy Ningbo China 5/26 evaluation 25 
Parents are celebrating…
American Collegiate Institute Turkey 5/26 evaluation 7 
I received IB certification & the hours of professional development to renew my teacher certification…
Al Raha International School Abu Dhabi UAE 5/26 evaluation 6
Local education council has a foot in school and so the IB program is watered down!
Gunma Kokusai Academy Japan 5/26 evaluation 4
The passing grade has been lowered to 30%!…
SMIC Private School Shanghai China 5/26 evaluation 4
If you’re single they will stash you away with 2 or more roommates & still make you pay for your apartment…
Manarat School for Learning Difficulties Kuwait 5/23 evaluation 3
Ms. Samar Haddad has taken on role of principal this final term, and what a difference that has made…
ACS International Schools Egham 5/23 evaluation 3
Over all great place to work. Only thing making me consider a move is a higher savings potential…
Utahloy International School Zeng Cheng China 5/23 evaluation 8 
All in all, I’ve had a pretty good year here…
iCAN British International School Cambodia 5/23 evaluation 6 
Well located, fully functional site with excellent amenities for Cambodia. Resources & budgets improving…
American International School Riyadh Saudi Arabia 5/23 evaluation 33 
School is moving this year, and teachers totally responsible for moving their classrooms & households!…
Tamagawa Academy K-12 Japan 5/23 evaluation 4
Working at Tamagawa gave me some of the best professional experience (positive & negative) I have had…
Ecole Mondiale World School India 5/23 evaluation 2
Glorified Indian school not international. efinitely not for expats.A disaster for my middle school child…
Al Maha Academy for Girls Qatar 5/23 evaluation 12
Housing allowance not enough, unless you like to live among construction workers who stare at you…
Modern Knowledge School Bahrain 5/23 evaluation 11 
After weeks of emailing the HR person, I got a response the night before I was due to fly out, that I was…
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia 5/22 evaluation 37
On behalf of all the parents I want to say a big thank you to the teachers – they are the best!…
Shanghai Singapore International School China 5/22 evaluation 14 
It was run like a wheel barrow with a loose front wheel…
Shen Wai International School China 5/22 evaluation 2 
Add a 3 hour ferry trip to your international trip when you fly from Hong Kong…
Glenelg School Abu Dhabi UAE 5/22 evaluation 24
I taught without textbooks for weeks after school started even though the books were in the storage room…
Colegio Alberto Einstein Quito Ecuador 5/21 evaluation 2
Highly positive experience for the right person and a largely negative experience for others…
Al Khor International School Qatar 5/21 evaluation 45 
The shock waves sent have created an atmosphere of tension and anxiety…
American Academy for Girls Kuwait 5/21 evaluation 9
In my opinion, AAG is trying to make things better for its employees and students…
American Academy for Girls Kuwait 5/20 evaluation 8 
It really is a wonderful school…
American School Marrakesh Morocco 5/20 evaluation 16
Working towards accreditation helps address areas to improve. Curriculum is becoming more established…
Hay Al Sharooq International School Oman 5/20 evaluation 5 
You will not have the good fortune of meeting too many locals. It’s not the ritzy Gulf lifestyle like in Dubai…
David Turner 5/21 (report 5)
Sekolah Ciputra, Indonesia
David Turner 5/19 (report 4)
Sekolah Ciputra, Indonesia
Sandra Rosentreter 5/19 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Dhaka Bangladesh
Michael Lee 5/19 First time reviewed on ISR
Overseas Family School Singapore
Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University Saudi Arabia 5/19 evaluation 2 
I was offered a position and given a week to think about it. I accepted & haven’t heard from them since…
Continental School Cairo Egypt 5/19 First time reviewed on ISR  
Village School Guatemala 5/19 evaluation 2
Do your research before you sign with this school…
Al Yasmina School Abu Dhabi UAE 5/19 evaluation 3 
The three sections I”ll cover are Aldar Academies company, Al Yasmina Primary, & Al Yasmina Secondary…
Play English Bilingual School Monza Italy 5/16 First time reviewed on ISR  
Universal American School Kuwait 5/16 evaluation 39
Yearbook was late. As a result, I was robbed of half my end of year bonus. It also happened to…
English School Fahaheel Kuwait 5/16 evaluation 9
Owners and directors of the school are supportive and leave teachers to teach…  
British School of Egypt 5/15 evaluation 7
No staff room so teachers can not get together and have a chat and unwind at any part of the day…
Hay Al Sharooq International School Oman 5/14 evaluation 4 
This was by far and away the most unprofessional administration I’ve ever worked under…
American School Durango Mexico 5/14 evaluation 7
Dalian American International School China 5/14 evaluation 3 
School is academically sound and works to that end. Overall the package is excellent…
American School Marrakesh 5/13 evaluation 15
No one knows why the secretary is in charge of pretty much everything & picks & chooses whether you get…
Unity High School Khartoum Sudan 5/13 evaluation 6
I had a great time at Unity High school. Party town it is not, but teachers make their own fun…
Edron Academy Mexico City 5/13 evaluation 2
Since the last review there was a power struggle and the previous head was unceremoniously thrown out…
International School Phnom Penh Cambodia 5/13 evaluation 20 
School is generally ticking along fine, as usual. Roll on the new school!…
Foundation Program Qatar University Qatar 5/12
First time reviewed on ISR  
Trillium International Trinidad &Tobago Trinidad 5/12 evaluation 2 
Overall the school gets a passing grade. When compared to other schools Trillium has acceptable wages…
British International School Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 5/12 evaluation 7 
I think this school needs a balanced opinion so I will try to give mine…
International School Dakar Senegal 5/12 evaluation 10
New head in 2014 (4th one in 3 years Expect to find a good school that wants to get better…
Barry Sutherland 5/9 (report 2)
International School of Phnom Penh Cambodia
Yang Guang Qing School Beijing Chuna 5/9 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Subic Philippines 5/9 evaluation 3
This school is newly formed …
SCL International School Koh Samui Thailand 5/9 First time reviewed on ISR
Holy Mary Catholic School Spain 5/8 First time reviewed on ISR
Kensington School Madrid Spain 5/8 evaluation 2
Overall, I enjoyed working here. I think it’s a nice school…
Dhahran Ahliyya Schools Saudi Arabia 5/7 First time reviewed on ISR
Al Khor International School Qatar 5/7 evaluation 44
Why this is going on is the question that comes to most minds?
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia 5/7 evaluation 36 
To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, they announced they have no knowledge of stipends to be paid…
Chadwick International Korea 5/6 evaluation 3
If you want to be around international teachers & students) you might want to opt for a job in Seoul…
Green School Indonesia 5/6 evaluation 4 
if you come, lured by the abundant media posts, here are some clues of what to expect & what not to expect….
Sascha Heckman 5/5 (report 7)
Shanghai American School Puxi China
Jalan Private School Oman 5/5 First time reviewed on ISR
Sekolah Ciputra Indonesia 5/5 evaluation 11
I could create, improvise and teach freely. That is invaluable…
Cambridge English School Hawalli Kuwait 5/5 evaluation 15 
Parent power is everywhere: what they want they get & apparently with no evaluation of consequences…
Compass International School Qatar 5/5 evaluation 4
Due to confusion in HR dept. two staff were refused emergency exit visas to see their dying fathers…
Andre Nel 5/2 (report 3)
British School in Baku Azerbaijan
Changchun American International School China 5/2 evaluation 8 
To get even simple items is time consuming & requires forms in English & Chinese, signed by 3 people….
Newton International School Qatar 5/2 evaluation 10
Working here is an experience but not necessarily worth having & make no mistake – you’ll work like a dog…
British School in Baku Azerbaijan 5/2 evaluation 9
They will write negative reviews but will never have the backbone to follow the proper procedures… 
Craig Randall 5/1 (report 2)
American Intern’l School Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Cairo American College Egypt 5/1 evaluation 14
If you have an opinion, keep it to yourself…
British School Caracas Venezuela 5/1 evaluation 4
One would think that after 60+ years the school would know how to efficiently run the simplest of things…
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