May Additions To ISR

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New School Reviews

• Harrow International School Thailand 5/31 review 12
Count on one hand the teaching senior staff who remain… [891 words]

• Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro Brazil 5/31 review 10
The dust has settled & now I can be less emotional… [537 words]

• Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro Brazil 5/31 review 11
Numerous reviews on ISR about the abuse of power… [194 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 5/31 review 13
ISR & the deluge of reviews are a hot potato in our school… [1,077 words]

• Gyeongnam International Foreign School Korea 5/30 review 24
I was hesitant to come after reading several reviews… [446 words]

• New Cairo British International School Egypt 5/30 review 53
I am very very pleased to be leaving… [278 words]

• Al Maha Academy for Boys Qatar 5/30 review 52
Lesson observations are there to humiliate… [228 words]

• Huamao International School China 5/27 review 23
I felt it important to write this review before I leave… [287 words]

• BASIS International School Guangzhou China 5/27 review 14
Such an awful experience… [562 words]

• American International School Abu Dhabi UAE 5/27 review 44
Risk professional jeopardy if you question any school polices… [231 words]

• International British School Alexandria Egypt 5/27 review 20
My body & soul feel drained from this experience… [125 words]

• Riyadh Schools Saudi Arabia 5/27 review 8
Western staff is overworked & expected to be greatful… [691 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 5/26 review 12
What we’ve achieved is nothing short of remarkable… [643 words]

• Nord Anglia School Nantong China 5/26 review 3
Admin negativity aside, the school itself is great… [430 words]

• Internationale Schule am Rhein Germany 5/26 review 22
The negative reviews are all correct but still do not go far enough… [575 words]

• King’s College International School Bangkok Thailand 5/26 review 3
I absolutely disagree with the last review… [153 words]

• GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE 5/25 review 29
You won’t advance your career, it may be career limiting… [620 words]

• Al Maha Academy for Boys Qatar 5/25 review 51
The inmates run the asylum… [880 words]

• American School El Salvador 5/25 review 6
We never felt as though we were in any danger… [217 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 5/24 review 11
This website is a hot topic in the staffroom… [875 words]

• British International School Phuket Thailand 5/24 review 15
It is such a shame to have to write a review like this… [594 words]

• American School El Salvador 5/23 review 5
A beautiful country, with an excellent climate… [528 words]

• Britannica International School China 5/23
First time reviewed on ISR [386 words]

• International School Beijing-Shunyi China 5/23 review 14
They are undoing a lot of the work done over the last 5+ years… [229 words]

• International Learning Group School Kosovo 5/20 review 3
In my opinion & experience review one is spot on… [66 words]

• Anglo-American School Moscow Russia 5/20 review 30
I hope this place will rise back to what it once was… [351 words]

• British International School Ukraine 5/20 review 79
Staff no longer get housing, health insurance, or a proper wage… [137 words]

• Nun Academy Saudi Arabia 5/20 review 13
They have a lot going on & not the right staff to execute it… [351 words]

• Brighton College Abu Dhabi UAE 5/19
First time reviewed on ISR [461 words]

• Dulwich International High School China 5/19 review 11
Read & consider all the reviews very carefully… [336 words]

• International School Ho Chi Minh City American Academy Vietnam 5/19 review 7
I like the school & will stay there as long as I can… [376 words]

• Al Maha Academy for Girls Qatar 5/19 review 27
I couldn’t bear to be a part of this daylight robbery… [368 words]

• International Learning Group School Kosovo 5/18 review 2
Overall, I’m very happy to be here… [753 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 5/18 review 10
This School is not worthy of the Harrow name… [742 words]

• Wellington College International China 5/18 review 21
In reality, many staff leave feeling disappointed & let down… [218 words]

• King’s College International School Wuxi China 5/18 review 4
Has lost vision as monetary interests override academic integrity… [271 words]

• Universal American School Kuwait 5/18 review 47
PD is dated & doesn’t integrate the newest practices… [370 words]

• International British School Alexandria Egypt 5/17 review 19
I am very very pleased to be leaving… [214 words]

• Dulwich College Beijing China 5/17 review 14
Financially driven decisions to benefit the shareholders… [167 words]

• Gyeonggi Suwon International School Korea 5/17 review 22
HOS called out teachers for leaving negative reviews on ISR… [845 words]

• Korea International School Jeju Campus Korea 5/17 review 19
Overall, the experience was better than I expected… [478 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 5/13 review 8
School ends in just over 50 days. Praying I can make it to the end… [733 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 5/13 review 9
Good name to have on a resume but that’s the only benefit… [978 words]

• King Henry VIII College Malaysia 5/13 review 3
Serious financial issues have existed since day one… [343 words]

• Concordian International School Thailand 5/12 review 7
Resources & budgets allocated for education are excellent… [164 words]

• Ascot International School Thailand 5/12 review 6
I feel that I’m working in a supportive environment… [594 words]

• Dulwich College Suzhou China 5/12 review 19
There is a strong sense of academic excellence… [311 words]

• Western International School Shanghai China 5/11 review 10
We decided to move on after many years at WISS… [381 words]

• British International School Ukraine 5/11 review 78
Wanted to comment on how things developed since Jan 2022… [486 words]

• Gyeonggi Suwon International School Korea 5/11 review 21
There are a lot of positive changes happening… [929 words]

• Baobab College Zambia 5/10
First time reviewed on ISR [159 words]

• Dulwich College Suzhou China 5/10 review 18
I thought I’d share my experience on three fronts… [171 words]

• Al Maha Academy for Girls Qatar 5/10 review 25
Job description & contract constantly change… [625 words]

• American School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 5/9 review 30
Lots odd things but if you keep your head down it isn’t too bad… [190 words]

• Vanke School Pudong China 5/9 review 2
Why YOU shouldn’t consider working here… [466 words]

• Bloomsbury School Thailand 5/9 review 3
Now in a very different place from what it once was… [339 words]

• Saint Andrew’s International Primary School Malawi 5/6 review 7
It will be nothing short of a miracle if this school survives… [594 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 5/6 review 7
I’d think twice about joining this circus… [465 words]

• Al Maha Academy for Girls Qatar 5/6 review 24
I read about the school & was shocked by the review… [754 words]

• British International School Phuket Thailand 5/5 review 14
We felt safe & looked after from start to finish… [172 words]

• Shanghai Singapore International School China 5/5 review 37
It is an ok place to begin teaching & develop… [538 words]

• Korea Foreign School Korea 5/5 review 6
There are positives & negatives, like any school… [216 words]

• Universal American School Kuwait 5/5 review 46
Housing is in a desolate area & a terrible state… [49 words]

• Saint Andrew’s International Primary School Malawi 5/4 review 6
Relentlessly increase teaching time at every opportunity… [176 words]

• International School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 5/4 review 30
I was surprised to see the previous review… [92 words]

• International British School Alexandria Egypt 5/4 review 17
Don’t join this establishment & spoil your time in Egypt!… [71 words]

• International British School Alexandria Egypt 5/4 review 18
I can’t actually think of anything much positive to write… [294 words]

• St. Andrews International School Sukhumvit 71 Thailand 5/3 review 8
Expectations are constantly changing, & efforts are wasted… [469 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 5/3 review 6
Personally, my time here has been a mixed bag… [573 words]

• American International School Abu Dhabi UAE 5/3 review 43
The school has experienced further decay internally… [307 words]

• British International School Ukraine 5/2 review 77
It’s unfortunate I have to write such a review… [1,256 words]

• King’s College International School Bangkok Thailand 5/2 review 2
The expansion means that things are ever-changing… [976 words]

• BASIS International School Guangzhou China 5/2 review 13
Don’t make the customer happy & your job is on the line… [484 words]

Director & Principal Reports

• Benjamin Wilkins 5/31 (Principal Report 2)
Korea International School Jeju Korea

• Rosie Hydar 5/30 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Repton International School Malaysia

• Michael Drennan 5/30 (Principal Report 5)
Repton International School Malaysia

• Lisa Ellery 5/26 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Western International School Shanghai China

• Polly Parker 5/25 (Director Report 3)
American School El Salvador

• Gaye Rawding 5/24 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Daystar Academy China

• Ron Sisson 5/24 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Uruguayan American School Uruguay

• Polly Parker 5/23 (Director Report 2)
American School El Salvador 

• Paul Ducharme 5/23 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Shekou International School China

• Madiha El Odessy 5/20 (Director Report 5)
International British School Alexandria Egypt

• Daniel Cummings 5/19 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Brighton College Abu Dhabi UAE

• Howard Lo 5/19 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Juntou International School Taiwan

• Russ Kupperstein 5/19 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International School Ouagadougou Burkina Faso

• Patrick Rich 5/18 (Director Report 5)
American International School Abu Dhabi UAE

• Marc Bourget 5/18 (Principal Report 2)
King Mongkhut International Demonstration School Thailand

• Douglas Sherrill 5/17 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
St. Paul American School Hanoi Vietnam

• Ruth Sanderson 5/17 (Principal Report 5)
Doha College Qatar

• Stephen Dexter 5/16 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Zagreb Croatia

• Michael Drennan 5/16 (Principal Report 4)
Repton International School Malaysia

• David Cole 5/13 (Director Report 15)
British International School Ukraine 

• Michael Schreider 5/13 (Principal Report 3)
Branksome Hall Asia Korea

• Aaron Chowning 5/12 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Concordia International School Shanghai China

• Brooke Pickett 5/12 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Australian International School Sharjah UAE

• Anthony Coles 5/11 (Director Report 3)
Dulwich College Beijing China

• Barry Sutherland 5/11 (Director Report 3)
American International School of Vietnam 

• Kathryn Simms 5/10 (Principal Report 3)
Raha International School UAE

• Nicola Moodley 5/10 (Principal Report 3)
Al Sahwa Schools Oman

• George Palmer 5/9 (Principal Report 4)
British School Caracas Venezuela

• Terry Howard 5/9 (Director Report 4)
Chiang Mai International School Thailand

• Terry Howard 5/9 (Director Report 5)
Chiang Mai International School Thailand

• Steve McLuckie 5/6 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Australian International School Sharjah UAE

• Anthony Pickett 5/6 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Australian International School Sharjah UAE

• Victoria McLuckie 5/6 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Australian International School Sharjah UAE

• Stephen West 5/5 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
TH School Vietnam

• Peter Dickinson 5/5 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
St. George’s The British International School Germany

• Mark Broom 5/4 (Principal Report 2)
Gyeonggi Suwon International School Korea

• Michele Lajoie 5/4 (Principal Report 5)
Gyeonggi Suwon International School Korea

• Robert Mullins 5/3 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Wahaha Bilingual School Hangzhou China

• Rachel Dent 5/3 (Principal Report 3)
Harrow Beijing China

• Michael Drennan 5/3 (Principal Report 3)
Repton International School Malaysia 

• Sarah Thomas 5/2 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
British International School Ukraine 

• Madiha El Odessy 5/2 (Director Report 3)
International British School Alexandria Egypt

• Madiha El Odessy 5/2 (Director Report 4)
International British School Alexandria Egypt

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