October Additions To ISR

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New School Reviews

• Wellington College International China 10/31 review 22
Most reviews on this website give a reasonable overview… [953 words]

• Garden International School Thailand 10/31 review 19
There’s little to no emphasis on academics… [297 words]

• Korea International School Korea 10/31 review 26
KIS is a wonderful place to work… [573 words]

• American School Milan Italy 10/31 review 13
Hands down the best admin I’ve ever worked with… [218 words]

• American School of Brasilia Brazil 10/28 review 11
We struggle with offering 3 types of curricula… [161 words]

• Malvern College Egypt 10/28 review 26
Paid late three times & forced to accept cash… [303 words]

• British International School Riyadh Saudi Arabia 10/28 review 14
Only half term & teachers are burned out already… [232 words]

• Shekou International School China 10/28 review 11
SIS is morphed into a second rate version of itself… [240 words]

• The Global College Spain 10/27
First time reviewed on ISR [452 words]

• Brave Generation Academy Portugal 10/27
First time reviewed on ISR [134 words] 

• St. Catherine’s British School Greece 10/27 review 2
A school that aims for mediocrity & fails to achieve it… [402 words]

• Uptown International School UAE 10/27 review 10
Teaching, learning & behavior declined in the last couple of years… [568 words]

• Shanghai United International School China 10/26 review 27
As a teacher, don’t expect any support from the management… [886 words]

• British International School Tunis Tunisia 10/26 review 8
Go with the flow & don’t expect too much… [384 words]

• BASIS International School Hangzhou China 10/26 review 4
Huge disconnect between what they provide & what’s appropriate… [424 words]

• English School Mongolia 10/26 review 2
Students are well-behaved, respectful & love their school… [427 words]

• ABA Oman International School Oman 10/25 review 18
A decent school that’s on a decline in the last 2-3 years… [344 words]

• International School Krakow Poland 10/25 review 7
A small school with caring staff… [303 words]

• International School Myanmar 10/25 review 41
I have to write to correct some of the unfair comments… [1,083 words]

• K International School Tokyo Japan 10/24 review 26
Accounting often makes payment “errors”… [453 words]

• Wuhan Ulink College of China Optics Valley China 10/21 review 5
This is not an int’l school environment… [64 words]

• Changchun American International School China 10/21 review 17
One year fairly decent, the other a living nightmare… [1,130 words]

• Kuwait Bilingual School Kuwait 10/21 review 6
My personal experience has always been very positive… [238 words]

• GEMS American Academy Dubai UAE 10/20 review 30
Wish I’d asked these questions in the interview… [622 words]

• American International School Egypt 10/20 review 49
On the whole, AISE main campus is a good place to work… [455 words]

• Regent School Abuja Nigeria 10/19 review 8
Review from Principal & CEO… [642 words]

• HD Schools Ningbo China 10/19 review 8
I feel lied to. It’s only October & I don’t want to be here… [254 words]

• Surabaya Intercultural School Indonesia 10/18 review 17
The overall working & living environment was tense… [212 words]

• International Programs School Saudi Arabia 10/18 review 13
Taken benefits away that used to be a normal part of our package… [655 words]

• British School Bucharest Romania 10/17 review 13
Show me a teacher who’s happy here & I’ll show you a liar… [519 words]

• Riyadh Schools Saudi Arabia 10/17 review 10
If you’re up for a challenge.. it is worth considering… [405 words]

• Escuela Internacional de Sampedrana Honduras 10/17 review 25
Negatives here & there, but the positives really outweigh them… [411 words]

• Korea International School Korea 10/14 review 25
Things are planned, announced, or changed at the last minute… [592 words]

• Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt Peru 10/14 review 13
Teachers that push for academic rigor are fired… [252 words]

• Yangon Academy International School Myanmar 10/14 review 4
This was completely missing from prior reviews… [474 words]

• International School Dhaka Bangladesh 10/14 review 42
Nothing to look forward to, you come, teach & go home… [194 words]

• St. Paul American School Hanoi Vietnam 10/13 review 16
You’ll largely be left to do your own thing… [1,039 words]

• Morna International College Ibiza Spain 10/13 review 5
Most new staff have struggled to fit in… [670 words]

• Robert College Istanbul Turkey 10/12 review 9
RC when I first arrived is sadly not the same as when I left… [411 words]

• Suzhou Singapore International School China 10/12 review 69
Many more problems & recent posts aren’t exaggerations… [397 words]

• British International School Tunis Tunisia 10/11 review 6
If you’re offered a job, please negotiate your salary well… [943 words]

• British International School Tunis Tunisia 10/11 review 7
Everything you have read is true… [276 words]

• American International School Jeddah Saudi Arabia 10/11 review 68
Policy changes almost weekly… [109 words]

• Lyford Cay International School Bahamas 10/10 review 7
Cost of living is going up & salary is no longer competitive… [154 words]

• Suzhou Singapore International School China 10/10 review 68
Fifty of my colleagues left last June… [403 words]

• Harrow Innovation Leadership Academy Haikou China 10/10 review 3
If you’re a yes sir no sir person this is the school for you… [449 words]

• American School Guatemala 10/7 review 23
This school’s been a pleasant surprise & impressive… [153 words]

• Tashkent International School Uzbekistan 10/7 review 14
A humane & lovely place to work… [473 words]

• British International School Tunis Tunisia 10/7 review 5
The same mistakes are repeated over & over… [313 words]

• HD Shanghai Bilingual School China 10/6
First time reviewed on ISR [654 words]

• Al Maha Academy for Boys Qatar 10/6 review 53
When I say school I mean business… [224 words]

• VinSchool Vietnam 10/5 review 7
I did it so you don’t have to… [920 words]

• Suzhou Singapore International School China 10/5 review 67
Should change its name to Land of Broken Promises… [1,146 words]

• International School Trieste Italy 10/3 review 9
Teachers in favor are given more resources… [365 words]

• Dulwich College Suzhou China 10/3 review 22
There’s no sense of collaboration or goals set as a whole… [587 words]

Director & Principal Reports

• Grace McCallum 10/28 (Director Report 6)
American School of Brasilia Brazil

• Alun Thomas 10/28 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American School Vietnam

• Andy Ferguson 10/27 (Principal Report 4)
Vientiane International School Laos

• Thomas Garside 10/26 (Principal Report 3)
British International School Tunis Tunisia 

• Benjamin Felton 10/25 (Principal Report 2)
HD Schools Ningbo China

• Emily Vallance 10/24 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International School Penang Malaysia

• Grace McCallum 10/24 (Director Report 5)
American School of Brasilia Brazil

• John Powell 10/21 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Lagos Nigeria

• David Schult 10/21 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Lagos Nigeria

• Jacinth Gurdon 10/20 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Dulwich College Beijing China

• Neil Cooper 10/19 (Principal Report 6)
Malvern College Egypt

• Gareth Jones 10/18 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International School Phnom Penh Cambodia

• Becky Read 10/17 (Principal Report 7)
George Washington Academy Morocco

• Colin Webster 10/17 (Director Report 3)
George Washington Academy Morocco

• Becky Read 10/13 (Principal Report 6)
George Washington Academy Morocco

• Brett Warfield 10/12 (Principal Report 4)
MEF International School Istanbul Turkey

• Colin Webster 10/11 (Director Report 2)
George Washington Academy Morocco

• Marcella Romano 10/10 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Harrow Innovation Leadership Academy Haikou China

• Stephanie Cifuentes 10/7 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American School Guatemala

• Patricia Marshall 10/7 (Director Report 2)
American School Guatemala

• Craig Tsuji 10/6 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Vietnam

• Justin Boyd 10/5 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
St. Johnsbury Academy Korea

• Steven Gaynor 10/4 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Shanghai Singapore International School China

• Leo Buckley 10/4 (Director Report 6)
St. George International School Bulgaria

• Christophe Henry 10/4 (Principal Report 6)
Jakarta Intercultural School Indonesia

• Carrie Pierson 10/3 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International School Trieste Italy

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