February Additions To ISR

Full List of Reviewed Schools
January 2020

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New School Reviews

• Cambridge International School Qatar 2/17 First time reviewed on ISR [2,441 words]

• GEMS American Academy Dubai UAE 2/17 review 24
Rewards to be found, but the cost is a heavy price to pay… [1,455 words]

• Albanian College Tirana Albania 2/17 review 21
Suggestions for safety improvements fall on deaf ears… [283 words]

• Shanghai American School Puxi China 2/17 review 39
Today, I am writing this review right here to say “enough”… [1,839 words]

• Raffles American School Bangkok Thailand 2/14 First time reviewed on ISR [1,356 words]

• Haileybury Almaty Kazakhstan 2/14 review 21
Issues with staff & Headmaster retention… [299 words]

• GEMS American Academy Dubai UAE 2/14 review 23
Class sizes are ridiculous & parents get whatever they want… [269 words]

• Taipei European School Taiwan 2/14 review 19
I find the atmosphere on campus to be very positive… [269 words]

• British International School Al Khobar Saudi Arabia 2/14 review 10
A‘great’ school is being ruined by a few admin… [2,002 words]

• Mooltripakdee International School Thailand 2/13 First time reviewed on ISR [126 words]

• British School Tashkent Uzbekistan 2/13 review 2
The resources across the board were dreadful… [199 words]

• Beijing International Bilingual Academy China 2/13 review 28
I’m finishing my two years & getting out as fast as possible… [465 words]

• Yangon International School Myanmar 2/13 review 21
To say that I was traumatized by my experience is putting it lightly… [886 words]

• Vanke School Pudong China 2/12 First time reviewed on ISR [385 words]

• QSI International School Yerevan Armenia 2/12 review 2
A hidden gem & great place for a teacher just getting started… [494 words]

• Affiliated HS South China Normal University China 2/12 review 5
Wonderful school, with great students & outstanding location… [214 words]

• Hoi An International School Vietnam 2/11 First time reviewed on ISR [456 words]

• New Cairo British International School Egypt 2/11 review 21
Teachers have been paid late twice this year… [637 words]

• Tsukuba International School Japan 2/11 review 8
How is this school still allowed to exist?… [104 words]

• Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong 2/10 First time reviewed on ISR [240 words]

• Escuela Campo Alegre Venzuela 2/10 review 14
2 years is probably enough as things stand now… [1,152 words]

• New English School Kuwait 2/10 review 6
One of the leading schools in Kuwait but slowly falling from grace… [847 words]

• Prague British International School Czech Republic 2/7 review 4
Prague is a fantastic city to live in!… [452 words]

• British School Nanjing China 2/7 review 11
It’s neither British, International nor, properly speaking, a school… [7,612 words]

• Mandalay International Science Academy Myanmar 2/6 First time reviewed on ISR [732 words]

• Tarsus American College/School Turkey 2/6 review 19
We just lost another new hire after 5 months on the job… [97 words]

• Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy China 2/6 review 15
Most teachers are leaving with a bad taste in their mouth… [179 words]

• Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy China 2/6 review 16
I came. I saw. I went away (as fast as I could)… [192 words]

• Kingsley International School Malaysia 2/5 First time reviewed on ISR [278 words]

• Kazakhstan International School Kazakhstan 2/5 review 12
This could be a great school, unfortunately… [102 words]

• Yoyogi International School Japan 2/5 review 3
Converted office buildings that are no longer fit for purpose… [212 words]

• Baku Modern School Azerbaijan 2/4 review 2
I believe its reputation is not going to stay clean… [585 words]

• Newton College Peru 2/4 review 4
A really friendly & welcoming place to work… [173 words]

• Shenzhen American International School China 2/4 review 13
Nice colleagues, but with massive turnover, they’ll be gone… [482 words]

• Foley’s School Cyprus 2/3 First time reviewed on ISR [321 words]

• Modern American School Jordan 2/3 review 5
A local school posing as international… [240 words]

• Yew Chung International School Chongqing China 2/3 review 2
Classrooms are small & underground like a WW2 bunker… [784 words]

Director & Principal Reports

• Doruk Gurkan 2/17 (Principal Report 6)
Shanghai Singapore International School China

• Frederic Bordaguibel-Labayle 2/17 (Principal Report 3)
Academia Cotopaxi Ecuador

• Roy Donnan 2/14 (Principal Report 2)
Shanghai United International School China

• Susan Havis 2/14 (Principal Report 3)
International Community School Jordan

• Mark Grittner 2/13 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR

Mooltripakdee International School Thailand

• Jeremy Simms 2/12 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR

QSI International School Yerevan Armenia

• Frederic Bordaguibel-Labayle 2/12 (Principal Report 2)
Academia Cotopaxi Ecuador

• Cindy Bin Tahal 2/11 (Principal Report 3)
Panaga School Brunei Darussalam

• Susan Havis 2/11 (Principal Report 2)
International Community School Jordan

• Frederic Bordaguibel-Labayle 2/10 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Academia Cotopaxi Ecuador

• David Dorn 2/7 (Director Report 2)
Universal American School UAE

• Stephanie Chattman 2/7 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR

Universal American School UAE

• Doruk Gurkan 2/7 (Principal Report 5)
Shanghai Singapore International School China

• Yuko Muir 2/5 (Director Report 3)
Yoyogi International School Japan

• Matthew Savage 2/5 (Director Report 3)
International Community School Jordan

• Imad Nassoura 2/4 (Principal Report 2)
Qatar Academy Al Wakra Qatar

• Omaya Zamel 2/3 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR

Modern American School Jordan

• Neil McBurney 2/3 (Principal Report 5)
Yew Chung International School Chongqing China

Full List of Reviewed Schools
January 2020