October Additions To ISR

Full List of Reviewed Schools
September 2020

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New School Reviews

• Shanghai United International School China 10/27 review 20
SUIS Gubei is a nice school to work at for the most part… [459 words]

• Yew Wah International Education School Shanghai Lingang China 10/27 review 2
Very active heads demand a very uniformed, robotic approach to learning… [1,029 words]

• Edubridge International School India 10/26 review 2
If you love India this is an amazing experience… [280 words]

• Peking University Experimental School China 10/26 review 3
A Chinese school with a small international program… [363 words]

• Wellington College International China 10/23 review 15
Staff are treated like cattle and are worked into the ground… [94 words]

• British School Kuwait 10/23 review 15
Read the reviews & still come here, you’ve no one to blame but yourself… [192 words]

• GEMS American Academy Dubai UAE 10/23 review 28
Do your research, keep all this in mind, and you won’t be disappointed… [177 words]

• Sunway International School Iskandar Malaysia 10/22
First time reviewed on ISR [886 words]

• European School Georgia 10/22
First time reviewed on ISR [191 words]

• Swiss International Scientific School Dubai UAE 10/22 review 4
I would happily work at SISD again… [401 words]

• Misk Schools Saudi Arabia 10/22 review 3
It is a chaotic, frightening & turbulent workplace… [1,306 words]

• Gyeonggi Suwon International School Korea 10/21 review 16
Takes PD seriously & teachers are all highly equipped… [196 words]

• Park International School Portugal 10/21 review 2
Decisions are made without much teacher input… [133 words]

• British School Alexandria Egypt 10/21 review 15
Wouldn’t recommend this school to my worst enemy right now… [368 words]

• International School Macao 10/20 review 27
I am so happy I made the decision to make this school my first in my career… [528 words]

• GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE 10/20 review 17
We all hope to get back to the outstanding & safe school we once were… [654 words]

• EtonHouse Malaysia International School Malaysia 10/19 review 7
A work culture that is less than desirable for those who speak up… [368 words]

• Haileybury Astana Kazakhstan 10/19 review 12
There are pros & cons but as time’s gone on the cons have become stronger… [187 words]

• APU International School Vietnam 10/19 review 5
They promise you things but then don’t deliver… [307 words]

• Prem Tinsulanonda International School Thailand 10/19 review 16
It’s amazing the damage one person can do in such a short span of time… [569 words]

• PDO School Oman 10/16
First time reviewed on ISR [827 words]

• British School Bucharest Romania 10/16 review 9
There are some very good things about this school… [657 words]

• International School Macao 10/16 review 26
I enjoyed my time & would love to return someday… [152 words]

• Wellington College International China 10/16 review 14
If I have one wish, it’s that it rises to the level of the image it promotes… [677 words]

• Korea International School Korea 10/15 review 23
Overall, an awesome place but the air quality has become a concern… [536 words]

• International School Macao 10/15 review 25
People come to work for two years & end up staying for ten… [675 words]

• International School the Hague Netherlands 10/15 review 8
The moral at this school was very negative & not welcoming… [243 words]

• Dulwich College Seoul Korea 10/14 review 2
The community is fine but a bit cold & not as friendly as other schools… [242 words]

• American International School Guangzhou China 10/14 review 19
I’m very happy at AISG… [822 words]

• Lucaya International School Bahamas 10/14 review 3
The staff, SLT, & Principal are trying very hard to move the school forward… [661 words]

• American International School Abu Dhabi UAE 10/14 review 30
The truth is with the many similar reports… [772 words]

• Network International School Myanmar 10/13 review 5
This is the weak link in the school… [2,484 words]

• New Cairo British International School Egypt 10/13 review 26
More management dismissals are expected before the winter break… [92 words]

• Woodstock International School India 10/13 review 6
Has its ups & downs, but I think it’s important to highlight the many positives… [721 words]

• Network International School Myanmar 10/12 review 4
Management failings are not limited to it’s reaction to COVID… [536 words]

• Wycombe Abbey International School China 10/12 review 30
You can tell straight away what this school is all about – money, money money… [181 words]

• Carol Morgan School Dominican Republic 10/12 review 21
Only if at the end of your career, in good health & don’t plan to go anywhere else… [687 words]

• British Vietnamese International School Hanoi Vietnam 10/9 review 22
In view of recent experience I believe it prudent to provide an updated review… [405 words]

• St. Dominic’s International School Portugal 10/9 review 64
Most of the staff are inexperienced local teachers with no int’l experience… [261 words]

• St. George’s The British International School Germany 10/9 review 5
As with everything, context is everything, but I’d recommend this school… [252 words]

• Wellington College International China 10/8 review 13
I truly hope this review gives individuals a fair insight into the school… [564 words]

• Network International School Myanmar 10/8 review 3
One has to look beyond the COVID crisis… [696 words]

• Times College China 10/8 review 6
This description is not hyperbole, I wish it wasn’t so starkly real… [590 words]

• Utahloy International School Zeng Cheng China 10/7 review 16
The salary is appropriate with the cost of living, though quite low for China… [453 words]

• A’Takamul International School Kuwait 10/7 review 45
There are presently thirty-five people with lawsuits against the owners… [1,449 words]

• Enka Schools Turkey 10/7 review 20
In the twilight of your career & looking for an easy post, this is your school… [824 words]

• Rong Qiao Sedbergh School China 10/6
First time reviewed on ISR [775 words]

• Colegio Roosevelt (American School) Lima Peru 10/6 review 12
Should’ve known there’d be problems when he fell asleep during my interview… [311 words]

• Manor Hall International School UAE 10/6 review 4
If you aren’t creating financial value for the school, you won’t last long… [101 words]

• GEMS American Academy Dubai UAE 10/5 review 27
A private school that accepts any and all students… [113 words]

• International School Azerbaijan 10/5 review 19
Everyday I felt welcomed at TISA and if I could return, I would do so in a heartbeat… [182 words]

• Khartoum International Community School Sudan 10/5 review 26
Events of the last 2 years have had a negative impact on the school… [582 words]

• American International School Guangzhou China 10/2 review 18
I was initially reluctant about China, but ended up liking it… [447 words]

• American School Asuncion Paraguay 10/2 review 13
I enjoyed my time working at ASA & the tranquilo vibe in Paraguay… [411 words]

• British Columbia Canadian International School Egypt 10/2 review 3
If you want Northern Africa/Middle East, then BCCIS is a good choice… [1,126 words]

• International School Basel Switzerland 10/1 review 3
60% are not int’l educators but British teachers in an int’l setting… [185 words]

• Dalian American International School China 10/1 review 7
Overall a Good school on beautiful campus!… [141 words]

• British School Bucharest Romania 10/1 review 8
It’s been a deflating experience working at BSB… [381 words]

Director & Principal Reports

• Jeroen Gakes 10/27 (Principal Report 8)
Yew Wah Int’l Ed. School Shanghai China

• April Yetsko 10/27 (Director Report 4)
Magen David Academy Panama

• Sophio Bazadaze 10/26 (Director Report 4)
European School Georgia

• Marina Chelidze 10/26 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
European School Georgia

• Matt Aston 10/26 (Principal Report 5)
Haileybury Almaty Kazakhstan

• Richard Davidson 10/26 (Principal Report 4)
Tenby Schools Ipoh Malaysia

• Saima Rana 10/23 (Director Report 12)
GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE

• Cindy Bin Tahal 10/23 (Principal Report 11)
Panaga School Brunei Darussalam

• Lakhana Tavedikul 10/21 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American School Bangkok Thailand

• Saima Rana 10/20 (Director Report 11)
GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE

• Louise Lowndes 10/20 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE

• Debbie Badawi 10/19 (Principal Report 2)
Vision International School Qatar

• Paul Fandre 10/16 (Principal Report 2)
GEMS United School UAE

• Gary Webster 10/15 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International Community School Jordan

• Ian Hopkins 10/15 (Principal Report 3)
International Community School Jordan 

• Rachel Keys 10/15 (Director Report 3)
Prem Tinsulanonda Int’l School Thailand

• Tammy Murphy 10/14 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
GEMS American Academy Dubai UAE

• Imad Nassoura 10/14 (Principal Report 3)
Qatar Academy Al Wakra Qatar

• Debbie Badawi 10/13 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Vision International School Qatar

• Hugh Schoolman 10/13 (Principal Report 3)
Yangon International School Myanmar

• Bernhard Gademann 10/12 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Institut auf dem Rosenberg Switzerland

• Saima Rana 10/12 (Director Report 10)
GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE

• Richard Tangye 10/9 (Director Report 17)
St. Dominic’s International School Portugal

• Patrick Rich 10/8 (Director Report 3)
American International School Abu Dhabi UAE

• Michael Dumbell 10/7 (Principal Report 8)
St. Dominic’s International School Portugal

• Glen Radojkovich 10/6 (Director Report 7)
GEMS International School Al Khail UAE

• Gary Robson 10/5 (Director Report 3)
Ayeyarwaddy International School Myanmar

• Saima Rana 10/5 (Principal Report 9)
GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE

• Eleanor Prescott 10/2 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Wellington College International China

• Glen Radojkovich 10/2 (Director Report 6)
GEMS International School Al Khail UAE

• Tim Walsh 10/1 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International School Basel Switzerland

• Tico Oms 10/1 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International School Basel Switzerland

Full List of Reviewed Schools
September 2020