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American International School Budapest Hungary 8/31 evaluation 9 
Administration is more efficient than ever and is making a sincere effort to focus on overall excellence….
Emirates International School Jumeirah UAE 8/31 evaluation 8 
Student behaviour is getting increasingly worse and the management of it more ineffective…   
Colombo International School Sri Lanka 8/30 evaluation 2
It is getting very expensive to live here the locals see you as a tourist and constantly try to rip you off…
International School Heilgenhaus Germany 8/30 evaluation 6
Michael Chappell 8/30 First time reviewed on ISR
Colombo International School Sri Lanka
American International School Vietnam 8/29 evaluation 10 
The people who run this school live in a fantasy where everything is perfect, except the expats who…
Anglican International School Jerusalem Israel 8/29 evaluation 3 
Living in Israel and particularly Jerusalem was an excellent experience & opportunity. I would recommend it…
Phil Billings 8/29 (report 4)
The Anglican International School Jerusalem
American School Foundation of Monterrey Mexico 8/27 evaluation 7
If you think the person who wrote evaluation 5 is being an alarmist, have a look at this article…
Modern English School Egypt 8/27 evaluation 14
Parent power rules . A disheartening teaching experience. Take it on if you’re prepared to sell your soul for $$…
Sawsan Dajani 8/27 (report 6)
Modern English School Cairo Egypt
ISTEK Foundation Turkey 8/26 evaluation 3 
The ways they show you how not important you are are endless…
International School Aamby India 8/26 evaluation 7
Housing is good and those who enjoy quiet and peace will love it here…
Tashkent Ulubek International School 8/25 evaluation 8 
There followed a succession of attempts to intimidate me either directly or indirectly…
Shanghai United International School 8/25 evaluation 3 
Original International School Sweat Shop that all other greedy owners have tried to model themselves after… 
George Doelsch 8/25 (report 3)
Anglo American School of Moscow
American International School Vietnam 8/24 evaluation 9 
If you do a good job and stay away from the bitching people, you actually enjoy your life and students…
Mosaica American School India 8/24 First time reviewed on ISR 
Yesterday I woke up to an email saying my pay would be ceasing and I should find a new job…
Brian Horvath 8/23 First time reviewed on ISR 
American School of Tangier Morocco
Renaissance International School Vietnam 8/23 evaluation 11
I enjoyed my 3 years. Despite its problems the school has given me a lot of happy memories…
Tokyo YMCA International School Japan 8/23 evaluation 2 
School secretary runs the school. If she does not like you, your experience at the school will be hell…
Beth Pfannl 8/22 First time reviewed on ISR 
American Overseas School of Rome
International Bilingual School Hscinchu Taiwan 8/22 evaluation 2
Not on an American-style 180 day school calendar- instead you work 200 days and your holidays are…
American School of Brasilia 8/22 evaluation 8
I read the ISR reviews and dismissed them as over the top, but I’ve found them to contain a great deal of truth…
American Overseas School Rome 8/22 First time reviewed on ISR    
American International School Hong Kong 8/20 evaluation 3 
NIce people, nice students. interesting city and culture. poor salaries & benefits. poor technology…
The Codrington School Barbados 8/20 evaluation 2
The library and science lab are state of the art and the whole campus is wireless networked…
Shanghai Community International Schools 8/19 evaluation 15 
SCIS Pudong is a great community, has a very supportive staff and the people here are fun to work with…
Libby Naert – Principal 8/19 (report 2)
Manarat School for Learning Difficulties Kuwait
American Academy for Girls Kuwait 8/19 evaluation 6
Students are almost all ELL and there is no ELL or any kind of ‘special’ supports systems in place…
Ian Deakin 8/18 (report 5)
GEMS American Academy Abu Dhabi
Noblesse International School Philippines 8/18 evaluation 8 
School is not accredited and it would be unreasonable to expect this will happen within your life time…
Shanghai Community International China 7/17 evaluation 14 
Greed lets class sizes increase to higher than you would expect for a school that charges what they do…
American International School Vietnam 8/17 evaluation 8 
HR says, “you signed a contract that says we can make changes after you arrive!” HORRIBLE practice!…
Neil Mcburney 8/16 First time reviewed on ISR 
International School Aamby India
Anglo Chinese School International Singapore 8/16 evaluation 2 
I can only hope that this will be the worst professional experience I ever have…
Noblesse International School Philippines 8/16 evaluation 7
Used our white faces to endorse ‘International’ status but faied to recognize or implement any of our ideas…
Simon O’Grady 8/14 First time reviewed on ISR
British International School of Cairo Egypt
English International School Prague Czech Republic 8/15 evaluation 3 
City is great & money excellent…plenty of nice residential areas for families to live. Prague is brilliant…
Repton School Dubai UAE 8/15 evaluation 6
If you’re looking to sample the delights of Dubai & not worried about …
Renaissance International School Vietnam 8/13 evaluation 10
In general, students are just lovely to teach…
Gordon Eldridge 8/13 First time reviewed on ISR
K International School Japan
Matthew Bristow 8/13 First time reviewed on ISR
Etonhouse Int’l School Broadrick Campus Singapore
Bandung International School Indonesia 8/12 evaluation 4
Fantastic community school with wonderful students, dedicated teachers , supportive board & admin…
Mary Pazsit 8/12 (report 2)
Changchun American International School China
The Codrington School Barbados 8/11 First time reviewed on ISR 
John Boakes 8/11 (report 3)
Noblesse International School Philippines
Bob Imholt 8/11 First time reviewed on ISR
American School of Asuncion Paraguay
“The” International School of Macau China 8/10 evaluation 10 
School uses Alberta curriculum and works hard to ensure material is relevant & meaningful for students…
Surefoot American International School Nigeria 8/10 evaluation 5
This is a Nigerian school to the end…
Hana Kanan 8/9 (report 5)
International Academy Amman Jordan
Dasman Model School Kuwait 8/9 evaluation 16
I worked in rough neighborhoods with better supplies & behavior. Teachers threatened as well as bribed…
TED College Istanbul 8/9 evaluation 7 
Come if you don’t need a lot of direction, have a high threshold for frustration & can grin and bear it…
Changchun American International School China 8/8 First time reviewed on ISR
State-of-the-art ultra modern building. The school is well equipped…
International Academy Amman Jordan 8/8 evaluation 18 
Working hard to improve curricular & extra-c offerings, while gaining accreditation from CIS/NEASC…
Fundatia International British School Romania 8/6 evaluation 3 
I would like to assure all teachers that you will be valued and treated very well… (Kendall Peet/School Head)
Seoul Foreign School Korea 8/5 evaluation 5
Great package…
International School Panama 8/5 evaluation 3 
I am not disagreeing with the problems mentioned in the reviews, I do want to point out the positive about ISP…
K International School Japan 8/4 evaluation 12
Great staff, great city, great food, great culture, weak pay. The school is not Dante’s Inferno, but if you’re…
Etonhouse International School Broadrick Singapore 8/4 First time reviewed on ISR 
I would work there again only if it were not in Singapore…
Beijing International School BISS China 8/3 evaluation 2 
Generally life is good at BISS…
ISTEK Foundation Istanbul Turkey 8/3 evaluation 2
Changed the last day of school at the last minute, leaving teachers with long standing flights home unable to…
American International School Jeddah 8/2 evaluation 22
I have waited two years to write a response to evaluation 14. I am the infamous Ralph, writer of eval. 13… 
Verdala International School Malta 8/2 evaluation 3
The main task is to keep parents happy… 
American School of Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 8/2 evaluation 9 
Supposed salary scale is never disclosed. Some uncertified teachers paid more than certified teachers…
British Institute for Learning Development UAE 8/1 First time reviewed on ISR
Program includes sessions with occupational therapist, speech pathologist and counselling..
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