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International School Dhaka Bangladesh 3/30 evaluation 12 
” This school and this country are little jewels along the international school journey…” 
American School (Colegio Americano) Guatemala 3/30 evaluation 12 
Package and support is excellent as is school provided housing. Guatemala City is very dangerous… 
Kaust School at King Abdullah University Saudi Arabia 3/30 evaluation 4 
We know now not to accept a contract with a school that puts you through this…. 
Utahloy International School Zeng Cheng China 3/29 evaluation 7 
The students are the only redeeming quality of this school…
Tarsus American College Turkey 3/29 evaluation 9
They pay you well and on time. Cost of living is very low, lots of places of interest around…..
Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand 3/28 evaluation 32 
After reading a few of the more recent reviews regarding Ruamrudee, I can’t help but respond…
ACS International Schools Egham Campus UK 3/28 evaluation 2 
Well resourced and willing to “find” money if something is truly needed. Daily schedule very manageable…
Shanghai Singapore International School China 3/27 evaluation 8
I’m perfectly satisfied to be working here so why bother wasting time just to praise the boss anonymously!?…
Al Nibras International School Kuwait 3/27 evaluation 2 
Admin is powerless to make any changes in the school & enforce discipline on most behaviorally difficult kids…
Joanne Chua 3/26 (report 2)
Shanghai Singapore International School China
Nora Al-Dahery 3/26 First time reviewed on ISR
Al Nibras International School Kuwait
Dulwich College Shanghai China 3/26 evaluation 7
Curriculum made up on weekly basis with teachers trying their best, but with no resources and nothing…
American Cooperative School of Tunis Tunisia 3/26 evaluation 17 
It’s a mixed experience living and working here, but overall worth spending a few years…
The International School of Azerbaijan 3/26 evaluation 11
Azerbaijan is an interesting place to live and TISA is a wonderful school to be a part of…
Tara Waudby 3/23 HS Admin First time reviewed on ISR
The American School of Kuwait
Allan Bredy 3/23 (report 3)
American Cooperative School of Tunis Tunisia
Barry Sutherland 3/23 First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Phnom Penh
Fundacion Colegio Americano de Quito Ecuador 3/23 evaluation 3
Great place to start your career in education!!! However, you cannot save any money, I had to….
Pan American School Bahia Salvador 3/23 evaluation 2 
Strategic plan is created without stakeholder input and created board of directors and admin team, only…
Joanne Chua 3/22 First time reviewed on ISR
Shanghai Singapore International School China
David Toze 3/22 (report 7)
International School Manila Philippines
Mohammed Ali Othman National School Yemen 3/22 evaluation 3 
Principal is trying really hard to turn this school into English school…
Dulwich College Shanghai China 3/22 evaluation 6
Ridiculous requirements are expected. Every piece of work must be assessed and noted. Every single piece…
Philip Stewart 3/21 First time reviewed on ISR
Dulwich College Shanghai China
International British School Alexandria Egypt 3/21 evaluation 4 
At last this school is moving in the right direction…
LIWA International School UAE 3/21 evaluation 4
Physically, the school looks good from the outside…  
Marc Coleman 3/20 (report 2)
International British School of Alexandria Egypt
Kensington School Madrid Spain 3/20 First time reviewed on ISR
This is not an International School. It is a local private Spanish school posing as a British school…
English School for Girls Kuwait 3/20 evaluation 2
As for resources, let’s not even go there. Censorship is such it’s a wonder any books are on the shelves…
Michael Cyrus 3/19 First time reviewed on ISR
Thai-Chinese International School Thailand
Thai-Chinese International School Thailand 3/19 evaluation 32
I read some of these reviews on ISR, and I was shocked. Thankfully, none of this turned out to be true…
American School of Marrakesh Morocco 3/19 evaluation 7 
We are a group of staff who would like to give a more balanced & fair review of the school…
The International School of Azerbaijan 3/19 evaluation 10 
TISA provides a great package and Baku is a beautiful city. Travel outside Baku is a great experience…
Al Maha Academy Qatar 3/16 evaluation 5
The problems here are many but it is the appalling discipline of the students that breaks teachers here…
Sir James Henderson School Italy 3/16 evaluation 2
Facilities at the school are quite limited due to size so sporting facilities are at a local shared venue…
New School International School Georgia 3/16 evaluation 8 
School is very small and cramped and definitely overcrowded. Access to equipment & funding is…
English Playgroup and Primary School Kuwait 3/15 First time reviewed on ISR
Teachers who stay favour the lack of classroom monitoring, low extra curricular duties…
Beanstalk International Bilingual School China 3/15 evaluation 6
It seems the school thinks you can find an apartment, classroom, local amenities by mind reading…
Montessori British School Colombia 3/14 First time reviewed on ISR 
Glenelg School Abu Dhabi UAE 3/14 evaluation 9
I workt at the Madinat Zayed campus. Our campus is new and we haven’t had the problems…
American School of Marrakesh Morocco 3/13 evaluation 6 
Terrible environment for expat children to endure. Single women should be strongly cautioned…
Kaust School at King Abdullah University Saudi Arabia 3/13 evaluation 3 
We are continually reminded to error on the side of caution, and to be careful regarding…
QSI Shenzhen / Futian Campus, China 3/13 evaluation 2 
Foreign faculty were hauled into the local immigration police office in 2011 and let off with a warning…
Korea Kent Foreign School Korea 3/13 evaluation 3 
School lacks basic resources & supplies such as computers for students,a library for grades 6-12, a gym…
Escuela Internacional de Sampedrana Honduras 3/12 evaluation 21
I’ve had mostly good experiences at this school for the past 5 years. I’ve had many opportunities…
American International School Vietnam 3/12 evaluation 13 
My contract was terminated with no due process & AIS even tried to withhold my last month’s salary…
American International School Kuwait 3/12 evaluation 57 
The nightmare of student behavior aside, it’s not a bad school to work at…
Muscat International School Oman 3/12 evaluation 14
It is disappointing to note the previous posting about MIS…
Gulf English School Qatar 3/9 evaluation 22
Kids are lively, but are also very sweet, lacking that streetwise ‘attitude’ so prevalent in the West…
Qatar Leadership Academy 3/9 evaluation 6
Package is one of the best in the gulf, but look at number of staff leaving to see how many people think money…
Hanoi International School Vietnam 3/9 evaluation 4
School is easy to teach in, and as the students are high achievers they allow you to teach to your maximum… 
Mohammed Ali Othman National School Yemen 3/9 evaluation 2 
My resignation was met with abuse and non payment of salary…
Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand 3/8 evaluation 31 
Last year almost the entire administration changed…
Sekolah Lentera Kasih Indonesia 3/8 evaluation 3 
As a parent of an expat child at this school, I am…
Thai-Chinese International School Bangplee Thailand 3/8 evaluation 31
I love my teaching here. What I found was a very good faculty and…
Muscat International School Oman 3/8 evaluation 13
My concern is for teachers who have not registered with ISR and who know nothing about this place…
Brian MacCormack 3/7  First time reviewed on ISR
Muscat International School Oman 
Antwerp International School Belgium 3/7 evaluation 12
Good school with a great staff…
Fundacion Colegio Americano de Quito Ecuador 3/7 evaluation 2
International School Myanmar 3/7 evaluation 16
Yangon is a really interesting place & I’ll miss it next year when I’m not here. But I won’t miss the school admin…
International School Zug Switzerland 3/7 evaluation 5
Yogyakarta International School Indonesia 3/6 First time reviewed on ISR
Governance structure means a volunteer parent Board are the highest authority.
Lakkshya International School India 3/6 First time reviewed on ISR  
International School of Myanmar 3/6 evaluation 16
Myanmar is a fabulous, if at times challenging country to travel in. This is unspoiled Asia…
iCAN British International School Cambodia 3/6 evaluation 4
American International School Kuwait 3/5 evaluation 56
I’m sure you’ve read the other reviews so I won’t bore you with more of the same. The low-down is…
Beijing World Youth Academy 3/5 First time reviewed on ISR 
Gulf English School Kuwait 3/5 evaluation 4
I was offered a high enough salary only to find my salary was to be cut…
Berlin Metropolitan School Germany 3/2 evaluation 2 
After enthusiastically being offered a contract, which I accepted…
Cochabamba Cooperative School Bolivia 3/2 evaluation 5
The visa process was an unending nightmare and taxes owed, with only two days notice at 28%…
Al Khor International School Qatar 3/2 evaluation 23
The real losers here are the children we teach. The winners are those at the top of the pecking order…
Debra Lane 3/2 (report 7)
Shanghai American School China
Seoul Foreign School Korea 3/1 evaluation 6
I would recommend the school if you are a conservative Christian and a well-qualified teacher….
Colegio Roosevelt Lima (FDR) 3/1 evaluation 9
Let the facts speak for themselves…
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