October Additions To ISR

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New School Reviews

• Miras International School Almaty Kazakhstan 10/31 review 26
It’s trying to be all things to all people… [143 words]

• Aldenham Prep School Saudi Arabia 10/31 review 5
My advice is keep quiet & get out as soon as you can… [133 words]

• Yangon International School Myanmar 10/31 review 24
A cautionary tale—a warning to educators & parents alike… [495 words]

• Dubai Schools Al Barsha UAE 10/30 review 10
It’s very much same sh**, different day… [537 words]

• BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour China 10/30 review 17
3 Heads of School in 3 years while I worked there… [1,697 words]

• International School Dongguan China 10/27 review 9
Illegally broke my contract & fired me… [379 words]

• Doha British School Qatar 10/27 review 12
I expect this will result in many leaving this year… [261 words]

• Chadwick International Korea 10/27 review 15
Sadly, there is a lot wrong with this school… [521 words]

• San Juan del Sur Day School Nicaragua 10/26
First time reviewed on ISR [263 words]

• Trinity International School Bangkok Thailand 10/26
First time reviewed on ISR [410 words]

• St. Mary’s International School Vietnam 10/26
First time reviewed on ISR [966 words]

• Kumamoto International School Japan 10/26
First time reviewed on ISR [494 words]

• Hanoi Toronto School Vietnam 10/25 review 3
I must be teaching roughly 120-140 classes a month… [245 words]

• School of Research Science UAE 10/25 review 6
Every move you make they’ll be watching you… [538 words]

• PACE British School UAE 10/25 review 2
The classrooms are small & cramped… [310 words]

• Raha International School UAE 10/25 review 11
Their once-sterling reputation is at risk… [626 words]

• New Cairo British International School Egypt 10/25 review 70
Daily unnecessary stress as plans are changed & mismanaged… [194 words]

• International School Sacred Heart Japan 10/24 review 8
Not strenuous, but don’t expect much opportunity for growth… [396 words]

• Misk Schools Saudi Arabia 10/24 review 33
In present form, it’s a cancer on the teaching profession… [457 words]

• Dhirubhai Ambani International School India 10/24 review 7
Is NOT an int’l school by any standard… [924 words]

• Enka Schools Turkey 10/24 review 21
m8bet mobile loginA good package, but how long it’ll last is anyone’s guess… [232 words]

• Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro Brazil 10/24 review 15
I would not recommend this EARJ to anyone… [415 words]

• CfBT Project Brunei Darussalam 10/23 review 26
Anyone who voices an opinion finds themselves out in the cold… [176 words]

• Uptown International School Egypt 10/23 review 3
Several overseas hires have left before their contracts expired… [305 words]

• Pan American School Porto Alegre Brazil 10/23 review 5
Short-term solutions, not sustainability… [442 words]

• Swiss International School Qatar 10/20 review 7
There is no good from working here… [388 words]

• Aldenham Prep School Saudi Arabia 10/20 review 4
A business pretending to deliver education… [213 words]

• Dar Essalam American School Morocco 10/20 review 4
I’ve never written an ISR review before… [761 words]

• Canadian International School Vietnam 10/19 review 14
Has its pros & cons but overall I’m very happy… [538 words]

• Invento The Uzbek International School Uzbekistan 10/19 review 4
Has good facilities but poor leadership… [129 words]

• Aldenham Prep School Saudi Arabia 10/18 review 3
Another cash cow business masquerading as a school… [109 words]

• Al Sahwa Schools Oman 10/18 review 50
It used to be a fun place to work… [1,752 words]

• Cambridge International School Slovakia 10/18 review 3
Want to get away with the bare minimum?… [376 words]

• Harrow International School Thailand 10/17 review 17
The school community feels completely different now… [131 words]

• British School Bucharest Romania 10/17 review 14
Wish I’d subscribed to ISR before committing to attend… [3,117 words]

• American International School Vietnam 10/16 review 51
Everything said in previous reviews about pay is true… [1,062 words]

• British School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 10/16 review 12
The institution places a strong emphasis on profitability… [490 words]

• Tsukuba International School Japan 10/13 review 18
TIS is the easiest way to land a job in Japan… [410 words]

• Misk Schools Saudi Arabia 10/13 review 32
I wish my experiences aligned with the vision I was sold… [189 words]

• Colegio Internacional de Carabobo Venezuela 10/13 review 14
Have deteriorated almost beyond recognition… [279 words]

• United Lisbon International School Portugal 10/13 review 3
A true international (IBDP) school… [521 words]

• The Arbor School UAE 10/12
First time reviewed on ISR [489 words]

• International Bilingual m8bet mobile loginSchool Hsinchu Taiwan 10/12 review 10
Constant changing of the school admin… [240 words]

• International Learning Group School Kosovo 10/12 review 6
You’ll get ample IB training here… [172 words]

• United School Tokyo Japan 10/12 review 9
Gaslighting is the main theme of the admin… [564 words]

• American School Taichung Taiwan 10/12 review 10
A very small Taiwanese private school… [331  words]

• Leysin American School Switzerland 10/12 review 15
If you can give up privacy & a personal life, you’ll be fine… [333 words]

• Advanced Learning Schools Saudi Arabia 10/12 review 6
Glad I took the negative reviews with a grain of salt… [170 words]

• Yew Chung International School Hong Kong 10/12 review 6
Not in any way at all an int’l school… [650 words]

• Udon Thani International School Thailand 10/11 review 8
There is ZERO fair & equitable treatment… [508 words]

• Misk Schools Saudi Arabia 10/11 review 31
Be transported back to an era before modern pedagogies… [377 words]

• Misk Schools Saudi Arabia 10/11 review 30
My experience has been quite disappointing… [340 words]

• King Henry VIII College Malaysia 10/11 review 7
Year after year, things were getting worse, not better… [300 words]

• American International School Jeddah Saudi Arabia 10/11 review 70
Come for a quick buck & then leave… [203 words]

• m8bet Mobile appAlbanian College Tirana Albania 10/11 review 29
The friendliness & feigned interest ends upon arrival… [302 words]

• United Lisbon International School Portugal 10/11 review 2
I resigned three weeks into the school year… [182 words]

• KIS International School Thailand 10/11 review 10
I was quite surprised by the tone of the last post… [276 words]

• The Overseas School Colombo Sri Lanka 10/11 review 9
Sri Lanka is a great place to live & work… [72 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 10/10 review 22
Managers with little int’l experience… [493 words]

• School of the Nations Macau 10/10 review 8
The cost of working here isn’t worth it in my book… [1,125 words]

• Misk Schools Saudi Arabi 10/10 review 29
Newly arrived teachers & senior leaders gone in term 1… [976 words]

• American International School Vietnam 10/10 review 50
We still have not been paid our salaries… [66 words]

• Canadian International School Vietnam 10/10 review 13
I have had a very good experience here… [248 words]

•  KIS International School Thailand 10/9 review 9
Sucks the joy out of teaching & living in  Thailand… [460 words]

• EtonHouse International School Orchard Singapore 10/9 review 2
Decisions are made erratically… [768 words]

• International School Port of Spain Trinidad 10/9 review 7
With better admin, it has potential to be excellent… [339 words]

• International School Panama 10/9 review 22
My kids are no longer happy at this school… [215 words]

m8bet Mobile app• Changchun American International School China 10/6 review 20
The word that I would use to describe this school is, bizarre!… [838 words]

• American School Asuncion Paraguay 10/6 review 14
Academics are not the number one priority – sports are… [489 words]

• American International School Kuwait 10/6 review 77
All in all, a big disappointment… [54 words]

• Escola Americana de Recife Brazil 10/5
First time reviewed on ISR [911 words]

• Harrow International School Thailand 10/5 review 16
The package is very good for Bangkok… [58 words]

• Misk Schools Saudi Arabia 10/5 review 28
I wanted to offer a somewhat more positive opinion… [559 words]

• Sandford International School Ethiopia 10/5 review 9
It’s always a shame to see schools decline… [314 words]

• Xi’an Hanova International School China 10/4 review 14
I’d like to highlight the key concerns that I have… [295 words]

• North London Collegiate School Korea 10/4 review 14
Learn from other peoples’ mistakes, look elsewhere… [889 words]

• The Overseas School Colombo Sri Lanka 10/4 review 8
A great community-based school… [56 words]

• British School Kathmandu Nepal 10/3 review 17
You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the quality of school & life… [355 words]

• Berkeley International School Bangkok Thailand 10/3 review 26
A deeply frustrating & demoralizing experience… [657 words]

• CfBT Project Brunei Darussalam 10/2 review 25
Ongoing changes have been dramatic & not for the good… [466 words]

• Misk Schools Saudi Arabia 10/2 review 27
The school is now in a state of crisis… [292 words]

Director & Principal Reports

• Mike Livingston 10/31 (Director Report 3)
Yangon International School Myanmar

• Aubrey Curran 10/31 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Yoyogi International School Japan

• Kevin Jaramillo 10/30 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour China

• Dale Wood 10/30 (Principal Report 2)
BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour China

• Arnetta Young 10/30 (Principal Report 2)
Carol Morgan School Dominican Republic

• Doreen Garrigan 10/30 (Principal Report 13)
Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro Brazil

• Chandra McGowan 10/30 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Vietnam

• Corey Johnson 10/30 (Director Report 8)
St. Johnsbury Academy Korea

• Fredrick Hill 10/27 (Director Report 2)
Chadwick International Korea

• Anna Krughoff 10/26 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
San Juan del Sur Day School Nicaragua

• Matthew Ohm 10/26 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Kumamoto International School Japan

• Arnetta Young 10/26 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Carol Morgan School Dominican Republic

• Melissa O’Leary 10/26 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Vietnam

• Mark McCallum 10/25 (Principal Report 11)
International School Dongguan China

• Tim Aviss 10/25 (Principal Report 2)
Westminster International School Uzbekistan

• Doreen Garrigan 10/24 (Principal Report 12)
Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro Brazil

• Andrew Parry 10/24 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Amnuay Silpa Bilingual School Bangkok Thailand

• Christopher Share 10/23 (Director Report 2)
m8bet Mobile appAlbanian College Tirana Albania

• Corey Johnson 10/23 (Director Report 7)
St. Johnsbury Academy Korea

• Doreen Garrigan 10/20 (Principal Report 10)
Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro Brazil

• Doreen Garrigan 10/20 (Principal Report 11)
Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro Brazil

• Caroline Fogiel 10/19 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Invento The Uzbek International School Uzbekistan

• Charles Chang 10/19 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International Bilingual m8bet mobile loginSchool Hsinchu Taiwan

• Linda LaPine 10/18 (Director Report 3)
International School Hyderabad India

• Luke Chaeter 10/17 (Principal Report 2)
Taipei European School Taiwan

• David Swanson 10/17 (Principal Report 2)
International School Nanshan Shenzhen China

• Joyce Chee 10/17 (Director Report 2)
Overseas Family School Singapore

• Virginia Sutton 10/16 (Principal Report 3)
Misk Schools Saudi Arabia 

• Martin Scott 10/12 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Yew Chung International School Hong Kong

• Jacinth Gurdon 10/12 (Principal Report 6)
Dulwich College Beijing China

• Mechum Purnell 10/11 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
The Overseas School Colombo Sri Lanka

• Aristipo Rodriguez 10/10 (Principal Report 3)
Xi’an Hanova International School China

• Rob Commons 10/9 (Principal Report 2)
Uptown International School UAE

• Samira Al-Rayes 10/6 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Kuwait

• Matt Doige 10/6 (Principal Report 2)
Shekou International School China

• Liliana Bannon 10/5 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Repton School Cairo Egypt

• Jon Horsnell 10/5 (Principal Report 2)
Canadian International School Phnom Penh Cambodia

• Derek Nelson 10/4 (Principal Report 3)
Tashkent International School Uzbekistan

• Matt Horne 10/4 (Principal Report 2)
Anglo American School of Sofia Bulgaria

• Monique Flickinger 10/4 (Principal Report 3)
American Community School Abu Dhabi UAE

• Anne Watkins 10/3 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Al Raha International School Abu Dhabi UAE

• Matt Horne 10/3 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Anglo American School of Sofia Bulgaria

• Scott Carnochan 10/3 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Brighton College Al Ain UAE

• Rachel MacKinnon 10/2 (Director Report 4)
International Learning Group School Kosovo

• Seth Roberts 10/2 (Principal Report 2)
Hsinchu County American School Taiwan

• Derek Nelson 10/2 (Principal Report 2)
Tashkent International School Uzbekistan