It’s true, ISC now has over 36000 comments!
Here is a bit of history about how many comments that we have had on our website since it started back in January 2011:
0 Comments – January 2011
71 Comments – May 2011
939 Comments – September 2011
2147 Comments – January 2012
4578 Comments – May 2012
5965 Comments – September 2012
6767 Comments – January 2013
8004 Comments – May 2013
9109 Comments – September 2013
10018 Comments – January 2014
10689 Comments – May 2014
11455 Comments – Sept 2014
12981 Comments – Feb 2015
15023 Comments – Nov 2015
16017 Comments – Feb 2016
18000 Comments – Sept 2016
19000 Comments – Dec 2016
20200 Comments – March 2017
22010 Comments – August 2017
23000 Comments – November 2017
24000 Comments – January 2018
27000 Comments – May 2018
30000 Comments – January 2019
33000 Comments – Sept 2019
36000 Comments – March 2020
We would like to formally thank our community of members (now at over 18400!) for submitting all of the comments on our website. The more comments there are, the more informed our members will be. Being well-informed is especially important when you are recruiting and really needing to know specific information about the international schools you are considering. International School Community’s goal is to be the ‘go-to’ website for international school teachers!
Want to view all these 36000+ comments? Check out our Browse All Comments page (viewable by basic and premium members).
Got a few minutes, login to our website today and submit some comments about the schools you know about! For every 10 comments you submit, one free month of premium membership will be added to your account!
Are you an international school teacher that wants to submit some comments but currently don’t have premium membership? Consider being a Mayor of a school you know about. Check out the details here. All Mayors get unlimited premium membership to our website!
We definitely would like to thank all of our current 450+ Mayors for their role in helping us get to 36000+ total comments on our website.
Our school profile search feature is one reason that makes International School Community unique. The search feature allows our members to search for the schools that best fit their specific criteria.
This fast and easy-to-use search feature also helps international school teachers find the school profile pages on our website that have some useful comments and information on them. You can easily see how many comments have been submitted on each school profile page by looking to the right of each schools listed on the schools list page.
The “Schools with Comments” tick box feature is at the bottom of our school profile search box (see above picture). If you only want to see school profiles that have comments on them in your search results, tick this box! Then on the search results page, you will only see the schools that have comments. Genius!
Example: First we selected the East Asia in the Region drop down menu. Then we selected China in the Country drop down menu. Finally, we selected Shanghai in the City drop down menu. But instead of getting ALL the school profile pages for schools in Shanghai, we put a tick next to the ‘schools with comments’ part before we pressed the Search button.
Here are the results of this search:
As of 5 June 2019, 25 schools in Shanghai have had comments and information submitted on their school profile pages.
Log-on right now to our website and start your searches using our ‘schools with comments’ feature (which is available to all members).
Currently, we have 1094 schools that have had comments and information submitted on them. That’s over half of the 2085 schools that we have listed on our website!
It is also important to note that there are almost 32000 individual comments and information that have been submitted on our website. All of these comments mean more informed teachers in our international school community! We encourage all international school community members to share what they know by submitting comments on the international schools they currently work at or have worked at in the past. Why not become a Mayor of a school for unlimited free premium membership? Become a Mayor today!continue reading
Do you have a question about a specific international school that you are considering interviewing with? Do you have experience working at an international school and have information and current news to share?
Besides being able to check out and read 22600+ submitted comments on our school profile pages, we also have the school profile page walls. Similar to a forum, there is a wall on each school profile page. If you don’t see an answer to your question in the submitted comments and information area, then the wall is the place to ask your question. Also, if you have some information to share about an international school (that you presently work at or have worked at in the past), then we encourage you to also start up a discussion or share some important information on the school’s wall as well.
The wall is located under the map feature and basic school stats on a school profile page’s Overview tab.
You can also check out the latest discussions on all of the school profile page walls on our Latest Wall Discussions page. On this page you can check out the last 40 comments that have been submitted on all the walls.
International School Community would like all the discussions on the school profile page walls to follow our Community Guidelines for our website. Please take a moment to check out our Guidelines for posting on a school profile page wall.
Guidelines for posting on a school profile page Wall:
• Ask questions that you have about this school that haven’t already been answered on the Comments and Information page.
• Start up a topic about this school related to the School, the Benefits, the City it is in and what it is like to Travel from the city it is in.
• If you know about this school, make sure to respond to previously submitted questions and topics to which you know the answers.
• If you currently work at this school or have worked there in the past, leave a helpful comment or positive statement about the school that would be informative and useful for potential candidates interested in working at this school.
• Stay positive. This wall is not a place to complain or say hurtful things about the school, administration, teachers or the students.
• Keep the topics constructive and non-subjective. It is not a place to talk about your unique and negative personal experience at the school.
Finding information about what it is like to working at international schools can sometimes be a challenge. On other international school forums, it can get a bit tiring and cumbersome to find the information you need. In other words, those forums can be too complex and unorganized. Now if you want to know about a specific international school, you can just go directly to check out their profile page on our website. If the answer your looking for hasn’t already been submitted, then make sure to utilize our wall feature. All the information discussed on this wall will only be about that specific international school. The mission of our school profile page walls is to be convenient, useful, and organized. All information discussed about that school will be in one place…saving you time in your search for answers!
We encourage all members to actively participate on the school profile page walls, so that we can all stay the most up-to-date and informed about our international school community!continue reading