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How is this school different or the same when compared to schools in your home country?

"There are no events/activities after school. Extra-curricular activities take place in the lunch break (lunch is 1.5 hours). This is because most students arrive by school bus, as students come from far and wide across the region. Many teachers also take the school bus, or are bus monitors. "

Santiago College

Santiago, Chile

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In general, describe the demeanor of the students.

"The students are respectful, creative and enthusiastic. They love to chat and socialize! "

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What controversies have been happening lately? Please be objective.

"About the below comment: the school has improved on giving salary on time. If there is a national holiday on the same day as pay day, then we will be paid the next school day after it. There were only 2 times we weren't paid on time---Bajram in October and July 31. We will be paid on August 5th. "

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Explain how salaries are decided (e.g. is there a pay schedule? extra step for masters degree? Annual pay raises? Bonuses?).

"The salary increase is nothing compared to the increased workload. The may be increased between 500 to 800RMB every year, and then, the tax deduction will take it away. Yes, as it is obvious, the more you earn, the more taxes you pay and the less the increase will benefit you."

George Washington Academy

Casablanca, Morocco

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Average class size for primary and secondary. Describe any aide support.

"The average size is 20-24 students per class. Some of the more specific classes can be from 10-15."

Esbjerg International School

Esbjerg, Denmark

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How have certain things improved since you started working there?

"Yes, the big/best thing that happened was the school getting the services of a new counselor. "

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Detailed info about flight, shipping and settling-in allowances. Any other benefits (e.g. free lunches, etc.)?

"Shipping allowance is 300 Euros."

Escuela Bella Vista Maracaibo

Maracaibo, Venezuela

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Average monthly salary after taxes and in what currency (explain taxation situation). How often do you get paid throughout the year?

"Salary for foreign hires is paid every six months in USD. It is around $10,000 each pay period.
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Name your favorite restaurants, favorite places to go to and favorite things to do in the city.

"We just went to Bait Al Luban near to the Corniche Mutrah. The food there is delicious! It really seems like they use fresh ingredients and things made there are done to a really nice perfection. Another favorite restaurant that we've been to is in the Wave area. It is a Lebanese restaurant that's called Zahr El Laymoun. We got some ho..."

One World International School

Singapore, Singapore

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Average monthly salary after taxes and in what currency (explain taxation situation). How often do you get paid throughout the year?

"Salaries are paid in Singapore Dollars. The taxes are between 6-8% of the salary."

GEMS World Academy (Singapore)

Singapore, Singapore

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Name your favorite restaurants, favorite places to go to and favorite things to do in the city.

"Many of the neighborhoods in Singapore house great nighlife, so, exploring the city is a must. "

Albanian College Durres

Durres, Albania

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Name your favorite restaurants, favorite places to go to and favorite things to do in the city.

""Los Locos", "Pizza King", "Proper Pizza" and "Spaghetteria Luli" are amazing and rather inexpensive restaurants very close to the school premises (5-10 minutes walking distance). "