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Sample travel airfares from host city airport to destinations nearby.

"So many places you can go from Wroclaw. Many budget flights to European countries."

American School of Warsaw

Warsaw, Poland

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Information about benefits for teachers with dependents. Describe the childcare in the area.

"Free tuition for teachers' children is included as a benefit."

ACS Hillingdon International School

Hillingdon, United Kingdom

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Describe the different aspects of the school building and the school grounds. Also, describe the surrounding area around the campus.

"Excellent facilities in an historical mansion house based on an 11 acre campus (which is great so close to the city of London) including: tennis courts, sports fields and a purpose built music centre which boasts a fully equipped music technology lab and digital recording studio. "

Lycee Francais de Shanghai

Shanghai, China

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Sample activities that you can do around the city? Including ones that you can do with a family (children)?

"There are so many things to do, this is one of the biggest cities in the world.
Shanghai Disney is hugely popular and you can get a membership that gives you discount and advanced access as well as other benefits.
Shanghai has a zoo but it is apparently quite sad so I've never been to. There is also an animal park that is appar..."

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What controversies have been happening lately? Please be objective.

"It is important to note that there are always 1-2 new teachers every year that leave this school within a few months of working there. One year 3 different teacher families left within a month or two. It is hard to know exactly the reason why. Could be air pollution, the school, something didn't meet their expectations."

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Languages of the host city and the level of English spoken there.

"tamil, but since this is a tourist spot they could also speak english"

The Prague British School

Prague, Czech Republic

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How is the school calendar? Is there ample vacation time?

"Follows the English and Czech school schedules. Vacation time averages out to be the same as most European and American schools. (2 months in summer, 1 week October, 2 weeks December, 1 week Feb., 2 weeks April)"

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Describe language abilities of students at this school and what is the "common language spoken in the hallways"? Is there one dominate culture group?

"Most kids here are Korean."

Creative Secondary School

Hong Kong, China

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How have certain things improved since you started working there?

"Nothing."

American International School (Vietnam)

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Information about benefits for teachers with dependents. Describe the childcare in the area.

"The school is nearly 100% Vietnamese. I am not sure what it's like to be a non-Vietnamese kid in it, but no efforts are being made to make AISVN international. That might not be a bad thing, but it is a reality that those with children ought to consider."

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Is the student population declining, staying the same or increasing? Give details why.

"The student population has been slowly increasing. This may be due to Fiji's economy stabilising and the amount of expats here."

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Describe language abilities of students at this school and what is the "common language spoken in the hallways"? Is there one dominate culture group?

"There are very few native English speaking children and most of these are teacher's children. It is predominantly a school for the wealthy Thai. It has proved impossible to encourage the Thai children to only speak English during school time. "