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Stockholm International School

Stockholm, Sweden

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What types of sports programs and activities does the school offer?

"A lot of after school sports activities including running, basketball, football and badminton. These clubs often take part in competitions with other schools, sometimes located in other cities/countries "

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How have certain things improved since you started working there?

"When I joined the school 5 years ago we shared the building with the local school. We moved to a new campus last year with a state of the art facilities such as a swimming pool, big and small gym, auditorium, a theatre, soccer field, two playgrounds for ECE and Primary respectively and a big library. The students are provided Ipads and laptops ..."

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What types of budgets do classroom teachers/departments get?

"The school has recently implemented an e-Purchasing system. The challenge now is to develop the system so that teachers have the flexibility to be responsive."

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Health insurance and medical benefits. Describe your experiences using these benefits and going to the local hospitals.

"The health insurance and medical benefits is one of the lousiest I've ever experienced. My kids were sick and I had to pay for their medicines and visits to the doc . I've submitted the request for getting reimbursed more than 3 months ago and I still didn't get reimbursed to this day. "

Vietnam Australia International School

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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What types of budgets do classroom teachers/departments get?

"Teachers and departments do not have budgets. However, teachers and departments can request money and/or supplies through their program coordinators or dept heads. Teachers have ample supplies as well as books."

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Popular travel websites to buy plane tickets or tours that are popular for expats living in the city and/or country.

"Everyone loves booking.com for all their accommodations. Easy to browse options and so much is available in the region to peruse. "

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Describe the technologies available at the school and how people are/are not using them.

"Each teacher gets a laptop, some teachers could borrow an iPad, each classroom has an overhead projector and speakers. The school has an amazing, knowledgeable IT team, always ready to help. "

American School of Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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What does the school do to create a harmonious state of well-being and high morale amongst its staff?

"Constant focus on bettering yourself as a teacher. Staff games on several afternoons (currently Volleyball on Wednesday, and Volleyball and Futsal on Fridays.)
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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?

"YIS teacher salary scale ranges from $40,825 to $54,825 net. Salary is paid in USD. YIS pays local taxes. The salary is paid on the last business day of each month."

Keystone Academy

Beijing, China

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Recent things that the school has taken on (i.e. new curriculum, specific professional development, etc.).

"New Flag raising ceremony will happen this thursday. This is a new thing this year and the whole school will attend
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Recent things that the school has taken on (i.e. new curriculum, specific professional development, etc.).

"New teachers are hired ahead which shows a better organization than previous years."

Colegio Anglo Colombiano

Bogota, Colombia

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In general, describe the demeanor of the students.

"I can only talk for preschool. They are sweet and lovely and love their school. "